Williams Baptist College (WBC)

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WBC can be found in Walnut Ridge, AR, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The small size of enrollment, which is about 700 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

Many of the students admitted to WBC had an SAT score between 760 to 940, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 19 to 24. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the WBC average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.25. 68% of all those who apply are granted admission to Williams Baptist College, from which 43% choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at wbcoll.edu.

Overall WBC Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Williams Baptist College was reported as 68.0% in Fall 2013 with over 531 college applications submitted to Williams Baptist College. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • WBC ACT Scores: 19 - 24
  • WBC Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Williams Baptist College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Williams Baptist College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Williams Baptist College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 64.2%
  • 2010-2011: 66.8%
  • 2011-2012: 58.5%
  • 2012-2013: 62.6%
  • 2013-2014: 68.0%
  • Projected WBC Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 64.5%

How Does WBC Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Williams Baptist College is twenty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Lyon College59.0%
Memphis College of Art39.8%
Central Baptist College54.1%
Rust College13.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to WBC (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English18 - 24
Math17 - 24
Composite Score19 - 24
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