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Baptist Bible College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Baptist Bible College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly 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.

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

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.

Learn more about Baptist Bible College admissions.

Baptist Bible College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Baptist Bible College, this ratio is 13 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

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
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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
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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 215 undergraduates at Baptist Bible College with 209 being full-time and 6 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

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 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?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Baptist Bible College make about $29,000 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. 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.

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

Location of Baptist Bible College

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
Website: www.gobbc.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BaptistBibleCollege
Twitter: https://twitter.com/gobbc

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 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 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

Learn more about online learning at Baptist Bible College.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

References

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