PO Box 3665 Walnut Ridge, AR 72476 (870) 886-6741
http://williamsbaptistcollege.com admissions@wbcoll.edu
About Williams Baptist College
  • Year of Foundation 1941
  • Size of Campus 200 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Southern Baptist Convention
  • Degrees
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 615
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
Application
  • App. Deadlines Rolling
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $6,150
  • Room and Board $3,000
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 20
  • Enrollment No.
Williams Baptist College is a four-year, Christian, liberal arts college. Williams is known for its academic excellence and personal attention, with a student-to-teacher ratio of 13-to-1, as well as its warm, Christ-centered environment. There are over 500 students on WBC’s main campus at Walnut Ridge, Ark., and a total enrollment of about 600. Most students live in on-campus residence halls and apartments. Williams has over 25 majors and pre-professional programs to prepare students for a wide array of career options, and it is ranked in the top tier of southern colleges & universities by US News & World Report. It is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association and by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Christian Ministers Association
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, dress/hair code
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming, Black History Month, Spring Fling
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Alpha Psi Omega, Beta Beta Beta, Music Educators' National Conference, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Lambda Theta, Psi Chi, Sigma Beta Delta, Sigma Tau Delta, Theta Alpha Kappa
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train Walnut Ridge, AR (5)
  • Distance to nearest bus Jonesboro, AR (30)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Memphis, TN (100), Little Rock, AR (125)
Student Housing
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (44%), men's dorms (39%), apartments for married students (8%), apartment for single students (9%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 9
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 15%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 11%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 80%
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 85%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 5%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
Campus Services
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 191
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number Of Books in Library 68,347
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
Student Employment and Career
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Arkansas State University)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 45%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, interest inventory
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,200
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A