Williams Baptist College

Overview of Williams Baptist College

Williams Baptist College is in Walnut Ridge, AR. Walnut Ridge is a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is classified as a Southern Baptist college. Williams Baptist College is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

Fields of study in vogue at Williams Baptist College include education and teaching, science, therapy and counseling.

Williams Baptist College Selectivity

Not all applicants to the school are accepted.


The most successful professors at Williams Baptist College are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.

Student Body

Approximately 619 students study at the school (in 2007-2008).

Student Life

Williams Baptist College offers a real campus feel. The school makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students at Williams Baptist College can take advantage of the school's meal plans. Students participate in American Midwest Conference, American Midwest Conference athletics. Athletic scholarships or financial aid help Williams Baptist College attract student athletes.

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Contacting Williams Baptist College

Williams Baptist College
60 W Fulbright Avenue
Walnut Ridge , AR 72476
General Phone: (870) 886-6741

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Williams Baptist College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching39elementary school teaching, middle school teaching, English teaching, music teaching, physical education teaching, history teaching
Therapy and Counseling25psychology
Religion and Philosophy23bible studies, religious music
Liberal Arts11English, general studies, liberal arts and humanities
Business and Management9business management, finance
Computer Science and Engineering2computer and info science

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree11515
Associate's degree41

Williams Baptist College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Williams Baptist College had a total enrollment of 619 students (497 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 49%
Women 51%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 92%
Black 2%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 39%
20-21 27%
22-24 17%
25-29 6%
30-34 5%
35-39 2%
40-49 3%
50-64 1%

Williams Baptist College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 41 %

Williams Baptist College Room and Board (2007)

Williams Baptist College offers campus housing for 375 of its 497 (full-time) students.

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

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

Williams Baptist College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
ACT Verbal1824
ACT Math1723
ACT Composite1923

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT100%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Williams Baptist College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 10,950
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 10,950
Room and board $ 5,000
Room charge $ 2,600
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,400
Books and supplies $ 980
Other expenses $ 2,350

Financial Aid:
Williams Baptist College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 110600)

Williams Baptist College Faculty

Williams Baptist College 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
Professoracademic year5$49,1802*
Associate professoracademic year3$40,8570*
Assistant professoracademic year8$39,4677$38,710
Instructoracademic year2*0*
All faculty totalacademic year18$42,3569$40,436

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

Williams Baptist College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball American Midwest Conference
Baseball American Midwest Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports142236

Williams Baptist College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Finance, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Religious/Sacred Music

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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Williams Baptist College Highlights

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What Sets Williams Baptist College Apart:

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% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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Top 17%Williams Baptist College % of degrees in therapy and counseling

checked Southern Baptist affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Option to study abroad
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
checked Has ROTC (army)
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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