Arkansas Baptist College

1621 Dr. Martin Luther King Drive
Little Rock, AR 72202-6068
Tel: (501)420-1200
School Highlights
  • Arkansas Baptist College serves 899 students (89% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is same as the state community college average of 25:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
  • Arkansas Baptist College is one of 3 community colleges within Pulaski County, AR.
  • The nearest community college is Pulaski Technical College (3.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 41% over five years.
Arkansas Baptist College(AR) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty36 staff62 staff
Arkansas Baptist College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 899 has declined by 24% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has grown by 150% over five years.
Total Enrollment899 students1,650 students
Arkansas Baptist College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio25:125:1
Arkansas Baptist College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students796 students724 students
Arkansas Baptist College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students103 students926 students
Arkansas Baptist College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Arkansas Baptist College Enrollment Breakdown AR All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
525122
Arkansas Baptist College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Hispanic
1%
5%
Arkansas Baptist College Hispanic (2014-2016)
% Black
92%
19%
Arkansas Baptist College Black (2007-2016)
% White
6%
70%
Arkansas Baptist College White (2008-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Arkansas Baptist College Non Resident (2013-2016)
Arkansas Baptist College Ethnicity Breakdown AR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.150.47
Arkansas Baptist College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,400$28,600
Arkansas Baptist College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $8,040 is less than the state average of $12,899. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$8,040$12,899
Arkansas Baptist College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%95%
Arkansas Baptist College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$38,000$9,500
Arkansas Baptist College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,999
Arkansas Baptist College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Arkansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,004 per year for in-state students and $4,857 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,899 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Arkansas is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Arkansas community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.47, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Arkansas is Remington College-Little Rock Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.