Baptist Bible College And Graduate School

Baptist Bible College And Graduate School

Baptist Bible College (BBC) was established in 1950 in Springfield, Missouri. The college is based on a 38 acre campus where students are offered associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees in ministry and education.

The college offers undergraduate courses in pastoral studies, church education and youth ministries and master's degrees in Biblical studies, intercultural studies, Biblical counseling and divinity. Some of the courses are for men only, and online classes are also available to students.

BBC is a Division II level member of the National Christian College Athletic Association. Its athletic teams are known as the Patriots. Some of the college's notable alumni include Jerry Falwell and Kevin O'Brien.

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Baptist Bible College and Graduate School
628 E Kearney
Springfield , MO 65803-3498
General Phone: (417) 268-6060

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Baptist Bible Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy58religion, religious studies, bible studies, missionary studies, ministry, pastoral counseling
Education and Teaching18elementary school teaching, early childhood education, music teaching
Liberal Arts14diversity studies
Business and Management3business management
Office and Administration0office data entry
Music0various music studies

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree768
Associate's degree03
Master's degree135
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years31
First-professional degree11

Baptist Bible Student Body

In 2007-2008, Baptist Bible had a total enrollment of 636 students (544 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 50%
Graduate 50%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 15%
(Foreign Students) 85%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 25%
20-21 27%
22-24 21%
25-29 12%
30-34 6%
35-39 3%
40-49 3%
50-64 2%

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

(International Students)2%
North Carolina1%

Baptist Bible Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 57 %
Part-Time 75 %

Baptist Bible Room and Board (2007)

Baptist Bible offers campus housing for 706 of its 544 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Baptist Bible Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 13,610
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 13,610
Room and board $ 5,400
Books and supplies $ 840
Other expenses $ 2,800

Financial Aid:
Baptist Bible participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1320800)

Baptist Bible Faculty

Baptist Bible has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year15$37,37811$36,109
All faculty totalacademic year15$37,37811$36,109

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

Baptist Bible Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education

Liberal Arts
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies

Music, Other

Office And Administration
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Religion/Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies, Other

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