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Arlington Baptist College

Arlington Baptist College is a seriously Christian college in the Dallas/Fort Worth area that offers majors in just about everything Biblical. ABC emphasizes the study of God's Word (precisely, the King James Bible), and every student here takes a minimum of 30 hours in Bible-related courses.

Open Admissions, Religiously affiliated, Seminary / Bible College

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Arlington Baptist College is a seriously Christian college in the Dallas/Fort Worth area that offers majors in just about everything Biblical. ABC emphasizes the study of God's Word (precisely, the King James Bible), and every student here takes a minimum of 30 hours in Bible-related courses.

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 231
Gender 66% Male / 34% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 90% Full Time / 10% Part Time
Geography 94% In State / 6% Out of State / 1% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 42% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 67%
International 1%
Hispanic/Latino 12%
Black or African American 18%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2%

Activities

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Choral Groups
  • Music Ensembles
  • Campus Ministries

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: reduced course load remedial instruction tutoring
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: career counseling employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling personal counseling placement services for graduates veteran's counselor chaplain/spiritual director
  • Facilities
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): double major dual enrollment of high school students teacher certification external degree program
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Education (50%), Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other (26%), Pastoral Studies/Counseling (19%), Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology (3%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that focuses on the theory and practice of religious outreach, social service and proselytization, and that prepares individuals for mission vocations. Includes instruction in theology, evangelism, preaching, medical and social mission work, missionary education, missionary aviation, emergency services, legal and political aspects of working in other countries, and preparation for ordination as missionaries.

Job Opportunities:

Directors, Religious Activities and Education
Plan, direct, or coordinate programs designed to promote the religious education or activities of a denominational group. May provide counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that focuses on the theory and principles of pastoral care and prepares ordained clergy to provide non-clinical pastoral counseling to individuals and groups. Includes instruction in pastoral leadership, counseling psychology; crisis intervention; individual and group procedures; theological and spiritual counseling; pastoral care; and applications to specific types of ministry.

Job Opportunities:

Clergy
Conduct religious worship and perform other spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faith or denomination. Provide spiritual and moral guidance and assistance to members.
Religious Workers, All Other
All religious workers not listed separately.
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Bachelor's

A program that focuses on the general theory and practice of learning and teaching, the basic principles of educational psychology, the art of teaching, the planning and administration of educational activities, school safety and health issues, and the social foundations of education.

Job Opportunities:

Education Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses pertaining to education, such as counseling, curriculum, guidance, instruction, teacher education, and teaching English as a second language. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Any instructional program in teacher education and professional development not listed above.

Administration & Faculty

President Dr. D. L. Moody
Accredited by Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation
Full-time Faculty 10
Student : Faculty Ratio 15 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 70 : 30
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

47% of students graduated in the top half of their class.
14% of students graduated in the top quarter of their class.
2% of students graduated in the top tenth of their class.

Admissions Websites

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $12,343 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $11,262
$30K-$48K $11,332
$48K-$75K $14,988
$75K-$110K $15,334
$110K+ $15,072

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $7,950, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $7,950 Same as On-Campus
Fees $890 Same as On-Campus
Housing $5,570 $12,000
Books $800 $800
Total (before financial aid) $15,210 $21,640

Students Receiving Aid

56% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 66% $6,599
Federal Scholarships/Grants 42% $4,186
Institutional Grants 24% $2,033
Other Loans 6% $13,453
Pell Grants 42% $4,186
Student Loans 68% $7,592

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://arlingtonbaptistcollege.edu.

Estimate the net price for you at http://arlingtonbaptistcollege.edu.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

20% of students graduated on time.

33% of students graduated in six years.

50% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

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#174 The Best and Worst College Cities and Towns in America
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