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Member Schools

Northern Baptist Theological Seminary

Denominational information:
American Baptist Churches USA
Contact Information:
410 Warrenville Rd
Lisle, IL 60532
p: 630-620-2100

Chief Executive Officer:
William D Shiell
Chief Academic Officer:
Lynn H Cohick
Accreditation Liaison Officer:
Jason Gile
ATS Commission Staff Liaison:
Tom Tanner

Enrollment/Faculty Information (reported Fall 2020)
Number of Students (FTE):  
297 (150.4)
Number of Full-Time Faculty (FTE):  
4 (15.5)

Accreditation Information:
Member Status:
Accredited in Good Standing
Commission's Statement of Accreditation Status
Year-Term of Next Comprehensive Accreditation Visit:
Approved Degree Programs:
MDiv, MA, MA (New Testament), MA (Theology and Mission), MA in Christian Ministries, MA in Urban Leadership, MA in Women and Theology, MA in Worship, DMin, Doctor of Theological Ministry

Approved Comprehensive Distance (Online) Education:

Approved Additional Locations:
Chicago, IL
Additional Information:
On August 3, 2021, ATS Commission staff granted temporary approval of the school's teach-out and petition to close the complete degree location at New Life Covenant Church Southeast (7522 S. Greenwood Ave, Chicago, IL 60619), effective September 30, 2021, until the Board meets in November 2021 to act officially on that closure and teach-out plan.