Central Baptist College
Conway, AR 72034

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 827
Religious affiliation Baptist
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 176 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
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
Teacher certification
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

62%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Central Baptist College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 318 applications and 197 students were granted admission. Central Baptist College is at the #60 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 91% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 9% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT815 to 965
ACT19 to 25
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Central Baptist College's tuition was $13,500 for all students regardless of residency (49.6% 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.

$13,897
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$13,500
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$13,500
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 93% of Central Baptist College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 50% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,147 (which is 5.8% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Central Baptist College in 2016-2017, was 76, which is 66% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,744 (which is 2.6% below the national average.)

$4,147
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,744
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
93%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Central Baptist College has enrolled a total of 827 students (633 students full-time and 194 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 827 students, 79 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 53% men and 47% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 35 students for distance studies.

827
Total Enrollment
79
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 73%

Black/African American: 19%

Hispanic: 3%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Two or more races: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Asian: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Central 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
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 28% 105 35
Psychology 13% 48 0
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 11% 42 8
Theology And Religious Vocations 10% 36 0
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 6% 22
Education 3% 10
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 2% 8
History 2% 8
English Language And Literature/letters 1% 4
Visual And Performing Arts 1% 4

Graduation & Dropout Rates

29%
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 Central Baptist College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

3%
Still enrolled
29%
Dropout rate
39%
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

$28,400
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Central Baptist College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $28,400. Last year, out of the total 221 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 221 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 198 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 170 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $28,400 $33,700
Employment Rate 100% 86%
Total Graduates 221 198

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

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

Hendrix College
1.1 mile away
Philander Smith College
25.7 mile away
Arkansas Baptist College
25.7 mile away
Harding University
42.1 mile away
University of the Ozarks
63.8 mile away
Lyon College
66.4 mile away