American Baptist College of American Baptist Theological Seminary: Narrative Description

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AMERICAN BAPTIST COLLEGE OF AMERICAN BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY C-10

1800 Baptist World Center Dr.
Nashville, TN 37207
Tel: (615)256-1463
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.abcnash.edu/

Description:

Independent Baptist, 4-year, coed. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1924. Setting: 52-acre urban campus. Endowment: $1.6 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $6767 per student. Total enrollment: 103. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 6:1. 66 applied, 17% were admitted. Full-time: 62 students, 24% women, 76% men. Part-time: 41 students, 49% women, 51% men. Students come from 12 states and territories, 3 other countries, 30% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 0% Hispanic, 94% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 6% international, 90% 25 or older, 20% live on campus, 4% transferred in. Retention: 85% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs. Off campus study.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, 3 recommendations, interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 7/12. Notification: 8/15.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $20. Tuition: $3003 full-time, $143 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $140 full-time, $140 per year part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. College room only: $1600. Room charges vary according to housing facility.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Choral group. Social organizations: 2 open to all; national fraternities; 30% of men are members. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, Vespers Service. Major annual events: Garnett-Nabritt Lectures, ABC Days, Presidential Scholarship Banquet. Campus security: student patrols, security patrols from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. 100 college housing spaces available; 30 were occupied in 2003-04. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. T. L. Holcolm Library with 33,383 books, 179 serials, and 140 audiovisual materials. Operations spending 2003-04: $100,385. 20 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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