Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary

Private, Four-years School Located in Ankeny, IA

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How much is the FBBC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, FBBC's tuition & fees is $19,530.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $31,509 when a student lives on-campus.

FBBC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$19,530
Books & Supplies Costs$1,323
On-campus Room & Board$7,540
On-campus Expenses$3,116
Off-campus Room & Board$7,540
Off-campus Expenses$3,116
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$20,980

How Much Does it Cost to Go to FBBC for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $86,707 at FBBC. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $131,647. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $73,878.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$20,353$31,236$17,675
Sophomore (2024-25)$21,211$32,326$18,193
Junior (2025-26)$22,105$33,456$18,728
Senior (2026-27)$23,037$34,630$19,281
4 Years Total$86,707$131,647$73,878
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$21,211$32,326$18,193
Sophomore (2025-26)$22,105$33,456$18,728
Junior (2026-27)$23,037$34,630$19,281
Senior (2027-28)$24,009$35,847$19,852
4 Years Total$90,363$136,259$76,054
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$22,105$33,456$18,728
Sophomore (2026-27)$23,037$34,630$19,281
Junior (2027-28)$24,009$35,847$19,852
Senior (2028-29)$25,021$37,111$20,441
4 Years Total$94,172$141,045$78,302
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$23,037$34,630$19,281
Sophomore (2027-28)$24,009$35,847$19,852
Junior (2028-29)$25,021$37,111$20,441
Senior (2029-30)$26,075$38,423$21,051
4 Years Total$98,142$146,012$80,624
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$24,009$35,847$19,852
Sophomore (2028-29)$25,021$37,111$20,441
Junior (2029-30)$26,075$38,423$21,051
Senior (2030-31)$27,175$39,785$21,680
4 Years Total$102,279$151,168$83,023

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, FBBC' tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Iowa, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $25,497.
In-StateOut-of-State
Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary$19,530
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Iowa Four-years Colleges$21,556
Public Schools$8,453$11,211
Private Schools$25,497

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between FBBC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationUndergraduateGraduate
Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological SeminaryAnkeny, IA$19,530$7,940
Emmaus Bible CollegeDubuque, IA$20,000-
Iowa Wesleyan UniversityMount Pleasant, IA$34,700$6,420
Loras CollegeDubuque, IA$38,298$13,440
Simpson CollegeIndianola, IA$46,212$7,244
William Penn UniversityOskaloosa, IA$28,750$10,500

Financial Aid and COA

At Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary, 311 students (81%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $13,012.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at FBBC is $18,497 for students living on-campus and $18,497 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 78 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $14,717 and the average amount of student loans is $5,158.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$31,509
COA (off-campus)$31,509
Tuition & Fees$19,530
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$11,979
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$11,979
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$18,497
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$18,497
Average Financial Aid$13,012
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship31181%$13,012
Pell Grants14337%$4,181
Federal Student Loan7219%$2,936
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid7898%-
Grants or Scholarships7898%$14,717
Federal Grants7088%$4,407
Pell Grants4050%$4,497
Other Federal Grants7088%$1,838
State/Local Grants2531%$6,664
Institutional Grants7796%$8,738
Student Loan Aid2228%$5,158
Federal Student Loans2126%$4,876
Other Student Loans11%$11,072

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

FBBC's acceptance rate is 56.14%. A total of 228 applicants applied to and 128 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 84 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 65.63%.
To apply to FBBC, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and Recommendations and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank and Completion of college-preparatory program. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants228102$126
Admitted12860$68
Enrolled8441$43
Acceptance Rate56.14%58.82%53.97%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)65.63%68.33%63.24%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Considered But Not Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to FBBC. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,100 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 24.
Its SAT score is slightly lower than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is slightly lower than the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,1001,0201,180
National Average1,168
Iowa Average1,131
SAT EBRW580550610
SAT Math520470570
ACT Composite242027
National Average24
Iowa Average23
ACT Math211724
ACT English241928

Student Population

Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary has a total of 448 students including 377 undergraduate and 71 graduate students. By gender, there are 235 male students and 211 female students attending FBBC. The school offers online degree programs and 102 students enrolled online exclusively (22.77% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total446 235211
Undergraduate384 183201
Graduate62 5210

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1900 NW 4th St, Ankeny, IA
Phone515-964-0601
WEBhttps://faith.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered20 Programs
Online Program Offered7 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered5 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate52.45%
Yield70.67%
Student Population448
Graduation Rate54%
Transfer-out Rate14%
Retention Rate88%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate15 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties20 (Full-time), 29 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs74 (Full-time), 110 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$47,958
Average Staff Salary$40,410