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Central Baptist College is a private institution that was founded in 1952. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 858, its setting is city, and the campus size is 15 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Central Baptist College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $12,630 (2012-13).
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Mission: Central Baptist College, a community of learners dedicated to the integration of Christian faith and academic excellence, exists to instill in our students a commitment to lifelong learning, spiritual development and service to God, through a program characterized by academic rigor, practical experience, and spiritual direction in a Christ-focused environment. Purposes: To create an environment that fosters understanding, appreciation and a love for God's word; To create a campus community that supports students and faculty in the acquisition of knowledge; To create excellent programs of study that challenge students and provide practical experience in the chosen discipline; To create an understanding among faculty and students of the need for lifelong learning; To create opportunities for spiritual growth and service to God. Special Strengths: The value of Christian higher education is the value that has always undergirded Central Baptist College's mission statement. Since the institution's inception in 1952, its mission has focused on educating the whole person -- intellectually, physically, and spiritually. While many other colleges and universities subscribe to the notion of holistic education, it is the spiritual dimension of higher education that has made and continues to make Central Baptist College unique. At Central Baptist College, our goal is to help you reach your academic and career goals as part of God's plan for your life. Whether you are graduating from high school or returning to college after being in the workplace, CBC can provide you the tools and training to reach your goals.
|Religious affiliation||Baptist Missionary Association of America|
When applying to Central Baptist College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling, and the early action deadline is February 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 10. The application fee at Central Baptist College is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 75.9 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||75.9%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 10|
The student-faculty ratio at Central Baptist College is 16:1, and the school has 57.0 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 62.0 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||20|
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Central Baptist College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 858, with a gender distribution of 52.2 percent male students and 47.8 percent female students. Central Baptist College is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Central Baptist College offers campus safety and security services like lighted pathways/sidewalks and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Central Baptist College, 75 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Central Baptist College.
|Students who have cars on campus||75%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$12,630 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$6,300 (2012-13)|
|Financial aid statistics||N/A|
* Overview details based on 2011 data