Williams Baptist University

Walnut Ridge, AR

Williams Baptist University

Walnut Ridge, AR

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
4%
24-29
18%
18-23
61%
12-17
17%
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 402
Declined 263
Total Received 665
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Private

469

undergraduate students

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School Facts

Williams Baptist University (formerly Williams Baptist College), founded in 1941, is a private, liberal arts, Christian college affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention. Its 200-acre campus is located three miles from the center of Walnut Ridge, in northeastern Arkansas, 30 miles north of Jonesboro.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 469
Established in 1941
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Southern Baptist

200-acre campus in Walnut Ridge (population: 5,062), 30 miles from Jonesboro and 100 miles from Memphis. Served by bus; major airport serves Memphis.

  • Campus Setting: Rural community
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Memphis International

Williams Baptist University
60 West Fulbright Avenue
Walnut Ridge, AR
72476

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
65%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government
  • Student Activities Board
  • Bancroft Society
  • Cultural Awareness
  • International Student Society

Top Events

  • Williams Idol
  • Freshman Follies
  • Harvest Fest
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
4%
24-29
18%
18-23
61%
12-17
17%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.2

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 402
Declined 263
Total Received 665

Admissions Factors

Very Important

standardized test scores

Considered

character/personal qualities
academic GPA
class rank
recommendation(s)

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 7
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Racquetball, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Cheerleading, Racquetball, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Divinity/Ministry
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
History, General
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Theology/Theological Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

469

total students

71%

in-state

29%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

469
students

Female
50%
233

Male
50%
236

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

423
students

Female
48%
201

Male
52%
222

10%

46
students

Female
70%
32

Male
30%
14

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

33

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math

Career placement services

  • Career interest testing
  • Job Fairs
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Reader services
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