Free Will Baptist Bible College

Nashville, TN
University Website: WWW.FWBBC.EDU
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Welch College, formerly Free Will Baptist Bible College, is a private four-year college in Nashville, Tennessee affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists.

Welch College is a private four-year college founded in 1942 by the National Association of Free Will Baptists. Welch College serves approximately 400 students and is the national college of the 300,000-member Free Will Baptist denomination. The mission of Welch College is to educate leaders to serve Christ, His Church, and His world through Biblical thought and life.

Welch College is located in Nashville, Tennessee. Welch College has an intimate 9-acre (36,000 m2) campus on Nashville's bustling West End Avenue, just a quarter-mile from the I-440 entrance ramp, Nashville's connector to the interstate highway system. There are 17 buildings on campus, including the three-story Johnson Classroom Building, an activities center (gym), Welch Library, men's and women's residence halls, and more.

There are numerous student organizations to be involved in, from student societies to Global Missions Fellowship, to musical groups, to sports teams, to student government, to community relations, and many others. All students are involved in some type of Christian service outside the classroom, such as conducting services at jails and nursing homes, providing ministry for the homeless, working in local churches and more.[citation needed]

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $10,752.00 avg tuition

3606 West End Ave
Nashville, TN 37205-0117
(615) 844-5000

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Psychology
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Free Will Baptist Bible College

Statistics:
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Admitted 0 NaN%
Enrolled total 0
Full Time: 0
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 66%
4-year graduation rate 29%
6-year graduation rate 47%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy Yes
Secondary School GPA Not applicable
Secondary School Rank Not applicable
Secondary School Record Not applicable
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable
Admission Test Scores Not applicable
TOEFL Not applicable
Other Tests Not applicable
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Free Will Baptist Bible College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $10,752.00 $10,752.00 $10,752.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $894.00 $894.00 $894.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $448.00 $448.00 $448.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $6,042.00 $6,034.00 $3,600.00
Other Expenses $5,000.00 $5,000.00 $3,600.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $35.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $800.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 98%
Avg amount of grant aid $7,665.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 66%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,075.00

Free Will Baptist Bible College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X X
EDUCATION
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
History Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Secondary Education and Teaching X X
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
HISTORY
History, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics X
Psychology, General X
Psychology, Other X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Bible/Biblical Studies X X
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology X X
Pastoral Studies/Counseling X X
Religious Education X
Religious/Sacred Music X
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other X
Youth Ministry X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Music Performance, General X

Scholarships for Students in Tennessee

Name Amount Deadline
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
Dyersburg State Community College Jazz Choir Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017

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