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Central Baptist College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Central Baptist College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors CBC offers, how the school ranks, 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 Central Baptist College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Central Baptist College was awarded 8 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

CBC is ranked #1,575 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

CBC is also ranked #19 out of 20 schools in Arkansas.

See all of the rankings for Central Baptist College.

Is It Hard to Get Into CBC?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Central Baptist College you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 68%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 7% of students accepted to CBC submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 420 and 555. Math scores were between 468 and 535.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Central Baptist College  ( 420 to 555 )

SAT Math Scores for Central Baptist College  ( 468 to 535 )
CBC received ACT scores from 92% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 22.

ACT Composite Scores for Central Baptist College  ( 18 to 22 )

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Central Baptist College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at CBC is an impressive 12 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Central Baptist College is 27%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  27 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Central Baptist College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Central Baptist College is 64%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  64 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 24% for first-time, full-time students at CBC, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  24 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at CBC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 745 undergraduates at CBC with 599 being full-time and 146 being part-time.

CBC Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for CBC is 74.64 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  74.64 out of 100
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How Much Does Central Baptist College Cost?

The overall average net price of CBC is $14,485. 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 CBC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$16,565 $13,978 $15,337 $13,566 $7,575

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 CBC, 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 CBC, approximately 73% of students took out student loans averaging $5,615 a year. That adds up to $22,460 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CBC is 9.8%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do CBC Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from CBC with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $35,300 in their early years. This is about 11% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


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

Location of Central Baptist College

Located in Conway, Arkansas, Central Baptist College is a private not-for-profit institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Location of Central Baptist College

Contact details for CBC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1501 College Avenue, Conway, AR 72034
Phone: 501-329-6872

Central Baptist College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Other Business, Management & Marketing 25 NA
Biblical Studies 18 NA
Health & Physical Education 15 NA
General Psychology 14 NA
Human Resource Management 10 NA
Other Psychology 6 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 6 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 6 NA
Management Information Systems 5 NA
Accounting 3 NA

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

Online Learning at CBC

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, 352 students took at least one online class at Central Baptist College. This is an increase from the 319 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 352 36
2016-2017 319 32
2015-2016 302 35
2014-2015 222 45
2013-2014 212 39

Learn more about online learning at Central Baptist College.

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