Central Baptist College (CBC)

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Central Baptist College can be found in Conway, AR, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. CBC has only around 740 enrolled students, which allows them to offer higher teacher to student ratios.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT exam scores at CBC. A score between 1330 - 1880 on the SAT exam, or 18 - 23 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Central Baptist College (CBC) average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.57. CBC has an acceptance rate of 54% with 44% of applicants choosing to continue on and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at cbc.edu.

Overall Central Baptist College (CBC) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Central Baptist College was reported as 54.1% in Fall 2013 with over 540 applications submitted to CBC. 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

  • CBC SAT Scores: 1330 - 1880
  • CBC ACT Scores: 18 - 23
  • CBC Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.57

How Hard Is It to Get into Central Baptist College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into CBC, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for CBC has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 74.3%
  • 2010-2011: 64.5%
  • 2011-2012: 74.4%
  • 2012-2013: 45.0%
  • 2013-2014: 54.1%
  • Projected CBC Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 57.8%

How Does Central Baptist College (CBC) Compare?

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The acceptance rate for CBC is three percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of the Ozarks61.4%
Lyon College59.0%
Williams Baptist College68.0%
Ecclesia College30.7%
Memphis College of Art39.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • 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 Central Baptist College (CBC) (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading430 - 590
Math470 - 670
Writing430 - 620
Total Score1330 - 1880
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 24
Math17 - 23
Composite Score18 - 23
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