American Baptist College

Overview of American Baptist College

Students attend American Baptist in Nashville, TN, a large city. The school is proud of its Baptist status. American Baptist is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school degrees go up to the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

American Baptist is known for its programs in religion and philosophy.

American Baptist Selectivity

Applicants to the school appreciate its open admissions policy.

Student Body

There are 108 students at American Baptist (as of 2007-2008). The school has a large minority student population. A large number of students at American Baptist are 40 years old or older.

Student Life

The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. American Baptist offers students meal plans.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting American Baptist

American Baptist College
1800 Baptist World Ctr Dr
Nashville , TN 37207
General Phone: (615) 256-1463

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American Baptist Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy22theology

Number of programs and degrees for American Baptist in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree01
Bachelor's degree221

American Baptist Student Body

In 2007-2008, American Baptist had a total enrollment of 108 students (87 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 1%
Black 97%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 4%
20-21 6%
22-24 6%
25-29 8%
30-34 19%
35-39 19%
40-49 19%
50-64 13%
65+ 7%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

Washington, DC5%

American Baptist Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 89 %
Part-Time 70 %

American Baptist Room and Board (2007)

American Baptist offers campus housing for 50 of its 87 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Nashville, Tennessee for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Tennessee Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 10 meals per week.

American Baptist Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,800
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,800
Room and board $ 4,800
Room charge $ 1,800
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,000
Books and supplies $ 900
Other expenses $ 2,725

Financial Aid:
American Baptist participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1046000)

American Baptist Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year2*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*1*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

American Baptist Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Theology/Theological Studies

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American Baptist Highlights

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What Sets American Baptist Apart:

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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Male % of student body
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Top 12%American Baptist Male % of student body
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%American Baptist Dorm rooms per full-time student

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
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checked On-campus library
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checked Offers a board (meal) plan

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