American Baptist College
Nashville, TN 37207-9980


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 139
Religious affiliation Baptist
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 9:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 94 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


American Baptist College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, American Baptist College's tuition was $8,760 for all students regardless of residency (67.3% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of American Baptist College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 100% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,262 (which is 19.6% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at American Baptist College in 2016-2017, was 13, which is 100% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $7,596 (which is 28.9% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, American Baptist College has enrolled a total of 139 students (105 students full-time and 34 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 139 students, 5 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 65% men and 35% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 1 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 89%

Non-resident alien: 6%

Hispanic: 2%

White: 1%

Asian: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Two or more races: 0%


Listed below are the 5 largest majors offered at American Baptist College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Theology And Religious Vocations 61% 40
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 6% 4
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 0% 0
Visual And Performing Arts 0% 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of American Baptist College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Campus Location

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