Central Baptist College (CBC)

1501 College Avenue, Conway, AR

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Central Baptist College, a nonprofit private institution, offers a variety of educational opportunities, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Conway, AR, the school offers a rural setting for students to study in. The school maintains a Baptist affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. The school enrolls 700 students yearly, allowing for smaller more engaging class sizes.

Students may pick from many areas of study, including:

  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Biblical Studies
  • General Studies
  • Data Processing
  • Social Work

Students applying for admission are most often asked to submit an application, transcripts, records, test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by the school. Very common exam scores among students accepted to this school are between 19 - 23 on the ACT, or 1290 - 1580 on the SAT exam. An estimated 70 percent of all students that applied were admitted at this school, with 68 percent of those accepted choosing to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found at

Tuition is approximately $13,000 for the year, though it may vary based on different types of circumstances. Students should visit the school's net price calculator to find what your personalized cost of attendance would be. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the necessary requirements by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.

CBC has a variety of athletic programs overseen by the NAIA. Athletic programs offered include:

  • Baseball (NAIA Division II)
  • Basketball (NAIA Division II)
  • Golf (NAIA Division II)
  • Soccer (NAIA Division II)

Students should visit the CBC website to see a complete list of areas of study, programs, financial aid details, and more that is available at this school.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the candidates CBC accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Central Baptist College is around 880 students, where graduate students make up roughly 13% of the student body.

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

  • The estimated tuition range is around $13,000-$15,000 per year
  • For part-time students, charges are between $430-$520 per unit
  • The average estimated cost for on campus dorms & meals is listed to be around $9,000, the cost includes nineteen meals per week

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships96%$7,833
Receiving Student Loans68%$6,565
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Central Baptist College may offer student services including:

  • Distance learning
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of CBC is close to 39%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years6%
Graduating in 5 Years6%

Intercollegiate Athletics

Central Baptist College is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (American Midwest Conference)
  • Basketball (American Midwest Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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Programs Offered

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.

Get more information about the programs offered by Central Baptist College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism


Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Military Technology


Theology and Religious Vocations

Visual and Performing Arts

Data Disclaimer

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 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Central Baptist College for official up-to-date information.

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

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