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IPEDS ID: 154837
OPE ID: 00190700
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Central Baptist Theological Seminary
6601 Monticello Road, Shawnee, Kansas 66226-3513
General information:  (913) 667-5700
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Two but less than 4 years certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  Suburb: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  391 (104 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  9 to 1
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Tuition Policies for Servicemembers and
Mission Statement
  Central prepares women and men for seeking God, shaping church and serving humanity.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Institutions--Theological seminaries, Bible colleges, and other faith-related institutions
Religious Affiliation
American Baptist
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2014Full timePart time
Total faculty94
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
Tuition and fees$6,780$6,780$6,980$9,14030.9%
Books and supplies$1,800$1,800$1,800$1,8000.0%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$11,310$11,649$11,998$12,3583.0%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
Off Campus$32,580$33,299$34,190$37,1128.5%
Off Campus with Family$23,965$24,067$24,732$27,37110.7%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2014-2015
Alternative Tuition Plans
  • No alternative tuition plans are offered by this institution.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2013-2014
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid130100%————
Grant or scholarship aid2893%$101,430$3,623
Federal grants00%$0
Pell grants00%$0
Other federal grants00%$0
State/local government grant or scholarships00%$0
Institutional grants or scholarships2893%$101,430$3,623
Student loan aid(*)7%(*)(*)
Federal student loans(*)7%(*)(*)
Other student loans00%$0
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
  • (*) Number receiving aid and total and average amounts of aid received are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid18098%$282,320$3,529
Pell grants00%$0
Federal student loans45%$34,250$8,563
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

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Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$30,690$30,141$30,567
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2013-2014
$0 – $30,000$34,190
$30,001 – $48,000
$48,001 – $75,000
$75,001 – $110,000$34,190
$110,001 and more
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2014
Total enrollment391
Undergraduate enrollment104
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment0
Graduate enrollment287
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 92%
Part-time: 8%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 30%
Female: 70%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 0%
Black or African American: 6%
Hispanic/Latino: 0%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 4%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Non-resident alien: 89%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 0%
25 and over: 100%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 10%
Out-of-state: 90%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2013.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 71%
Part-time: 29%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 1%
Enrolled in some distance education: 93%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 6%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 6%
Enrolled in some distance education: 58%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 36%
Undergraduate application fee (2014-2015): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2014
Number of applicants12102
Percent admitted100%100%100%
Percent admitted who enrolled92%90%100%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesX
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
  • Interpret data with caution. We do not offer Bachelor's degrees.
  • Interpret data with caution. We do not offer Bachelor's degrees.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in the cohort year, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2013-2014
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramMasterDoctorUndergraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Theology and Religious Vocations
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other--2d
Theology/Theological Studies3d--
Category total23d12d
Grand total2312
Educational Benefits, 2013-2014
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 0
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 3
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 0
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $4,421
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools1/1/1962 -  Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission1/1/1979 -  Accredited
2013 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201120122013
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault000
Motor vehicle theft000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201220112010
Default rate0.0%0.0%0.0%
Number in default000
Number in repayment453917
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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