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 600 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

Many of the students admitted to WBC had an SAT score between 950 to 990, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 18 to 23. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the WBC average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.18. 59% of all those who apply are granted admission to Williams Baptist College, from which 33% choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at williamsbu.edu.

Overall WBC Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Williams Baptist College was reported as 58.8% in Fall 2020 with over 1,040 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: 18 - 23
  • WBC Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Williams Baptist College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of WBC 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 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 Williams Baptist College has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 60.5%
  • 2017-2018: 62.4%
  • 2018-2019: 56.4%
  • 2019-2020: 58.8%
  • Projected WBC Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 54.9%

How Does WBC Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Williams Baptist College is four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Lyon College44.4%
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences59.6%
Le Moyne-Owen College80.4%
Central Baptist College40.0%
Rust College50.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores 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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to WBC (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading440 - 460
Math510 - 530
Total Score950 - 990
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 23
Math16 - 22
Composite Score18 - 23
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