International Baptist College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Chandler Park in Chandler, Arizona
Chandler Park in Chandler, Arizona. Peter Bronski / Wikipedia

International Baptist College & Seminary Admissions Overview:

The International Baptist College & Seminary has open admissions—any interested applicants with a GED or high school diploma have the opportunity to attend the school. An applicant's faith is an important piece of the admissions equation, and all applicants must write a brief essay describing their assurance of salvation. For more information (including requirements and important deadlines), be sure to visit the school's website, and/or contact the admissions office.

Campus visits and tours are not required, but are always encouraged for any interested students.

Admissions Data (2016):

International Baptist College & Seminary Description:

Located in the “Valley of the Sun,” International Baptist College & Seminary is a private, four-year Baptist college in Chandler, Arizona. The tiny college offers just a few graduate and undergraduate degrees, including a Bachelor of Arts in Bible and Church Music, Bachelor of Arts in Bible and Christian Service, Bachelor of Arts in Bible and Teacher Education, Associates of Arts in Bible and Christian Service, and Certificate in Biblical Studies.

IBCS students stay engaged outside of the classroom through activities such as winter retreats, softball and basketball games, and hiking trips in the Grand Canyon. IBCS is also home to a variety of student ministries including Awana, Adult Bible Fellowship, and Senior Saints. IBCS does not have any intercollegiate athletics.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 90 (66 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 44% Male / 56% Female
  • 83% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $10,500
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $5,900
  • Other Expenses: $6,990
  • Total Cost: $24,390

International Baptist College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 0%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $10,863
    • Loans: $ - 

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Bible Studies, Education

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 67%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 50%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 27%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 45%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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International Baptist College Mission Statement:

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"The mission of International Baptist College and Seminary, in both its undergraduate and graduate programs, as an integral ministry of Tri-City Baptist Church, is to develop graduates and Christian leaders who glorify God and demonstrate their love for God and others by living a biblical lifestyle, by obeying the Great Commission, and by championing the fundamentals of the historic Christian faith as they serve God in their families, their local churches, the West, and the world."

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