Arlington Baptist College

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Arlington Baptist College in Arlington, Texas is a private, coeducational 4-year Bible college. Arlington Baptist College offers several undergraduate and graduate level degree programs and is the official education institution of the World Baptist Fellowship.

Arlington Baptist College started with sixteen students in 1939 and was founded by J. Frank Norris. The college held its first classes in Forth Worth, at the First Baptist Church. The time graduates from the college typically went on to become successful missionaries or pastors through the World Fundamental Baptist Fellowship. Today, the college offers programs designed to help its students prepare for careers in both ministry and industry.

General Information

Admission Office
3001 West Division
Arlington, TX 76012
(817) 461-8741
Fax: (817) 274-1138

Contact: Janie Taylor Registrar
Main Address
3001 West Division
Arlington, TX 76012
(817) 461-8741
www.abconline.edu
Size
Total undergrads: 138
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 11
Degree-seeking undergrads: 138

Setting
Urban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $15

Online application fee: $15
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 100%

Open admission

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 68%

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Student Gender

Undergraduate Student Age

Undergraduate Student Residence

Graduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Retention and Graduation Rates

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $6,830 $7,340 $7,340 $7,340 0.00%
Books and Supplies $750 $750 $750 $750 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $7,500 $7,600 $7,600 $7,600 0.00%
Other $4,500 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 0.00%
Other $4,500 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $19,580 $20,690 $20,690 $20,690 0.00%
In-state Off Campus $22,080 $23,090 $23,090 $23,090 0.00%
In-state with Family $7,580 $8,090 $8,090 $8,090 0.00%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $3,600
In-state Student Fees $50
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $3,600
Out-of-state Student Fees $50

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 24 89%
Grant or scholarship aid 23 85% $93,767 $4,077
• Federal grants 15 56% $44,767 $2,984
• Pell grants 15 56% $44,767 $2,984
• Other federal grants 0 0% $0
Local and state government scholarships or grantss 0 0% $0
Institutional scholarships or grants 10 37% $49,000 $4,900
Student loan financial aid 18 67% $68,728 $3,818
• Federal student loans 18 67% $68,728 $3,818
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 53
Education 33
Education, General 23
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 10
Theology and Religious Vocations 20
Missions/missionary Studies and Missiology 2
Pastoral Studies/counseling 18
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Music – General B

Education

Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Kindergarten/Preschool Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Psychology

Counseling Psychology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Bible Studies B,C
Missionary Studies B
Pastoral Counseling B
Religious Education B
Religious/Sacred Music B
Youth Ministry B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.


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