Baptist College of Florida

Graceville, FL

Baptist College of Florida, founded in 1943, is a church-affiliated institution. Its 217-acre campus is located in Graceville.

Website: www.baptistcollege.edu/

Private
Co-ed
427
Undergraduate
Students
(41.7%) 178 Women
(58.3%) 249 Men
21
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Noncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate
62% of 113 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
August 11

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
17-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$19,062
Tuition and Fees
$11,400
Room and Board
$4,612
Average Percent of Need Met
42%
Average Freshman Award
$10,151
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$24,444
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
26
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 55% of classes
10-19 students: 31% of classes
20-29 students: 7% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Graceville Population
2,230
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
39% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2% Asian
7.3% Black/African-American
3.5% Hispanic/Latino
2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.7% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.1% White
10.3% Unknown
International Students
0.2% from 1 countries
First-Year Students Returning
74.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
25.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Noncompetitive: Virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is not required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   4
Science   3
Foreign Language    
Social Studies   1
History   2
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
5400 College Drive
City, State, Zip
Graceville, FL 32440
Phone
(850) 263-3261 x460
Fax
(850) 263-7506
E-mail
admissions@baptistcollege.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
August 11
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
Christian/church member for 1 year minimum required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
62% of 113 applicants were admitted
Women
69% of 49 applicants were admitted
Men
56% of 64 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
Not reported
3.75 and Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
17-22 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
Not reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$19,062
Tuition and Fees
$11,400
Room and Board
$4,612
Books and Supplies
$1,050
Other Expenses
$2,000
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline July 13
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning June 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 013001
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
67 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
48 (71.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
33 (68.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1 (3.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
42%
Average Award
$10,151
Need-Based Gift
Received by 33 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,666
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 18 (54.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,722
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1 (3.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1 (1.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,000

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
367 (92.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
325 (88.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
246 (75.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
8 (3.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
36%
Average Award
$9,233
Need-Based Gift
Received by 241 (98.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,898
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 152 (61.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,006
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 4 (1.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
13 (3.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,471

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
61%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$24,444
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
1.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Education, Religion/Biblical Studies
Number of Awards
185
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
2
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, Religious Affiliation, Spouses of Current Students
Number of Awards
158
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,127
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other
Most Popular Disciplines
Theology and religious vocations, Visual and performing arts, Psychology
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Summer session
Study Abroad
Not offered
Online Degrees
All degree programs are available online

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
26
Part-Time Faculty
41
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
27%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 55% of classes
10-19 students: 31% of classes
20-29 students: 7% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
190,157
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
25
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Music
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Religion
  • Theology

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Graceville Population
2,230
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
250 acres

Weather

Temperature
42.5 average low in January, 89.5 average high in September
Rain
115 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Chipley
Nearest Train Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Chipley

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
39% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
47%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Not available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Not available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Not available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Not available
Other
patrols by police officers 11 pm to 7 am

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Not offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
School Colors
Crimson and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, fencing, football, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, baptist collegiate ministry, college choir, aacc
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
427
Women
178 (41.7%)
Men
249 (58.3%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
280
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2% Asian
7.3% Black/African-American
3.5% Hispanic/Latino
2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.7% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.1% White
10.3% Unknown
International Students.
0.2% from 1 countries
Average Age
27
All Graduate Students
21

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
74.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
25.7%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
40%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
46.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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