Arkansas Baptist College, situated in Little Rock, Arkansas, is a historic private institution that was founded in 1884. It holds the distinction of being one of the oldest historically black colleges in the state, originally established with the mission to educate freed African Americans and provide them with opportunities for higher learning and leadership. Today, the college enrolls around 497 students and offers a range of Associate's and Bachelor's degree programs. It is particularly known for its strong academic offerings in Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Entrepreneurship, and Human Services.
The college's motto, "Faith, Growth, Service," reflects its enduring commitment to fostering spiritual, intellectual, and community development among its students. Located in an urban setting, Arkansas Baptist College provides campus housing, creating a vibrant and supportive educational community. The college's spirit and pride are embodied in its mascot, the Buffaloes, and its colors, purple and white. In athletics, the college competes in the NAIA within the Continental Athletic Conference as an independent team, further showcasing the Buffaloes' spirit and resilience. Arkansas Baptist College continues to be a significant institution in Little Rock, dedicated to empowering students through education and service.
NAIA - Continental Athletic Conference (Independent)
Team Name: Buffaloes