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Baptist College of Florida

Graceville, FL

At A Glance

Main Address

5400 College Dr

Graceville, FL 32440-1831

www.baptistcollege.edu

Admission Office

5400 College Drive

Graceville, FL 32440

(850) 263-3261

Fax : (850) 263-9026

admissions@baptistcollege.edu

Contact : Sandra Richards

Director of Student Life & Marketing

Type of School

Small

Private

Bible college

teachers college/college of education

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Southern Baptist Convention

College Board Code: 5209

Quick Facts

Regular Application Deadline : August 10

Total undergraduates : 427

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 25

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 25.0%

Average financial aid package : $8,710.00

In-State Tuition : $12,150.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $12,150.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Associate

Bachelor's

Master's

Setting

Small Town (2,500-10k)

Rural

Residential campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: Aug 10

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Aug 15

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : May 15

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Jul 15

College will notify student : Jun 1

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : Aug 1

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : Apr 1

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

International Students

Fall application due : Aug 1

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 8 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Associate, Bachelor's, Master's degrees

Returning for sophomore year : 72.0%

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Theology and Religious Vocations : 42.0%
Psychology : 21.0%
Business/Marketing : 10.0%
Education : 10.0%
Visual and Performing Arts : 8.0%
English : 7.0%

Associates
Liberal Arts : 80.0%
Theology and Religious Vocations : 20.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Business Administration and Management, General B

Education
Elementary Education and Teaching B
History Teacher Education B
Music Teacher Education B

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies B

Theology & Religious Vocations
Bible/Biblical Studies B M
Pastoral Studies/Counseling B
Religious Education A B
Religious/Sacred Music A B
Theology/Theological Studies A B

Visual & Performing Arts
Music Performance, General B M
Music, General B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Double Major

Independent Study

Internships

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Teacher Certification

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Extended Class Availability

Distance Learning

Computer Services

25 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Geographic Location : 90 miles from Tallahassee, 60 miles from Panama City.

Small Town

Rural

Residential Campus

Total undergraduates : 427

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 25

Degree-seeking undergrads : 296

Graduate enrollment : 25

Student General Information

All students average age : 27

Full time students average age : 24

In state students : 70.0%

Out of state students : 30.0%

Part Time students : 28.0%

Percentage of males : 57.0%

Percentage of females : 43.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 1.0%

Black African American : 7.0%

Asian : 1.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 2.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 10.0%

White : 77.0%

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 69.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 40.0%

Housing Options

Apartments For Married Students

Apartments For Single Students

Men's Housing

Women's Housing

Special Housing For Disabled Students

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $100.00

Housing deposit is refundable in full if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Eagles

Sport's Levels Available

Intramural

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Personal counseling

Veteran's counselor

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

N

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

N

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Basketball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Fencing

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Football(non-tackle)

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Soccer

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Ultimate Frisbee

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Volleyball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $25.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: No

Total applicants : 78

Admitted : 73

Enrolled : 28

Less selective 94.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Character/Personal Qualities

Level of Applicant's Interest

Recommendations

Religious Affiliation or Commitment

Important

Academic GPA

Alumni Relation

Talent/Ability

Considered

Extracurricular Activities

Interview

Rigor of secondary school record

Standardized Test Scores

Volunteer Work

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Required: SAT or ACT

Test Policies for placement

SAT Reasoning Test

ACT

Institution's own exam

SAT score use policy

Please contact college for information about its use of SAT scores

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Transcript/record of courses and grades

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Applicant must be member in good standing of church affiliated with Southern Baptist Convention or other evangelical body. Recommendations very important.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Concerning Advanced Placement (AP) Courses, the college will adhere to The College Board guidelines and may award credit for courses applicable to the studentÂ’s degree program when a grade of 3, 4, or 5 has been earned on the AP examination.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

History

0

2

English

0

4

Math

0

4

Science

0

3

Social Studies

0

1

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : 37.0% and Percent who submitted ACT scores : 52.0%

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

390 - 560

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

470 - 600

ACT Composite

15 - 21


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

Art History

3

3

HUM 101

All

Biology

3

3

SCI 201

All

Calculus AB

3

3

--

All

Chemistry

3

3

--

All

Drawing

3

3

HUM 102

All

English Language and Composition

3

6

ENG 151/152

All

English Literature and Composition

3

3

ENG 223

All

Environmental Science

3

3

--

All

European History

3

6

HI 211/212

All

French Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

German Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

BUS 220

All

Microeconomics

3

3

BUS 215

All

Music Theory

3

3

MT 101/102

All

Physics B

3

3

--

All

Psychology

3

3

PSY 201

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Statistics

3

3

STA 300

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

HI 225

All

United States History

3

6

HI 223/224

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

3

Biology

50

3

English Literature

50

3

French I

50

6

French II

59

6

German I

50

6

German II

60

6

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Humanities

50

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Natural Science

50

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Spanish I

50

6

Spanish II

63

6

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 64.0%

% of loans / jobs : 36.0%

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 48.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 91.0%

% Judged to have need : 89.0%

% that were offered aid : 65.0%

% that had need fully met : 3.0%

% of need met : 25.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $8,710.00

Avg non need-based aid : $2,565.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $7,499.00

Avg need-based loan : $2,450.00

Avg indebtedness at graduation : $15,465.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Jul 15

Regular Financial Aid Deadline : May 15

Financial Aid Notification Date : Jun 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Stephanie Powell

Financial aid office phone : (850) 263-3261

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

State aid form

Business / farm supplement

Institution's own financial aid form

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $360.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): --

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Minority Status

Music/Drama

Religious Affiliation

State/District Residency

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Leadership

Minority Status

Music/Drama

Religious Affiliation

Work Study Programs

Nights

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Deferred payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$12,150.00

$12,150.00

$12,150.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$12,150.00

$12,150.00

$12,150.00

Room and board:

$4,612.00

$10,020.00

$2,700.00

Books and supplies:

$1,050.00

$1,050.00

$1,050.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$2,000.00

$2,000.00

$2,000.00

Transportation expenses:

$3,620.00

$3,650.00

$3,654.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$23,432.00

$28,870.00

$21,554.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$23,432.00

$28,870.00

$21,554.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 66

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 90

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 30

Admission Requirements (Required)

High School Transcript

College Transcript(s)

Essay or Personal Statement

Admission Requirements (Recommended)

Interview

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Special Requirements

Recommendations from church and pastor required.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

International Application Due for Fall 2021: Aug 1

Application fee: $25.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $12,150.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $4,612.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $10,020.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $360.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Non-resident aliens must submit the following financial aid forms:

Foreign Student Certification of Finances

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 55

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

International Student Adviser