Missouri Baptist University

1 College Park Dr, St. Louis, United States
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Overview of Missouri Baptist University

About this school

Missouri Baptist, founded in 1968, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 65-acre campus is located 15 miles from downtown St. Louis.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:4,508
    • Men:1,746 (38.7%)
    • Women:2,762 (61.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Missouri Baptist University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer 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 not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
7
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 13
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
One College Park Drive
City, State, Zip
St. Louis, MO  63141-8660
Phone
(314) 392-2290
Fax
(314) 434-7596
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot 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
-
Letters Of Recommendation
1 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
55% of 1,000 applicants were admitted
Women
52% of 484 applicants were admitted
Men
57% of 516 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
283 (52%) of 545 admitted students enrolled
Women
117 (46%) of 253 admitted students enrolled
Men
166 (57%) of 292 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.23
375 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 Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
470-540 range of middle 50%
• 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
430-560 range of middle 50%
• 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
18-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $26,020 (64.31043005437469%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,380 (25.65496786950074%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,298 (3.208106772120613%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,762 (6.826495304003955%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Missouri Baptist University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 007540
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
245 (88.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
207 (84.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
207 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
83 (40.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$23,313
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 166 (80.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,768
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 177 (85.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,894
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 206 (99.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
40 (14.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,463

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,332 (89.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,207 (90.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,207 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
324 (26.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$18,252
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 966 (80.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,197
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,068 (88.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,677
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 897 (74.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
42 (2.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,179

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
93%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$27,951
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
16.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
15.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Religion/Biblical Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Current Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, Parents of Current Students, Public Servants, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,148

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


73

Part-Time Faculty


213

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


17%

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

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

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
265,095

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
100
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Missouri Baptist University provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


59.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


23.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


34.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


37.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (49)


  • Accounting
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Christian Studies
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health and Wellness, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Information Technology
  • Journalism, Other
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Musical Theatre
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Pre-Nursing Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio and Television
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Theology and Religious Vocations, Other

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Educational Administration, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Counseling, Master of Arts in Christian Ministries, Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study (5)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


318,172

Nearest Metropolitan Area


65 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


St. Louis

Weather


Temperature
20.8 average low in January, 85.2 average high in September
Rain
111 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
15 mile(s) from campus in St. Louis
Nearest Bus Station
20 mile(s) from campus in St. Louis
Nearest Train Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Kirkwood

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


33% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


65%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Spartan
School Colors
Royal blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Missouri Baptist University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, national fraternities, national sororities, enactus: students in free enterprise, amp ministries, student missouri state teacher's association, gamma delta sigma, ministerial alliance

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,519

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
4,508
Women
2,762
Men
1,746

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 1.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.1% Asian
  • 13.5% Black/African-American
  • 1.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 74.2% White
  • 7.1% Unknown

International Students


0.8% from 16 countries

Average Age


Number of Graduate Students


980

Student Resources

Study resources