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Arlington Baptist University

Arlington, TX 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate59%
Acceptance Rate59%

About Arlington Baptist University

Arlington Baptist University Overview

Arlington Baptist University is a private, religious school in an urban setting in Arlington, Texas. Arlington Baptist University was founded in 1939 and enrolls 158 undergrads and no graduate students. Arlington Baptist University ensures on-campus housing for up to 160 students. The majority of students live on campus. On the weekends, about 50% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

Student Involvement at Arlington Baptist University

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus

There are no fraternities or sororities at Arlington Baptist University, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Arlington Baptist University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Arlington Baptist University on the Student Life page.

2022 Arlington Baptist University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 59%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Tuition $13,950
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $5,280

Is Arlington Baptist University a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" varies. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better sense of what Arlington Baptist University offers and if the school could be a good choice for you.

Arlington Baptist University Acceptance Rate 2022

Arlington Baptist University is not competitive to get into. The acceptance rate at Arlington Baptist University is 59%. Last year, 126 students applied to Arlington Baptist University and 74 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Arlington Baptist University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 35% of students who start at Arlington Baptist University come back for their second year of college. Around 23% of students who started at Arlington Baptist University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Arlington Baptist University Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Arlington Baptist University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Arlington Baptist University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Arlington Baptist University's endowment was valued at $0 thousand in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $4,400 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Arlington Baptist University

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

First-year students that attend Arlington Baptist University full-time are awarded $5,280 a year in financial aid, on average.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $4,838 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Arlington Baptist University.

Based on this information, does Arlington Baptist University seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Arlington Baptist University a good school for you?

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Where is Arlington Baptist University Located?

Arlington Baptist University is located in the city of Arlington, Texas, less than an hour from Dallas-Fort Worth.

If you want to see Arlington Baptist University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 30 to Arlington, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Dallas-Fort Worth International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Arlington Baptist University and Arlington are like without leaving home.

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College Info

3001 West Division Arlington, TX 76012-3425

Campus Setting: Urban

Arlington Baptist University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Arlington Baptist University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Arlington Baptist University is Continuous processing.

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Arlington Baptist University Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at Arlington Baptist University is like? There are approximately 158 students enrolled at Arlington Baptist University. 95% percent of students attend school full-time, 94% percent are from TX and 6% percent of students are from other states.


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