Faith Baptist Bible College And Theological Seminary

Overview of Faith Baptist Bible College And Theological Seminary

Faith Baptist is found in Ankeny, IA. Ankeny is a large suburb. Applicants to the school are attracted by its Baptist identity. Faith Baptist is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Master's degree at the school.

Areas of Study

Faith Baptist is known for its programs in office and administration, religion and philosophy.

Faith Baptist Selectivity

Admission to the school is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 380. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 430 and 520.

Student Body

Students numbered 389 in 2007-2008 at the school.

Student Life

Faith Baptist has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Faith Baptist offers students meal plans.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Faith Baptist

Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary
1900 NW 4th St
Ankeny , IA 50023-2152
General Phone: (515) 964-0601

Faith Baptist Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy86religion, bible studies, missionary studies, religious education, theology, ministry, theological and ministerial studies
Education and Teaching18elementary school teaching, English teaching, music teaching
Office and Administration10administrative assistant
Music0music performance

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree738
Master's degree215
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years51
Associate's degree152

Faith Baptist Student Body

In 2007-2008, Faith Baptist had a total enrollment of 389 students (379 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 44%
Women 56%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 67%
Graduate 33%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
(Foreign Students) 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 36%
20-21 30%
22-24 18%
25-29 8%
30-34 1%
35-39 2%
40-49 2%
50-64 1%
65+ 1%

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

New York2%
South Dakota1%
New Hampshire1%

Faith Baptist Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 78 %

Faith Baptist Room and Board (2007)

Faith Baptist offers campus housing for 982 of its 379 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

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

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

Faith Baptist Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal380560
SAT Math430520
SAT Writing370570
ACT Verbal2025
ACT Math1723
ACT Composite1925

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT7%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT90%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Faith Baptist Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 12,706
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 12,706
Room and board $ 4,010
Room charge $ 2,288
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,722
Books and supplies $ 935
Other expenses $ 2,830

Financial Aid:
Faith Baptist participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 712100)

Faith Baptist Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track183

Faith Baptist Degree Programs (2007)

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education

Music Performance, General

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious Education
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
Theology/Theological Studies

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Faith Baptist Highlights

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What Sets Faith Baptist Apart:

Dorm rooms per full-time student
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% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 11%Faith Baptist % of degrees in office and administration
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Faith Baptist Male % of student body
% of accepted students who choose to enroll
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 13%Faith Baptist % of accepted students who choose to enroll
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%Faith Baptist Number of degree programs
% of degrees in religion and philosophy
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Faith Baptist % of degrees in religion and philosophy

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan

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