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Arkansas Baptist College is a nonprofit private historically black institution located in Little Rock, Arkansas. Most historically black colleges and universities (also known as HBCUs) were established after the civil war to provide newly freed African Americans with educational opportunities. The school's Baptist affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's curriculum. Nearly 1,100 students enroll at Arkansas Baptist College yearly.
Areas of study offered at Arkansas Baptist College include:
- Business Administration
- Human Services
- Law and Justice Administration
- Religious Studies
- Interdisciplinary Studies
- African-American Studies
The school operates under an open enrollment policy, accepting all applicants that meet the minimum requirements for admission. Submission of transcripts, records, test scores, and admissions essays may be requested for certain programs.
Undergraduate tuition is approximately $8,600 for the year, though it may change based on different types of circumstances. Students should check the school's price of attendance calculator to get a more personalized estimate of costs. The price of on-campus housing is approximately $4,400 for the year. Arkansas Baptist College may offer financial aid for students who are eligible by way of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
Students may visit the website to obtain a complete list of areas of study, admissions information, and more.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the candidates Arkansas Baptist College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
Arkansas Baptist College has a total student population of about 900.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $8,800 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- Part time students pay in the range of $340 to $400 per unit
- The average estimated cost for on campus dorms & meals is listed to be around $8,700
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||88%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||82%||$5,172|
|Receiving Student Loans||80%||$5,974|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2012 was around 25.4%.
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, Arkansas Baptist College may provide student services like those listed below:
- Online classes
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
The overall graduation rate of Arkansas Baptist College is close to 16%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||4%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||3%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.8%|
Arkansas Baptist College is a Member of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), with many of the sports being in the NJCAA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Track and Field, Indoor
- Track and Field, Outdoor
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2008-2013. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Arkansas Baptist College for official up-to-date information.