2019 Faith Baptist Bible College Viewbook

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FAITH BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE VIEWBOOK

How can God get the most out of your life?


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OUR PURPOSE The mission of Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary is to disciple the next generation of servant leaders to impact a needy world for Jesus Christ, and to help our students answer the following question: How can God get the most out of your life?

SINCE 1921 REGIONALLY ACCREDITED ANKENY, IOWA

Faith’s Passion Is To Train People To Be

GOD-FOCUSED ETERNITY-MINDED SERVANT-HEARTED LEADERS


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THE SCHOOL FOR

LIFE

We talk a lot about life-changing experiences at Faith. Grow in your walk with Christ like never before.

make lifelong friends

My favorite part of being at Faith is all of the great friends I have made here, and that I’m surrounded by people who genuinely care about me and want to see me grow. JENNA TOOMEY Office Administration, Class of 2021


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THE SCHOOL FOR

CAREER Trusted by schools, churches, businesses, and missions agencies

93% employment rate two years after graduation (10% higher than national average)

Faith students are professional and conscientious. They are polite, punctual, reliable, competent, and have a hard work ethic. I have first and foremost appreciated the students’ ability to instruct children from a biblical worldview. MRS. JOYCE HANSEN Elementary Principal Ankeny Christian Academy


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DISCIPLESHIP No other college or university does one-on-one discipleship like Faith

The accessibility of discipleship is second to none. Men from the Faith faculty and staff began to disciple me. You don’t get those personal relationships at other colleges. It’s not normal. JACOB KIRKWOOD Pastoral Training, Class of 2019

11:1 student to faculty ratio


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THE SCHOOL FOR

ACADEMICS Biblical Studies 2 Year and 4 year

You become like the five people you spend the most time with. Choose carefully.

Biblical Worldview 1 Year

Education

Elementary Music Secondary English Secondary World History

Local Church Ministries Missions

2 Year and 4 Year

Missionary Nursing 4 Year

Office Administration 2 Year and 4 Year

Organizational Leadership 4 Year

Pastoral Training

JIM ROHN


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FUN

The atmosphere at Faith is awesome! There are always activities going on and people to hang out with. MEGAN


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OUR COMMUNITY Ankeny, Iowa Population 62,416 The rest of the nation is catching on to what we already knew: Ankeny and Iowa are amazing places to live:

• Iowa ranked as #1 best state to live by U.S. News and World Report 2018 • Des Moines ranked #1 by Forbes Magazine’s “The 15 best cities for young adults.” • Ankeny ranked #37 best city to live by Money Magazine 2013

Iowa ranked top five nationally in:

#1 INFRASTRUCTURE #3 HEALTHCARE #4 OPPORTUNITY #5 EDUCATION

Popular Hangouts

PORCHLIGHT COFFEE JETHROS PRAIRIE TRAIL DISTRICT JORDAN CREEK HIGH TRESTLE TRAIL SAYLORVILLE LAKE/BIG CREEK


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ARTS Learn to serve with excellence as you participate in the Chorale, Orchestra, Handbells, and drama.

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ATHLETICS Road trips, close friends, service opportunities, and coaches who will invest in you personally make being a part of Eagle Nation incredibly unique! MEN’S AND WOMEN’S SOCCER WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL MEN’S AND WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TRACK AND FIELD CROSS COUNTRY


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MINISTRY Serve on a camp team. Take a summer missions trip. Disciple a young person in a local church ministry.

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FAST FACTS

FAITH Historical Facts • Founded in 1921 • Over 10,400 students have attended from all 50 states and over 15 countries The Community • Iowa voted #1 state to live in • Ankeny ranked #4 fastest growing American city in 2018

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Sports NCCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Soccer Women’s Volleyball Men’s and Women’s Basketball Track and Field Cross Country

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Recent Facts Faith ranked #19 out of 197 “Best colleges in America for religious studies” (Niche.com) 96% of our students receive thousands of dollars in financial aid each year Average financial aid package $11,380 including federal grants and institutional scholarships Faith named #3 “Best Bible College in America” by Christian University Online

Accreditation • Higher Learning Commission (ncahlc.org) • Association for Biblical Higher Education (abhe.org)


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AFFORDABILITY Average financial aid package $11,380 including federal grants and institutional scholarships

96%

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of our students receive thousands of dollars in financial aid each year

of seniors graduated debt-free in 2018

cheaper than national average private, non-profit 4 year tuition


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PERSONAL VISITS Is Faith right for you? Come see for yourself! Visit classes, stay in the dorms, take a tour of campus, hang out with our students, and meet faculty. Your free campus visit includes two free nights in the dorms, and all of your meals are on us. You can set up your own personal visit, or come with friends in a group visit. Schedule yours at faith.edu!


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EVENTS Fall and Spring Scholarship Weekends Come visit campus up close, stay in the dorms, go to classes, and interview for thousands of dollars in scholarships. This is a great weekend for applicants and their parents to see just how affordable Faith can be!

Sports Camp Are you looking to sharpen your athletic skills? Come to Sports Camp this summer, your chance to receive personalized instruction from our coaches in soccer, basketball, and volleyball. Be ready for next school year’s athletic season!

Creation Conference Ever wonder how you can know for certain about the origins of the universe? Our Creation Conference is an ideal event to help ground your knowledge of creation from a biblical worldview.

Music Camp Check out our Music Camp this summer, and fine-tune your music skills. Learn how to better use your talents for God’s glory, while receiving individualized attention in your music field, whether voice, instrumental, or handbells.

Jumpstart Get a jump start on your college education by coming to Faith this summer! Visit campus for a week, stay in the dorms, and take a college class at a fraction of the cost. Combine this with our Jumpstart online courses, and you will even more college credit before you ever graduate high school!

Faith Fest Enjoy giant inflatables and games with your youth group at our annual Faith Fest! Be challenged from God’s Word with our guest speaker, and take a Saturday to have a great time! You can even combine your weekend with our Fall Visitor’s Weekend, another chance to visit our campus!


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ADMISSIONS 101 Application Process After you have applied to Faith, we can process your application for acceptance after we receive the following: • • • • •

ACT / SAT* Official High School Transcript** Educator Reference Pastor Reference Official College Transcript (if transferring in credits)

* Not required if over the age of 24 or have 24 successful college credits. ** Can be current transcript followed by a final transcript after graduating.

Scholarship Process More than 96% of Faith students receive financial aid. Including federal grants and institutional scholarships, the average financial aid award package at Faith is $11,380! In order to receive a scholarship award package from us, we must have the following items from you: • • • •

Complete College Application Completed Scholarship Interview* FAFSA ACT / SAT**

* Attend either Fall or Spring Scholarship Weekend ** not required to receive scholarships, but helpful for accurate awarding If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at admissions@faith.edu or at 1.888.324.8448 and we will help you in any way we can!

Send all documents to the Admissions Department by April 1.

ADMISSIONS DEPARTMENT FAITH BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE 1900 NW FOURTH STREET ANKENY, IA 50023


faith.edu 1.515.964.0601

Faith Baptist Bible College 1900 NW Fourth Street Ankeny, Iowa 50023