Why “HBCU” Stands for Two Different Things at ABC

As the only Baptist-affiliated Historically Black College west of the Mississippi, Arkansas Baptist College is proud of the rich legacy and culture that our students experience. Our status as an HBCU is reflected in our rich history of providing higher education opportunities to black Americans. Since the school was founded in 1884, we have provided an outstanding liberal arts education to multiple generations—entire families who have gone on to become leaders in their communities. These accomplishments are also due in part to our broader culture. At Arkansas Baptist College, we believe...   Read More

The Ultimate Financial Aid Application Checklist

Arkansas Baptist College wants to make it as simple as possible for students to improve their lives through a quality education. For example, the university employees in our Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships are dedicated to offering guidance and financial aid tips for college students who need help paying for classes. If you are not sure how to apply for financial aid, our knowledgeable staff can help you review the following checklist and answer any questions you may have. Whether you are a first-time degree seeker or a...   Read More

Arkansas Baptist College Back in Good Standing With Regional Accrediting Body

During its meeting on November 3, 2016, The Board of Directors of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) removed the Show-Cause Order from Arkansas Baptist College. In the fall of 2015, HLC placed Arkansas Baptist College on the Show-Cause Order due to alleged financial and administrative oversights. The Board determined that the College is now in compliance with the Criteria for Accreditation and Core Components, although it will remain subject to interim monitoring a year from now. Dr. Joseph L. Jones, who was recently appointed the 14th President of the College...   Read More

Choosing a College Major at ABC: How to Make the Big Decision

Choosing a college major is one of the largest decisions you must make as a student. With so many affordable degree programs at Arkansas Baptist College (ABC), you may be thinking, “How can I choose just one?” Fortunately, there are three easy steps you can follow to answer that question, and ABC’s faculty and staff can help you every step of the way.

6 Study Tips That Will Help You Ace Your Final Exams

Developing strong study skills is easily the most effective way to ace your final exams. By learning the best ways to study materials from your Arkansas Baptist College courses, you can recall the information needed to pass your tests with flying colors. The following study tips for HBCU college students will give you the strategies and confidence you need to achieve your highest possible scores during finals week.

Make College Work for You With Our Flexible Academic Calendar

Arkansas Baptist College (ABC) is passionate about helping you reach your personal and professional goals. We recognize the value of Christian liberal arts experience at a Historically Black College and University (HBCU), and we make every effort to provide a quality education that works with your budget and schedule. We welcome students from all walks of life, so whether you are currently working, caring for your family, or both, you can take advantage of our flexible academic calendar that works with your lifestyle. The following information will help you explore...   Read More