Facts

Facts
Founded 1964

Founded 1964

The College

  • Founded in 1964 by action of the General Assembly of the Church of the Nazarene
  • Private four-year, co-educational Bible college
  • Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (2006) and the Commission on Accreditation of the Association of Biblical Higher Education (1976)

Academics

Bachelor of Arts in Ministry degree with majors in

Associate of Arts in Ministry degree with concentrations in

Non-degree programs

Small class sizes

  • Committed, gifted faculty who bring years of ministerial experience to the classroom
  • 7 to 1 student/faculty ratio

Innovative and Unique Programs

Admission Requirements

  • Completion of high school or GED
  • Transcripts of all previous college credits

Financial Aid

  • Approximately 90% of the student body receives some type of financial assistance: federal grants, loans, scholarships.

Student Profile

  • Average age of 43
  • 89.3% Nazarene with 15+ other denominations represented
  • 1.02 to 1.00 male to female ratio
  • 77.52% married
  • Geographically from 46 states and 7 countries outside the United States.

Active Student Body

Gender Under 20 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 Over 60 Total
Online
Male 5 81 150 140 108 54 538
Female 1 59 133 143 98 63 497
Total 6 140 283 283 206 117 1035

Year-to-Year Retention Rates

Name 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21
New and Transfer Degree-Seeking Students who returned from previous year 67%66%65%64%59%59%
All Degree Seeking Students who returned from previous year 67%62%71%67%79%56%

Graduation Rates

Name 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Annual percentage of degree-seeking students who graduated with a degree within six years of enrolling at NBC 19%15%17%15%18%
Annual percentage of students who enrolled as first-time full-time freshman who graduated with a degree within six years of enrolling at NBC 44%0%25%0%40%

Placement Survey Results

  2018 2019 2020 2021
I enrolled at NBC with the intention of remaining in my present position/employment in my field of study upon graduation. 28.1% 41.7% 21.7% 12.5%
I enrolled at NBC with the intention of obtaining a new position/employment related to my field of study upon graduation. I have obtained a new position in my field of study. 25.0% 22.2% 26.1% 12.5%
I enrolled at NBC with the intention of obtaining a new position/employment related to my field of study upon graduation. I have not yet obtained a new position in my field of study. 31.2% 19.4% 30.4% 50%
I enrolled at NBC for personal development and not for career related reasons. 15.6% 5.6% 2.2% 12.5%
Other 0.0% 11.1% 19.6% 12.5%
Percentage of Graduates Responding to Survey 49.2% 43.9% 49.5% 21%

Financial Audits

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