Arkansas Baptist College (ABC) is a private, historically black liberal arts college located in Little Rock, Arkansas. Founded in 1884 as the Minister’s Institute, ABC was initially funded by the Colored Baptists of the State of Arkansas. It is the only Baptist HBCU west of the Mississippi River. It’s nickname is Buffaloes and the University is a member of the Baptist. Their colors are Purple and white and their motto is It’s a GOoD Thing!
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1621 Dr. Martin Luther King Drive, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202-6099
Phone: (501) 370-4000
Type: 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Campus housing: Yes
Student population: 1,119 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio: 22 to 1
- Arkansas Baptist College (ABC), originally known as the Minister’s Institute, was founded by both black and white religious leaders in 1884.
- Arkansas Baptist College has been accredited since 1987 by the Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC).
- Full-time: 47% full-time
- Student/faculty ratio: 22:1
For over 100 years, ABC has served as Arkansas’ only black Baptist higher education institution. Arkansas Baptist College has been accredited since 1987 by the Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC).
Academic remediation for entering students, cooperative education, independent study, internships, part-time degree program, summer session for credit
Arkansas Baptist College prepares students for a life of service grounded in academic scholarship, the liberal arts tradition, social responsibility, Christian development and preparation for employment in a global community.
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