The Baptist College of Florida

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Founded in 1943, The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) is a private post-secondary, higher education institution. It is located in Graceville, Florida, a town of 2,212 found in Jackson County.

Sponsored by the Florida Baptist Convention (FBC), an affiliate of the Southern Baptist Convention a Christian college, traditionally for Baptist minsters, The Baptist College of Florida now offers a more secular curriculum than it has in the past. The school offers degrees in music, education, counseling, and theology. BCF is accredited by the Commission on Colleges Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and their music program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

The Baptist College of Florida Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (850) 263-3261
Website: www.baptistcollege.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
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Address: 5400 College Dr, Graceville, FL 32440
Setting: Town: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 467
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 53%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 8 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 150 (32% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $11,400
Out-of-state Tuition: $11,400
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 90%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $8,628

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

The Baptist College of Florida Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at The Baptist College of Florida.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1
Education 4
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Psychology 1
Theology and Religious Vocations 251
Visual and Performing Arts 111
Grand total 4142

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at The Baptist College of Florida 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 Fees 2018-2019
In-state $11,400
Out-of-state $11,400
Books and supplies $1,050

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $3,360
Out-of-state $3,360

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 35 90%
Grant or scholarship aid 35 90% $8,628
Student loan aid 15 38% $5,142

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 339 84% $5,401
Federal student loans 211 52% $5,431

Admissions & Enrollment

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

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 99 41 58
Percent admitted 100% 78% 90%
Percent admitted who enrolled 47% 49% 47%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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

The Baptist College of Florida Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 467
Undergraduate enrollment 448
Graduate enrollment 19

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

The Baptist College of Florida Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*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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