Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary


Enrollment: 340.

Student Body: 59% female, 41% male, 50% out-of-state, 1% international. Asian 1%, African American 1%, Caucasian 94%, Hispanic 2%, Native American 1%.

Retention and Graduation: 79% freshmen return for sophomore year. 21% freshmen graduate within 4 years. 28% grads go on to further study within 1 year.

Faculty: Student/faculty ratio 12:1. 21 full-time faculty, 62% hold PhDs, 10% are members of minority groups, 14% are women.


Degrees: Associate, bachelors, certificate, masters.

Classes: Most classes have fewer than 10 students.

Majors with Highest Enrollment: Bible/biblical studies; elementary education and teaching; religious education.

Special Study Options: Independent study, internships, teacher certification program.


Housing: Special housing for disabled students, men’s dorms, women’s dorms, apartments for married students, apartments for single students

Computers: 75% of classrooms, 100% of dorms, 100% of libraries, 100% of dining areas, 100% of student union, 60% of common outdoor areas have wireless network access.


Environment: Town.

Activities: Choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/ theater, music ensembles, student government, symphony orchestra, yearbook, campus ministries, international student organization.

Organizations: 1 registered organizations, 1 religious organization.

Athletics (Intercollegiate): Men: Basketball, soccer. Women: Basketball, soccer, volleyball.

On-Campus Highlights: Convocation Building, Benson Hall, Library, Gray Hall, Residence Halls.


Freshman Academic Profile: Average high school GPA 3.38. 16% in top 10% of high school class, 42% in top 25% of high school class, 65% in top 50% of high school class. SAT Math middle 50% range 540-570. SAT Critical Reading middle 50% range 570-630. SAT Writing middle 50% range 580-620. ACT middle 50% range 20-25. Minimum paper TOEFL 500. Minimum web-based TOEFL 173.

Basis for Candidate Selection: Very important factors considered include: Religious affiliation/commitment. Important factors considered include: Application essay. Other factors considered include: Class rank, academic GPA, recommendation(s), standardized test scores, character/personal qualities, extracurricular activities, interview, level of applicant’s interest, talent/ability, volunteer work.

Freshman Admission Requirements: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted. Academic units recommended: 4 English, 4 mathematics, 2 science, 2 social studies, 2 history.

Freshman Admission Statistics: 179 applied, 57% admitted, 89% enrolled.

Transfer Admission Requirements: College transcript(s), essay or personal statement, statement of good standing from prior institution(s). Minimum college GPA of 2.0 required. Lowest grade transferable C.

General Admission Information: Application fee $25. Regular application deadline 8/1. Notification on a rolling basis, beginning on or about 9/1. Nonfall registration accepted. Admission may be deferred for a maximum of 1 year. Credit offered for CEEB Advanced Placement tests.


Required Forms and Deadlines: FAFSA.

Types of Aid: Need-based scholarships/grants: Federal Pell, state scholarships/grants, private scholarships, the schools own gift aid. Loans: FFEL Subsidized Stafford, FFEL Unsubsidized Stafford, FFEL PLUS

Student Employment: Institutional employment available. Off-campus job opportunities are excellent.

Financial Aid Statistics: 70% freshmen, 95% undergrads receive any aid.

Criteria for awarding institutional aid: Non-need-based: Academics, leadership, music/drama, state/ district residency.

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