Office of Admissions and Recruitment

At Arkansas Baptist College, students who live on-campus have a variety of opportunities for personal growth and development. Students will receive the 360-degree experience of campus life through both structured and informal programs as well as leadership opportunities throughout the academic year.

We encourage students to get involved in the exciting activities of campus life. From historical organizations to grassroots initiatives, the opportunities are endless for you to create your own unique experiences and memories.

Arkansas Baptist College has an “open admission policy” that allows admittance to all persons who show the potential for college level work, who subscribe to the mission and purpose of Arkansas Baptist College, and who meet the admissions requirements. Students of all races, creeds, and national origins are welcome. New students are admitted in the Fall, Spring, and Summer.


Office of Admissions

Phone: 501-420-1234

Office Hours:
(Mon-Fri) 8:30A.M. – 5:00P.M.

Department Contact

 Nicholas Sanders
Admissions Recruiter

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When To Apply?

Admission is ongoing

Where to submit necessary documents?

ATTN: Office of Admissions
1600 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Little Rock, AR 72202

*OFFICIAL transcripts may be sent by either US Postal Mail OR via a third-party electronic servicer such as Parchment, National Student Clearinghouse, Scribbles or Transcripts Network/Credentials Solutioins. Emailed of faxed transcripts will not be accepted or deemed official.

Admissions Checklist

First Time Freshman

  • Submit Admissions Application
  • Submit OFFICIAL High School Transcript
  • Submit OFFICIAL ACT/SAT Test Scores
  • Submit Immunization Records

Transfer Students

  • Submit Admissions Application
  • Submit OFFICIAL Transcripts from all institutions previously attended
  • Submit OFFICIAL High School Transcript if less than 30 credit hours are transferable
  • Submit OFFICIAL ACT/SAT Test Scores if less than 30 credit hours are transferable
  • Submit Immunization Records

Admissions - Frequently Asked Questions

What are the admissions requirements? 

Application for Admissions
OFFICIAL College Transcripts from all previous institutions (when applicable)
OFFICIAL High School Transcript
ACT/SAT test scores
Immunization Records

Will the College accept the General Education Diploma (GED)?

Official GED test scores must come from the state in which the test was taken.

How do I apply for Financial Aid?

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at

Who helps me choose my courses? 

An Academic Advisor is assigned to each student who advises on course selection. Juniors and Seniors are advised by their respective Program Chairperson.

How many hours do you have to take per semester?

An average course load is 12 to 16 hours per semester.

How do I receive advance placement credit?

Students must take the College Board Achievement Test prior to their fall orientation and forward the official scores to the Admissions Office to ensure proper placement. They must score a 3 or higher in order to receive credit.

Meet with an Academic Advisor

Academic Advisors

Deadra Andrews, Freshman/Sophomore Non-Athletic Advisor

Desha Farmer, Freshman/Sophomore Athletic Advisor


Program Chairs

Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

Philis Taylor, Department Chair


Department of Fine Arts

Dr. Miguel Bonds, Department Chair

Tyler Coleman, Band Director


Department of Religious Studies

Dr. Clifton Conley, Department Chair

Department of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology

Roberta Clark, Department Chair


Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Public Administration

Dr. Leonard Williams, Department Chair

New Life Church-Conway Campus

Josh Rauls, Academic Dean