Arkansas Baptist College

1621 Dr. Martin Luther King Drive, Little rock, AR 72202-6068
Tel: (501)370-4000
Public | 1,082 students
Arkansas Baptist College is committed to showing personal interest in every student with regard to scholarship and the development of character and personality; providing basic tools, communication skills, global perspectives and a general education; providing the knowledge and skills necessary to secure employment and providing a Christian philosophy of life within the framework of proper moral conduct.

School Overview:

Arkansas Baptist College
CountyPulaski County, AR
Title IV EligibleYes
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate (Liberal Arts) Colleges I
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrs
Institution ControlPublic
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
37 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,082 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
912 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
170 students137 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
-2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
-3%
% Black
94%6%
% White
6%84%
% Two or more races
-2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$7,800$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$7,800$24,744
 

School Notes:

  • Arkansas Baptist College, an HBCU located in Little Rock, Arkansas, is a historically black four-year liberal arts college that also offers associate degrees and certified educational programs.
  • Originally known as the Minister’s Institute, the College was founded in 1884 by both white and black religious leaders. The school’s name was officially changed to Arkansas Baptist College in 1885.
  • As the only black Baptist higher education institution west of the Mississippi River, Arkansas Baptist College offers college students a four year liberal arts education with a spiritual development component. The historic College offers degrees in business administration, human services, criminal justice and religious studies. Students can also attain a two year associate liberal arts degree. The College also offers certificate programs.
  • The College is affiliated with the Consolidated Missionary Baptist Convention of Arkansas, and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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