Arkansas Baptist College
Little Rock, AR 72202-6068

Overview

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 878
Religious affiliation Baptist
HBCU
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 22:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 554 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
No
Employment services for students
No
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Arkansas 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

$25
Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Arkansas 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.

$15,890
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$8,760
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$8,760
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 90% of Arkansas Baptist College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 86% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,050 (which is 14.8% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Arkansas Baptist College in 2016-2017, was 331, which is 89% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,100 (which is 13.5% below the national average.)

$5,050
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,100
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
90%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Arkansas Baptist College has enrolled a total of 878 students (753 students full-time and 125 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 878 students, 102 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 69% men and 31% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

878
Total Enrollment
102
Transfers

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 94%

White: 5%

Hispanic: 1%

Asian: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Two or more races: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 7 largest majors offered at Arkansas 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
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 39% 124
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 13% 41
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 7% 21
Education 6% 18
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 6% 18
Philosophy And Religious Studies 3% 10
Visual And Performing Arts 1% 4

Graduation & Dropout Rates

10%
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 Arkansas Baptist College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

3%
Still enrolled
58%
Dropout rate
29%
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.

Earnings After College

$16,900
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Arkansas Baptist College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $16,900. Last year, out of the total 437 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 350 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 208 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 164 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $16,900 $22,300
Employment Rate 80% 79%
Total Graduates 437 208

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Arkansas Baptist College.

Philander Smith College
0.5 mile away
Central Baptist College
25.7 mile away
Hendrix College
26.6 mile away
Harding University
47.7 mile away
Lyon College
81.2 mile away