Williams Baptist College is a four-year, Christian, liberal arts college. Williams is known for its academic excellence and personal attention, with a student-to-teacher ratio of 13-to-1, as well as its warm, Christ-centered environment. There are over 500 students on WBC's main campus at Walnut Ridge, Ark., and a total enrollment of about 600. Most students live in on-campus residence halls and apartments.
Williams has over 25 majors and pre-professional programs to prepare students for a wide array of career options, and it is ranked in the top tier of southern colleges & universities by US News & World Report. It is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association and by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.
WBC is owned and operated by the Arkansas Baptist State Convention.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the candidates Williams Baptist College 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
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Williams Baptist College is around 540 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 24% enrolling as graduate students and 100% as undergraduate students.
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 $15,000-$18,000 per year
- For part-time students, charges are between $640-$770 per unit
- The average estimated cost for on campus dorms & meals is listed to be around $8,400, the cost includes nineteen meals each week
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$9,755|
|Receiving Student Loans||68%||$5,141|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Williams Baptist College may provide student services like those listed below:
- Counseling assistance
The overall graduation rate of Williams Baptist College is close to 40%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||24%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||11%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||4%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
- * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2001)
Williams Baptist College is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (American Midwest Conference)
- Basketball (American Midwest Conference)
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 Williams 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
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences
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 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Williams Baptist College for official up-to-date information.