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Accreditation and Affiliations

Student Diversity

Nondiscrimination Policy

FERPA – Privacy of Student Records

Financial Aid ***See SBC Catalog***

Drug Free Policy

Audits

Grievance Policies

Graduation and Employment Rates

Employment Rates

Every fifth year, an Alumni Questionnaire is sent out to as many alumni as possible (via mail and email). Information is gathered pertaining to alumni vocational activities, their continued education, and their perspectives on the college’s leadership, programs, and services.

Graduation Rates --- From 2008-2016

Percentage of Students (Entering First-Time Freshmen) Who Graduate:

  • Entering in 2008 – 21%
  • Entering in 2009 – 28%
  • Entering in 2010 – 21%
  • Entering in 2011 - 1%
  • Entering in 2012 - 14%
  • Entering in 2013 - 25%; 25% in progress

Number of Degrees Awarded (total from 2008-2016):

  • Bachelor of Science in Church Ministries – 35
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (newly offered) – 4
  • Associate of Arts in Bible – 49
  • Associate of Arts in Business – 26
  • Associate of Arts in General Education – 33

Gender of Graduates (total from 2008-2016):

  • Men – 79
  • Women – 46

Institutional Performance

Assessment of Overall Institutional Effectiveness

Assessment of Student Learning


Accreditation and Affiliations

RECOGNITION

Southeastern Baptist College is accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education, 5850 T.G. Lee Blvd., Ste. 130 Orlando, Florida 32822-1781; 407-207-0808.

The college has a Charter of Incorporation by the state of Mississippi. The Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation initially granted Southeastern Baptist College full accreditation based on full accreditation with ABHE. Accreditation by the Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation is renewed annually.

Southeastern Baptist College is listed in EDUCATIONAL DIRECTORY, COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES of the United States Department of Education.

The college is approved by the United States Department of Education for participation in the Pell Grant program. It is also approved for veterans’ benefits.

The United States Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service has approved Southeastern Baptist College for training of international students.

AFFILIATIONS

Southeastern Baptist College is owned and operated by the Baptist Missionary Association of Mississippi. Baptist Missionary Associations and churches of other states also participate in the operation of the college. It is a member of the Mississippi Association of Colleges.

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STUDENT DIVERSITY

For the Year 2011-2012:__________________________________

Male – 40 – 49%

Female – 41 – 51%

Caucasian – 50 – 62%

African-American – 28 – 35%

Hispanic – 1 – 1%

Non-resident Alien – 2 – 2%

For the Year 2012-2013:__________________________________

Male – 42 – 58%

Female – 30 – 42%

Caucasian – 49 – 68%

African-American – 20 – 28%

Hispanic – 2 – 3%

Non-resident Alien – 1 – 1%

For the Year 2013-2014:__________________________________

Male – 35 – 66%

Female – 18 – 34%

Caucasian – 35 – 66%

African-American – 16 – 30%

Hispanic – 1 – 2%

Other – 1 – 2%

For the Year 2014-2015:__________________________________

Male – 43 – 66%

Female – 22 – 34%

Caucasian – 47 – 72%

African-American – 16 – 24%

Hispanic – 1 – 2%

Other – 1 – 2%

For the Year 2015-2016:__________________________________

Male – 43 – 74%

Female – 15 – 26%

Caucasian – 31 – 53%

African-American – 25 – 43%

Hispanic – 1 – 2%

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Nondiscrimination Policy

Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy to Students

Southeastern Baptist College admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally made available to students at the college. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs, or other college administered programs.

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FERPA - Privacy of Student Records

Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974

Under this law, students in post-secondary education have the right to inspect and review their school records as defined by law. Other than for directory information, Southeastern Baptist College will release information only with the student’s written consent and will use directory information in the best interest of the students. Parents of tax dependents will, under the law, have the right to information without written consent of the student.

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Drug Free Policy

Drug Free Environment

Southeastern Baptist College prohibits the unlawful possession, use, or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol by students and employees on the college property or as part of any of its activities. In addition to possible legal sanctions, disciplinary action for violation of this policy may include expulsion. For more details, see the “Drug Education Policy” distributed annually.

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Grievance Policies

Student Grievance Policy

    As a student of the Southeastern Baptist College faculty, you have the right to an educational experience offered in a non-threatening environment free of harassment of any kind. You are entitled to fair treatment by college personnel and a due process of grievance should you believe that you have been treated unfairly or in an inappropriate manner.

    In the event you believe that you have been wronged in any way by the College, you should follow the procedure outlined below.

  1. Initial contact should be made with the Dean of Students. Explain your grievance and give opportunity for him to investigate and attempt to bring satisfaction. If your problem is with the Dean of Students, initial contact should be made with the President.
  2. Should the Dean of Students be unable to settle the situation to your satisfaction, contact the President of the College.
  3. If attempts by the President to alleviate the problem fail, contact the chairman of the Board of Trustees of the College. His name, address, and phone number can be obtained from the President of the College and/or from the annual yearbook of the Baptist Missionary Association of Mississippi.
  4. If the action of the Board of Trustees is not to your satisfaction, you may make final appeal to the Association for Biblical Higher Education, 5850 T G Lee Blvd, Suite 130 Orlando FL 32822 | 407-207-0808.

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College Constituent Grievance Policy

    As a constituent of Southeastern Baptist College, you have the right to express concerns you have about the College and to expect them to be properly addressed by the College. You are entitled to courteous treatment by the president and a due process of grievance should you believe that you have a legitimate concern that you feel the College needs to address. 
    In the event you believe that you have been wronged in any way by the college, you should follow the procedure outlined below.

  1. Initial contact should be made to the president of the college. Explain your grievance and give opportunity for him to investigate and attempt to bring satisfaction.
  2. Should the president be unable to settle the situation to your satisfaction, contact the chairman of the board of trustees. His name, address, and phone number can be obtained from the president of the college and/or from the annual yearbook of the Baptist Missionary Association of Mississippi

    The board of trustees is the final source of appeals in matters pertaining to the college.

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Staff Grievance Policy

    As a staff member of Southeastern Baptist College, you have the right to work in an environment that is non-threatening and free of harassment of any kind. You are entitled to fair treatment by college administration and a due process of grievance should you believe that you have been treated unfairly or in an inappropriate manner.
    In the event you believe that you have been wronged in any way by the college, you should follow the procedure outlined below.

  1. Initial contact should be made with your supervisor directly over you (displayed in the “Institutional Organizational Chart” on the last page of the Administrative Handbook). Explain your grievance and give opportunity for him/her to investigate and attempt to bring satisfaction.
  2. Should your direct supervisor be unable to settle the situation to your satisfaction, contact the administrator over your department (either the Academic Dean or the Executive Vice President).
  3. Should your administrator be unable to settle the situation to your satisfaction, contact the president of the college. If attempts by the president to alleviate the problem fail, contact the chairman of the board of trustees. His name, address, and phone number can be obtained from the president of the college and/or from the annual yearbook of the Baptist Missionary Association of Mississippi.

    The board of trustees is the final source of appeals in matters pertaining to the staff of the college.

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Faculty Grievance Policy

Fair and Reasonable Process for Faculty

    As a member of the Southeastern Baptist College faculty, you have the right to fair and reasonable treatment. This treatment extends to all aspects of your relationship with the College, including adjudication of grievances, disciplinary action, and dismissal.
    Should you believe that you as a member of the Southeastern Baptist College faculty have been unfairly treated by the College or any administrator thereof, the following process should be utilized in an effort to address the problem.

  1. Initial contact in most cases should be made with the Academic Dean. Explain your grievance and give opportunity for him to investigate and attempt to bring satisfaction. If your problem is with the Academic Dean, initial contact should be made with the President.
  2. Should the Academic Dean be unable to settle the situation to your satisfaction, contact the President of the College.
  3. If attempts by the President to alleviate the problem fail, contact the chairman of the Board of Trustees of the College. His name, address, and phone number can be obtained from the President of the College and/or from the annual yearbook of the Baptist Missionary Association of Mississippi.

    The Board of Trustees is the final source of appeals in matters pertaining to the College.

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Administrative Grievance Policy

    As a member of the administration of Southeastern Baptist College, you have the right to work in an environment that is non-threatening and free of harassment of any kind. You are entitled to fair treatment by the college president and a due process of grievance should you believe that you have been treated unfairly or in an inappropriate manner.
    In the event you believe that you have been wronged in any way by the college, you should follow the procedure outlined below.

  1. Initial contact should be made to the president of the college. Explain your grievance and give opportunity for him to investigate and attempt to bring satisfaction.
  2. Should the president be unable to settle the situation to your satisfaction, contact the chairman of the board of trustees. His name, address, and phone number can be obtained from the president of the college and/or from the annual yearbook of the Baptist Missionary Association of Mississippi.

    The board of trustees is the final source of appeals in matters pertaining to the staff of the college.

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Alumni Questionnaire Results

Results of the Alumni Questionnaire that pertain to graduate employment rates are as follows:

  • 67% of graduates that responded were employed in a job related to their field of study at SBC.
  • 71% of graduates that responded became employed in a job related to their field of study at SBC within one year of graduation.
  • 52% of graduates that responded completed another degree program since leaving SBC.
  • Titles/Positions held by SBC graduates (listed by those that responded):

                   Pastor

                   Pastor’s Wife

                   Missionary

                   Professor

                   Children's Ministry

                   Missions Department Administrator

                   Teacher

                   Ministry Director

  • 88% of graduates that responded gave a rating of “excellent/good” when asked to “Evaluate your degree program as it prepared you for your vocation and for graduate work”.
  • 89% of graduates that responded either "strongly agreed" or "agreed" when asked if "Southeastern adequately prepared them for employment in their desired careers".

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