Baptist Bible College And Seminary

Baptist Bible College And Seminary

Baptist Bible College, Graduate School, and Seminary is a fully accredited, faith-centered educational institution.

The school, with about 1,100 students, offers 38 degree programs ranging from a one-year Bible certificate to full doctorate programs. An increasing number of courses are offered through online and other distance-learning options.

Enrollment for the 2008-2009 school year is as follows:

  • College: 572
  • Grad School: 177
  • Seminary: 323
  • Total: 1,072

As of March 2009, the following athletic programs are available at the school:

Men's Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Tennis

Women's Sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volley Ball

Memberships: NCAA Division III, CSAC (Colonial States Athletic Conference), NCAA Division II East Region

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Contacting Baptist Bible

Baptist Bible College and Seminary
538 Venard Rd
Clarks Summit , PA 18411
General Phone: (570) 586-2400

Baptist Bible Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy166bible studies, religious music, theology, ministry, theological and ministerial studies
Therapy and Counseling8counseling psychology
Liberal Arts8general studies
Education and Teaching6teacher education

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree316
Associate's degree81
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years31
Bachelor's degree1432
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship11
Doctor's degree - other21

Baptist Bible Student Body

In 2007-2008, Baptist Bible had a total enrollment of 1,016 students (801 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 32%
Women 68%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 62%
Graduate 38%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 92%
Black 2%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 24%
20-21 25%
22-24 14%
25-29 11%
30-34 5%
35-39 5%
40-49 7%
50-64 6%
65+ 1%

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

New York17%
New Jersey3%
West Virginia1%
New Hampshire1%
North Carolina1%

Baptist Bible Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 66 %

Baptist Bible Room and Board (2007)

Baptist Bible offers campus housing for 650 of its 801 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 20 meals per week.

Baptist Bible Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal448600
SAT Math420565
ACT Verbal1925
ACT Math1522
ACT Composite1723

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT57%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT27%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Baptist Bible Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 15,840
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 15,840
Room and board $ 5,900
Room charge $ 2,180
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,720
Books and supplies $ 600
Other expenses $ 1,225

Financial Aid:
Baptist Bible participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 267000)

Baptist Bible Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year17$53,2041*
Associate professorcalendar year10$49,5834$47,472
Assistant professorcalendar year5$42,6964$40,671
All faculty totalcalendar year32$50,4319$45,030

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

Baptist Bible Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Other
Baseball Other
Track Other

Baptist Bible Degree Programs (2007)

Education And Teaching
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Levels & Methods, Other

Liberal Arts
General Studies

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Religious/Sacred Music
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
Theology/Theological Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology

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