Williams Baptist College

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School Overview

Williams Baptist College was founded in 1941 as a two-year college and operated as such for nearly 40 years. The college started offering bachelor degrees in the 1980s. This private, coeducational school’s current president is Dr. Tom Jones. The original president (and founder) was Dr. H. E. Williams. In 1991, the school changed its name Southern Baptist College to Williams Baptist College in honor of Dr. Williams, its founder.

General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 3665

Walnut Ridge, AR 72476

(870) 759-4121

(800) 722-4434

Fax: (870) 886-3924



Contact: Angela Flippo

Vice President for Enrollment
Main Address

PO Box 3665

Walnut Ridge, AR 72476

(870) 886-6741

www.wbcoll.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 559

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 143

Degree-seeking undergrads: 486

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: Free

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 62%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing
Fine/Studio Arts B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education
Art Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General B

History
History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences
General Studies A,B

Psychology
Psychology – General B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations
Bible Studies B
Missionary Studies B
Religious Education B
Religious/Sacred Music B
Theology A,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.

Williams Baptist College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(870) 886-6741
Website:www.wbcoll.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.wbcoll.edu/admissions/apply.php
Address:60 W Fulbright Avenue, Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
Setting:42
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:469
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):39%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:434 (93% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$17,320
Out-of-state Tuition:$17,320
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$10,119

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Williams Baptist College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Williams Baptist College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education7
English Language and Literature/Letters1
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Psychology1
Theology and Religious Vocations12
Visual and Performing Arts2
Grand total219

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Williams Baptist College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Williams Baptist College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$17,320
Out-of-state$17,320
Books and supplies$1,250

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid128100%
Grant or scholarship aid128100%$10,119
Student loan aid8466%$4,723

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid48990%$10,494
Federal student loans34163%$4,931

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Williams Baptist College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Williams Baptist College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants666315351
Percent admitted100%57%64%
Percent admitted who enrolled17%20%15%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Williams Baptist College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment469
Undergraduate enrollment469
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Williams Baptist College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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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