Arkansas Baptist College Rankings

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Ranking Category
#8715 of 14,131 In the World
#2178 of 2,597 In North America
#2082 of 2,496 In the United States
#21 of 24 In Arkansas
#4 of 4 In Little Rock

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
Avg. cost to attend
$7,164 /y
Aid receiving
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Arkansas Baptist College Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Arkansas Baptist College has an acceptance rate of 100% and is among the 23% of the easiest universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Admissions requirements

Arkansas Baptist College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

Black or African American 417 (84%)
Hispanic 40 (8%)
White 17 (3%)
Two or more races 14 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 7 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0.4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend Arkansas Baptist College is $7,164 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
Average aid awarded
Students receiving aid

Average costs by household income

<$30K $7,915
$30-48K $7,189
$48-75K $8,651
$75-110K $9,172
$110K+ $20,244

Tuition and fees

Tuition in-district $8,760
Tuition in-state $8,760
Tuition out-of-state $8,760

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 467
Combined charge for room and board $8,826
Room charge $4,738
Meal charge $4,088

Arkansas Baptist College majors

Arkansas Baptist College has granted 25 bachelor's degrees across 8 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Arkansas Baptist College.

Major Associate Bachelor
Business Administration and Management, General 5 1
Christian Studies 6
Human Services, General 5
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 3
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other 3
Religion & Religious Studies 3
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 2
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General 2
Music Management 2
Public Administration 2
General Studies 1
Grand Total 10 25

Arkansas Baptist College has a graduation rate of 8%, which is among the 2% lowest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 8% 9% 7%
  • Full-time retention rate - 20%
  • Part-time retention rate - 20%

Notable alumni

  1. Louis Jordan

    Louis Jordan
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    1908-1975 (aged 67)
    saxophonistjazz musiciansingeractor

    Louis Thomas Jordan was an American saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and bandleader who was popular from the late 1930s to the early 1950s. Known as "the King of the Jukebox", he earned his highest profile towards the end of the swing era. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as an "early influence" in 1987.

  2. Maude Brockway

    Maude Brockway
    Born in
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    1876-1959 (aged 83)
    hatterschool teacheractivist

    Maude Brockway was an American teacher, milliner, and activist. She was born in Arkansas in 1876 and moved to Indian Territory after completing her education at Arkansas Baptist College. Initially, she worked as a teacher around Ardmore, Chickasaw Nation and then opened a hat-making business. In 1910, she moved to Oklahoma City and became involved in the Black Clubwomen's Movement. She was one of the founders of the state affiliate, Oklahoma Federation of Colored Women's Clubs and city chapter, Oklahoma City Federation of Colored Women's Clubs of the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs. She served as president of the city chapter from 1925 to 1950 and of the state federation from 1936 to 1940, as well as holding offices in the national organization.

General info

Alternative names ABC
Founded 1884
Colors purple, white
Total FTE staff 115
Carnegie classification Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's

Location and contacts

Address 1600 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72202-6068
United States
City population 203,000
Phone 5014201200

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