Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary

1900 NW 4th St, Ankeny, United States
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Overview of Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary

About this school

Faith Baptist Bible, founded in 1921, is a church-affiliated college. Its 52-acre campus is located in Ankeny, six miles from Des Moines.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:226
    • Men:101 (44.7%)
    • Women:125 (55.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
4
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
4
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1900 Northwest 4th Street
City, State, Zip
Ankeny, IA  50023
Phone
(515) 964-0601 x241
Fax
(515) 964-1638
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 1
Application Fee
$45
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
September 1
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

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
44 admitted students enrolled
Men
30 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.42
375 And Above
38%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
9%
2.50 - 2.99
16%
2.00 - 2.49
4%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |20-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
8%
• Score 24 - 29
40%
• Score 18 - 23
44%
• Score 12 - 17
8%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $16,766 (59.65698832906348%)
  • Room & Board: - $6,800 (24.195844007970397%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,253 (4.458440079703957%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,285 (11.68872758326217%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 007121
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
104 (91.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
94 (90.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
94 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
5 (5.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
46%
Average Award
$7,043
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 81 (86.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,250
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 67 (71.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,034
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 91 (96.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
10 (8.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $255

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
311 (98.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
290 (93.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
290 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
5 (1.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
48%
Average Award
$7,124
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 232 (80.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,299
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 213 (73.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,871
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 135 (46.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
21 (6.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,465

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
89%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$15,006
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
3.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


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

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Relatives of Clergy

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Not reported
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


17

Part-Time Faculty


13

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


33%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 51% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 28% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 6% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 5% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 5% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
45
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


73.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


39.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


44.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


46.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (10)


  • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Religious Education
  • Religious/Sacred Music

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Theology and religious vocations, Education, Business/marketing

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Divinity, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (3)


  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Religion
  • Theology

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


51,567

Nearest Metropolitan Area


52 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
10.7 average low in January, 82.2 average high in September
Rain
108 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
12 mile(s) from campus in Des Moines
Nearest Bus Station
8 mile(s) from campus in Des Moines
Nearest Train Station
55 mile(s) from campus in Osceola

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Eagles
School Colors
Maroon, white, and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary offers choral groups, drama theatre, student association, student missionary fellowship, intramural sports, photo club, chapel orchestra

Sororities


70% of women participate

Fraternities


70% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


194

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
226
Women
125
Men
101

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.3% Asian
  • 0.4% Black/African-American
  • 0.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 89.3% White
  • 4.9% Unknown

International Students


0.4% from 4 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


48

Student Resources

Study resources