Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary

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School Overview

The Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary (BMATS) is owned and operated by the Baptist Missionary Association of America and is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. BMATS offers the following graduate degrees: Master of Religion in Church Ministries and Master of Divinity Degrees. It is also offers the Bachelor of Arts in Religion and Associate of Divinity. The school’s graduate programs are accredited by the Association of Theological Schools.

General Information

Admission Office
1530 East Pine Street
Jacksonville, TX 75766
(903) 586-2501
Fax: (903) 586-0378

Contact: Philip Attebery
Dean/Registrar
Main Address
PO Box 670
Jacksonville, TX 75766
(903) 586-2501
www.bmats.edu
Size
Degree-seeking undergrads: 58

Setting
Rural setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 90%

Open admission, but with selective admission to some programs

Enrollment Statistics

Admissions Considerations
Recommendations: Required
Formal demonstration of competencies: Recommended
TOEFL: Required

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2011
Number of Applicants: 13
Percent Admitted: 77%
Percented Admitted Who Enrolled: 100%

Undergraduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Student Gender

Undergraduate Student Age

Undergraduate Student Residence

Graduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Retention and Graduation Rates

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $2,860 $3,310 $3,310 $3,800 +14.80%
Books and Supplies $300 $350 $350 $400 +14.29%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $3,580 $3,580 $3,580 $3,600 +0.56%
Other $600 $650 $650 $700 +7.69%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $4,500 $5,000 $5,000 $5,500 +10.00%
Other $600 $650 $650 $700 +7.69%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $7,340 $7,890 $7,890 $8,500 +7.73%
In-state Off Campus $8,260 $9,310 $9,310 $10,400 +11.71%
In-state with Family $3,160 $3,660 $3,660 $4,200 +14.75%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $3,600
In-state Student Fees $200
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $3,600
Out-of-state Student Fees $200

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 7 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 5 71% $26,490 $5,298
• Federal grants 1 14% $6,215 $6,215
• Pell grants 0 0% $0
• Other federal grants 1 14% $6,215 $6,215
Local and state government scholarships or grantss 0 0% $0
Institutional scholarships or grants 4 57% $20,275 $5,069
Student loan financial aid 1 14% $3,760 $3,760
• Federal student loans 0 0% $0
• Other student loans 1 14% $3,760 $3,760

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 5 14 2
Theology and Religious Vocations 5 14 2
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other 5 14 2
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies A,B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Theology A,B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(903) 586-2501
Website:www.bmats.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address:1530 E Pine St, Jacksonville, TX 75766-5407
Setting:32
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:174
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):100%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:4 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:29 (17% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$5,800
Out-of-state Tuition:$5,800
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:0%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$0

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Theology and Religious Vocations111
Grand total111

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Theology and Religious Vocations1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$5,800
Out-of-state$5,800
Books and supplies$900

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$5,850
Out-of-state$5,850

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid00%
Grant or scholarship aid00%$0
Student loan aid00%$0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid4975%$5,569
Federal student loans1422%$8,382

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants761
Percent admitted100%100%100%
Percent admitted who enrolled57%67%0%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment174
Undergraduate enrollment83
Graduate enrollment91

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
    • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology

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