American Baptist College

Nashville, TN
School Type:
4-year, Private
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Admission Requirements
Required GPA
Open Admission
Required SAT
not required
Required ACT
not required
Quick facts
  • Founded: 1924
  • Enrollment: 53
  • Mascot: N/A
  • Colors: Blue and White
  • Motto: Light a Flame that lasts forever
  • Campus Setting: City
  • Campus Housing: Yes
Short description

American Baptist College, a private institution located in Centreville, Virginia, has been a significant educational presence since its founding in 1924. Initially established to provide theological education and training for African-American Baptist ministers, the college has evolved to offer a broader range of academic programs while maintaining its foundational religious roots. With an intimate enrollment of 53 students, the college offers a personalized and focused educational experience. American Baptist College specializes in Associate's and Bachelor's degrees, with popular majors including Human Services, Theology and Religious Vocations, and Music.

The college's motto, "Light a Flame that lasts forever," encapsulates its commitment to igniting a lifelong passion for learning and spiritual growth in its students. Set in an urban environment, the college offers on-campus housing, fostering a close-knit and supportive community. Although it does not have a mascot, the college's identity is represented through its colors, blue and white, symbolizing tranquility, purity, and wisdom. American Baptist College stands out as a unique institution dedicated to nurturing both the intellectual and spiritual development of its students, continuing its legacy as a beacon of light and learning in the heart of Virginia.

Admissions & Financial Aid
  • Admissions: (615) 687-6907
  • Admissions email: americanbaptistcollege@abcnash.edu

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  • Financial aid: (615) 687-6989
  • Financial aid email: finaid@abcnash.edu

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Popular Majors
  • Human Services
  • Theology and Religious Vocations
  • Music

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