Private 4 Year

Arkansas Baptist College

Little Rock, Arkansas

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Arkansas Baptist College overview
Location Little Rock, Arkansas
Online arkansasbaptist.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Arkansas Baptist College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Arkansas Baptist College, located in Little Rock, Arkansas, is a private historically black liberal arts college founded in 1884. The institution maintains a historic urban campus distinguished by its noteworthy architectural design, which includes the Old Main Building, a structure listed on the National Register of Historic Places. As a small-sized college, Arkansas Baptist offers a focused range of academic programs, with Business Administration and Christian Education among the more prominent majors. The college provides on-campus housing options for its students. With a less selective admissions process, the college extends opportunities to a broad spectrum of applicants. Although Arkansas Baptist College includes an athletics program, known as the Buffaloes, it is not particularly renowned for intercollegiate athletics.

Arkansas Baptist College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  448 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 49 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $8,760 plus fees of $0.

Arkansas Baptist College is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
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Admission Requirements

Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Arkansas Baptist College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $8,826
Budget for Other Expenses$4,474
Total One Year Cost$23,060

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$24,500 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

4% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Arkansas Baptist College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 29%
Human Services 23%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 15%
Philosophy and Religious Studies 13%
General Studies 12%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=106306 IPEDS survey data for Arkansas Baptist College.

Current students may use the Arkansas Baptist College GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.