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Baptist Bible College Data & Information Overview

14% Student Loan Default Rate
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How Well Is Baptist Bible College Ranked?

2024 Rankings

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Overall Quality

Baptist Bible College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Baptist Bible College?

Open Admissions Policy

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Baptist Bible College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

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Baptist Bible College Faculty

11 to 1 Student to Faculty
29% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Baptist Bible College, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 11 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Baptist Bible College is 29%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  29 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Baptist Bible College

52% Freshmen Retention
15% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Baptist Bible College this rate is 52%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  52 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 15% for first-time, full-time students at Baptist Bible College, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  15 out of 100

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Baptist Bible College Undergraduate Student Diversity

183 Full-Time Undergraduates
19.7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
42.6% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 202 undergraduates at Baptist Bible College with 183 being full-time and 19 being part-time.

How Much Does Baptist Bible College Cost?

$17,239 Net Price
76% Take Out Loans
$30,908 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Baptist Bible College is $17,239. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Baptist Bible College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$14,653 $13,691 $18,129 $19,243 $20,157

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Baptist Bible College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Baptist Bible College, approximately 76% of students took out student loans averaging $7,727 a year. That adds up to $30,908 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Baptist Bible College is 14.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Baptist Bible College Graduates Make?

$32,377 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Baptist Bible College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $32,377 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 24% less that the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Baptist Bible College make the most money.

Location of Baptist Bible College

Missouri State
183 Full-Time Undergraduates
Midsize City Campus Setting
Located in Springfield, Missouri, Baptist Bible College is a private not-for-profit institution. Springfield is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Contact details for Baptist Bible College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 628 E Kearney, Springfield, MO 65803-3498
Phone: 417-268-6000

Baptist Bible College Majors

8 Majors With Completions
36 Undergraduate Degrees
12 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 8 majors graduated from Baptist Bible College. Of these students, 36 received undergraduate degrees and 12 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 12 NA
Business Administration & Management 8 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 7 NA
Missionary Studies 6 NA
Theology & Religious Vocations (Other) 2 NA
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 NA
Sacred Music 0 NA
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Baptist Bible College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Baptist Bible College

42% Take At Least One Class Online
36% Take All Classes Online

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2020-2021, 118 students took at least one online class at Baptist Bible College. This is an increase from the 91 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 118 100
2019-2020 91 52
2018-2019 47 1
2017-2018 84 3
2016-2017 75 3

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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