Arkansas Baptist College (ABC)

Founded in 1884, Arkansas Baptist College is a Christian-affiliated institution. Across its three academic schools, ABE grants two- and four-year undergraduate degrees in various fields of study. Courses at ABC include Christian Education, Religious Studies, African American Community Leadership and more. ABC provides students with various extracurricular activities and programs to continue the educational experience outside of the classroom. Each student organization is required to complete a minimum of three campus-wide projects in an academic year. At Arkansas Baptist College, academic achievement is the first priority. ABC is committed to developing students to be spiritually, culturally and academically unique, while able to meet the needs of society. 

Location: Little Rock, AR

Type of Institution: Two- and four-year, private, faith-based HBCU

Tuition and Fees (per semester)

     • In-State/Out-of-State: $3,900

Size: 1,100+ students

Percentage of African-American Students: 93%

Percentage of Men: 60%

Percentage of Women: 40%

Student-Teacher Ratio: 17:1

Degrees Offered: Certificate, Associate’s, Bachelor’s

Colleges/Schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, Religious Studies

Housing: On-campus housing provided


    • Greek: Delta Sigma Theta, Kappa Alpha Psi, Omega Psi Phi, Phi Beta Sigma, Zeta Phi Beta

City Life: Historical sites, farmers market, River Market District, art galleries, theater/performing arts, breweries and distilleries, Hot Springs National Park, Crater of Diamonds, House of Blues, museums, River Trail, Sports Hall of Fame, shopping, dining