Welch College

1045 Bison Trail, Nashville, United States
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Overview of Welch College

About this school

Welch College (formerly Free Will Baptist Bible College), founded in 1942, is a church-affiliated college. Its 10-acre campus is located in a residential area several miles from downtown Nashville.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:327
    • Men:174 (53.2%)
    • Women:153 (46.8%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Welch College is 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

Required Or Recomended High School Units


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

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
September 15
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
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1045 Bison Trail
City, State, Zip
Gallatin, TN  37066
Phone
(615) 844-5000
Fax
(615) 269-6028
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 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
3 required for all freshmen
Other
Medical history required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is 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
69% of 115 applicants were admitted
Women
72% of 68 applicants were admitted
Men
64% of 47 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
45 (57%) of 79 admitted students enrolled
Women
25 (51%) of 49 admitted students enrolled
Men
20 (67%) of 30 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.34
375 And Above
44%
3.50 - 3.74
9%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
6%
2.00 - 2.49
9%

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
21 average |17-25 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: - $19,012 (56.442227763923526%)
  • Room & Board: - $7,704 (22.871392946205912%)
  • Other Expences: - $890 (2.642204013775086%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $6,078 (18.044175276095476%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Welch College accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


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

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 030018
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
45 (91.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
43 (95.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
43 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$5,986
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 42 (97.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,436
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 24 (55.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,732
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 38 (88.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
178 (91.3%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
172 (96.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
160 (93.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$5,331
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 141 (88.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,214
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 110 (68.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,195
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 127 (79.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
79%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$19,688
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Married Students, Relatives of Clergy, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,871

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


16

Part-Time Faculty


42

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


17%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 67% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 22% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 5% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 3% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% 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


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
113,275

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
15
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


Welch College provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


66.1%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


15.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


20.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


25.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (27)


  • Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Religious Education
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Secondary Education and Teaching

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Biological/life sciences, Business/marketing, Liberal arts/general studies, Theology and religious vocations

Online Degrees


Nursing

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


624,496

Nearest Metropolitan Area


120 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Nashville

Weather


Temperature
26.5 average low in January, 86.5 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
8 miles from campus in Nashville
Nearest Bus Station
3 miles from campus in Nashville
Nearest Train Station
176 miles from campus in Newbern

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only 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


Not available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


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
Flame
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Golf
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Golf
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Welch College offers choral groups, drama theatre, gmf-global missions fellowship, four women's societies, four men's societies

Sororities


72% of women participate

Fraternities


75% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


220

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
327
Women
153
Men
174

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.3% Asian
  • 9.3% Black/African-American
  • 3.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 84.3% White
  • 0.0% Unknown

International Students


8.3% from 1 countries

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


0

Student Resources

Study resources