Our responsibility is to train up a generation of faithful ministers, missionaries, and church leaders so that the church will be faithful in this generation.
One of Southern Seminary’s distinguishing features is its faculty, whose contributions both in scholarship and teaching place Southern at the forefront of theological education. The faculty’s academic achievement is matched by a willingness to invest in students, ensuring that an indelible mark is left on their entire lives. Among all the considerations when choosing a path for ministry training, one stands above the rest.Meet our Faculty
The School of Theology, the founding school of the institution, specializes in classic studies for ministry and scholarship.
The Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Ministry is the largest Great Commission school in the world.
Boyce College is undergraduate education for college students who are serious about gospel training and deployment.
Our doctoral programs train students to be expert practitioners, scholarly practitioners, and careful researchers.
Before Andy Davis preached verse-by-verse through the book of Isaiah, he memorized all 1,292 of them. It’s a discipline he developed while working as a mechanical engineer in 1986, several years after becoming a Christian. To this day, fellow students from the doctoral program at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary recall seeing Davis walk the streets near the school as he committed entire books of the Bible to memory.Read more
Diploma and Masters students typically carry a 18-27 hour load per year.
Most students can complete their Diploma or M.Div. in 3-3 ½ years.
Members of SBC churches receive this discounted tuition rate.
The Convention’s Cooperative Program helps fund SBC students’ tuition.
The Financial Aid Office will assist you in financing your education by offering institutional scholarships, connecting you with outside sources of aid, and answering questions about the financial aid process.
Competitive pricing, thriving community, and the convenience of numerous amenities make living on campus an attractive option for students and families coming to Louisville.
Preview Day is the best time for you to visit the campus if you’re considering joining us as a student at Southern Seminary. Our next Southern Preview Day is Friday, April 20th 2018. Attendees will be automatically entered to win a $1,000 scholarship.Learn More
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Students from over 40 countries attend Southern. Start here in your application as an international student.
Need help with your application? Don’t hesitate to contact the Admissions Office.
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Phone: 1 (800) 626-5525, Ext. 4200
Racial violence and horrific police killings dominated the headlines in early July when Los Angeles-area pastor Jeremy Yong urged his small congregation to remember their Christ-centered hope and ask God to reveal prejudice in their own hearts. Reminding them of the 1992 LA riots following the acquittal of four LAPD officers in the beating of Rodney King and the hostility many of them had since felt from police, Yong prayed over his ethnically diverse congregation for God’s grace, righteousness, and justice as they pursue reconciliation and peace with their neighbors.
Studying at Southern is about more than taking classes: it’s about learning in community, making lifelong friends, and experiencing the gospel lived out. Enjoy the resources that make Southern much more than just a place to study.Take a Virtual Tour
Our Global Campus provides students the exibility of completing an M.Div. in any format they choose, including online, hybrid, extension center, mission trip, and conference classes as well as through the Ministry Apprenticeship Program in participating churches.
Southern ha diseñado un Programa de Iniciativa Hispano para poder servir de manera más efectiva a aquellos que han sido llamados al ministerio en el mundo hispanohablante. Este programa incluye en su profesorado miembros que han influenciado de manera positiva a la comunidad latina, así como también descuentos para aquellos estudiantes que realicen el programa en linea.Aprende más