Arkansas Baptist College

1600 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Little Rock, AR 72202
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings

School Highlights

Arkansas Baptist College serves 468 students (61% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 468 students
  • Private-state tuition: $8,040
  • Student:teacher ratio: 5:1
  • Minority enrollment: 77%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Arkansas Baptist College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 94 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Arkansas Baptist College
(AR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
94 staff
162 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Arkansas Baptist College has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 6:1 over five years.
The Arkansas Baptist College diversity score of 0.53 is equal to the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 43% over five years.
Total Enrollment
468 students
1,250 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
9:1
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# Full-Time Students
287 students
519 students
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# Part-Time Students
181 students
731 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
455 students
564 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
287 students
519 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
11 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
181 students
723 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
470 students
160 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
n/a
2%
% Hispanic
3%
10%
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% Black
64%
16%
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% White
23%
66%
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% Two or more races
n/a
3%
% Non Resident races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
6%
1%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score
0.53
0.53
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
35%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
1.36%
1.36%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$24,400
$28,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $8,040 is less than the state average of $11,533. The private state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$8,040
$11,533
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
94%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$26,375
$9,750
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Arkansas Baptist College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$9,500
$5,300
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Arkansas Baptist College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
SAT Reading
n/a
540
SAT Math
n/a
520
SAT Writing
n/a
515
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
22
ACT Math
n/a
21
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Arkansas Baptist College cost?
Arkansas Baptist College's private state tuition is approximately $8,040.
What is Arkansas Baptist College's ranking?
Arkansas Baptist College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Arkansas for: Average community college minority breakdown and Percent of students receiving financial aid.
In what neighborhood is Arkansas Baptist College located?
Arkansas Baptist College is located in the Central High Historic District neighborhood of Little Rock, AR.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 468 students
  • Private-state tuition: $8,040
  • Student:teacher ratio: 5:1
  • Minority enrollment: 77%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For Arkansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,994 per year for in-state students and $4,750 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,533 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Arkansas is 91%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Arkansas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Arkansas is Bryan University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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