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Central Baptist College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Central Baptist College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and 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?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Central Baptist College was awarded 43 badges in the 2022 rankings.

Overall Quality

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

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 50%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 14% 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 425 and 565. Math scores were between 455 and 535.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Central Baptist College  ( 425 to 565 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Central Baptist College  ( 455 to 535 )
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800
CBC received ACT scores from 87% 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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Learn more about Central Baptist College admissions.

Central Baptist College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at CBC it is much better at 11 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

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
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100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Central Baptist 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 Central Baptist College this rate is 57%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  57 out of 100
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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 CBC is 2%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  2 out of 100
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100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Central Baptist College.

Central Baptist College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 604 undergraduates at CBC with 521 being full-time and 83 being part-time.

How Much Does Central Baptist College Cost?

The overall average net price of CBC is $16,619. 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 +
$16,071 $13,183 $15,795 $17,906 $19,030

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

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 CBC, approximately 66% of students took out student loans averaging $5,442 a year. That adds up to $21,768 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CBC is 12.0%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Get more details about paying for Central Baptist College.

How Much Money Do CBC Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from CBC make about $35,300 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 11% 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 Central Baptist College make the most money.

Location of Central Baptist College

Central Baptist College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Conway, Arkansas. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Contact details for CBC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1501 College Avenue, Conway, AR 72034
Phone: 501-329-6872
Website: www.cbc.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/CentralBaptistCollege
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CentBaptCollege

Central Baptist College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Other Business, Management & Marketing 33 NA
Health & Physical Education 29 NA
Biblical Studies 24 NA
General Psychology 17 NA
Other Psychology 11 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 11 NA
Health Sciences & Services 9 NA
Human Resource Management 8 NA
Management Information Systems 8 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 5 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 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 2019-2020, 405 students took at least one online class at Central Baptist College. This is an increase from the 248 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 405 33
2018-2019 248 32
2017-2018 352 36
2016-2017 319 32
2015-2016 302 35

Learn more about online learning at Central Baptist College.

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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

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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