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Baptist Bible College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Baptist Bible College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Baptist Bible College offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Baptist Bible College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Baptist Bible College was awarded 7 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, Baptist Bible College is ranked #1,584 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Baptist Bible College held the #1,639 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 46 colleges in Missouri, Baptist Bible College is ranked at #43.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Baptist Bible College?

Acceptance Rate

Baptist Bible College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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Baptist Bible College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1, Baptist Bible College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

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

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 62%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  62 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Baptist Bible College is 11%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  11 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at Baptist Bible College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 268 undergraduates at Baptist Bible College with 245 being full-time and 23 being part-time.

Baptist Bible College Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for Baptist Bible College is 83.92 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  83.92 out of 100
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How Much Does Baptist Bible College Cost?

The overall average net price of Baptist Bible College is $20,857. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Baptist Bible College, approximately 91% of students took out student loans averaging $4,556 a year. That adds up to $18,224 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Baptist Bible College is 11.4%. 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?

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 $29,000 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 27% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 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

Baptist Bible College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Springfield, Missouri. The location of Baptist Bible College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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Location of Baptist Bible College

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

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 8 majors graduated from Baptist Bible College. Of these students, 57 received undergraduate degrees and 6 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 24 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 11 NA
Missionary Studies 8 NA
Business Administration & Management 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

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 84 students took at least one online class at Baptist Bible College. This is an increase from the 75 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 84 3
2016-2017 75 3
2015-2016 95 16
2014-2015 93 24
2013-2014 71 39

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