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IPEDS ID: 176451
OPE ID: 02516200
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Wesley Biblical Seminary
787 E. Northside Drive, Jackson, Mississippi 39206
General information:  (601) 366-8880
Website:  www.wbs.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:  City: Midsize
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  51 (0 undergraduate)
Admissionswww.wbs.edu/academics/
Financial Aidwww.wbs.edu/financial-aid/
Net Price Calculatorwww.wbs.edu
Mission Statement
  Wesley Biblical Seminary exists to advance Christ’s Kingdom through the Church and make disciples of Jesus by offering life-transforming theological education producing Spirit-filled, shepherd-theologians and leaders for the 21st century, who demonstrate an unwavering commitment to Trinitarian faith, Christ-centered holiness, Biblical authority, and personal accountability.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions
Religious Affiliation
Interdenominational
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial 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 faculty44
Instructional44
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2015-2016
Tuition$11,565
Fees$650
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition planX
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2013-2014
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2013-2014, therefore financial aid information was not reported.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2013-2014, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2014
Total enrollment (all graduate)51
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 24%
Part-time: 76%Student Gender:
Male: 71%
Female: 29%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 0%
Black or African American: 45%
Hispanic/Latino: 2%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 39%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Non-resident alien: 14%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 43%
Enrolled in some distance education: 29%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 27%
  • This institution does not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2014-2015
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramMasterDoctor
  • 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.
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Christian Studies2d-
Category total2d-
Theology and Religious Vocations
Bible/Biblical Studies0d-
Divinity/Ministry3d0
Theology/Theological Studies0d-
Category total3d0
Grand total50
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
  • We are a graduate institution that works with GoArmyEd, Navy, Air Force and VA departments to provide tuition assistance from Department of Defense and VA.
Educational Benefits, 2013-2014
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 1
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
  • Average amounts of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools6/1/1991 -  Accredited
2014 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201220132014
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201220132014
Illegal weapons possession00
Drug law violations00
Liquor law violations00
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible00
Rape0
Fondling0
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Incest0
Statutory rape0
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary000
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter00
Negligent manslaughter00
Sex offenses - Forcible00
Rape
Fondling
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Incest
Statutory rape
Robbery00
Aggravated assault00
Burglary00
Motor vehicle theft00
Arson00
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • 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.
  • As of the 2015 data collection (2014 data onwards), statistics for Sex offenses - Forcible and Sex offenses - Non-forcible are no longer collected. Rape, Fondling, Incest and Statutory rape statistics were not collected prior to the 2015 data collection.
  • 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 http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201220112010
Default rate2.3%6.4%0.0%
Number in default220
Number in repayment843132
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)