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The Baptist College Of Florida

The Baptist College Of Florida

The Baptist College of Florida, BCF, was established on September 7, 1943. Founded by a group of pastors, it was originally known as the Florida Baptist Institute. The name was changed to Baptist Bible Institute of Florida in 1947, and then again to Baptist Bible Institute in 1949. It became the Florida Baptist Theological College in 1988, and was finally christened The Baptist College of Florida in 2000. The BCF campus occupies 160 acres in Graceville, Florida. Students are offered a number of degree programs in education, music, counseling, and theology.

The Baptist College of Florida fields fields teams in golf, and volleyball. The men's teams are nicknamed the Eagles, and the women's teams are called the Lady Eagles. BCF also provides financial assistance to help students meet their educational expenses. In addition to Federal grants and loans, several institutional scholarships are also available to eligible candidates.

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Contacting The Baptist College of Florida

The Baptist College of Florida
5400 College Dr
Graceville , FL 32440
General Phone: (850) 263-3261
http://www.baptistcollege.edu

The Baptist College of Florida Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy99bible studies, missionary studies, religious education, religious music, theology, pastoral counseling and ministries
Education and Teaching15elementary school teaching, music teaching

Number of programs and degrees for The Baptist College of Florida in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree1068
Associate's degree82

The Baptist College of Florida Student Body

In 2007-2008, The Baptist College of Florida had a total enrollment of 564 students (439 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 58%
Women 42%
Full-Time 90%
Part-Time 10%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Black 24%
Hispanic 42%
Asian 8%
Unknown 26%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 16%
20-21 18%
22-24 23%
25-29 14%
30-34 6%
35-39 9%
40-49 8%
50-64 7%
65+ 0%

The Baptist College of Florida Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 80 %
Part-Time 60 %

The Baptist College of Florida Room and Board (2007)

The Baptist College of Florida offers campus housing for 228 of its 439 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 15 meals per week.

The Baptist College of Florida Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total1357556%5979%
Men754155%3483%
Women603457%2574%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal470480
SAT Math420540
ACT Verbal1522
ACT Math1619
ACT Composite1622

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT23%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT77%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsrecommended

The Baptist College of Florida Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 8,150
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,150
Room and board $ 3,886
Books and supplies $ 900
Other expenses $ 2,000

Financial Aid:
The Baptist College of Florida participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2159600)

The Baptist College of Florida Faculty

The Baptist College of Florida 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
Professorcalendar year2*0*
Associate professorcalendar year1*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year4$57,8132*

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year2*0*
Associate professoracademic year5$54,0452*
Assistant professoracademic year5$47,5481*
Instructoracademic year2*3$33,807
All faculty totalacademic year14$50,1706$42,510

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

The Baptist College of Florida Degree Programs (2007)

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Theology/Theological Studies

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The Baptist College of Florida Highlights

(Details are provided further down on this page.)

What Sets The Baptist College of Florida Apart:

CategoryTrophy 
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%The Baptist College of Florida Male % of student body
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 11%The Baptist College of Florida Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%The Baptist College of Florida Dorm rooms per full-time student
% students 40 years or older
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%The Baptist College of Florida % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in religion and philosophy
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%The Baptist College of Florida % of degrees in religion and philosophy

Notable:
checked Southern Baptist affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
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
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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