Central Baptist College

Central Baptist College
Type Private
Established 1952
Affiliation Baptist Missionary Association of Arkansas
President Terry Kimbrow
Students 881
Location Conway, Arkansas
35°05′00″N 92°26′42″W / 35.08325°N 92.44502°W / 35.08325; -92.44502Coordinates: 35°05′00″N 92°26′42″W / 35.08325°N 92.44502°W / 35.08325; -92.44502
Colors Blue and Gray
Sports Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
Mascot Mustangs & Lady Mustangs
Website www.cbc.edu

Central Baptist College (CBC) is a four-year, private liberal arts college in Conway, Arkansas. Majors are available within the fields of behavioral science, business, general education, missions, music, religion, and science. CBC was founded in 1952 as Conway Baptist College, and awards both associate and bachelor's degrees.[1] Enrollment is at 470 for traditional students with a 55% to 45% male to female ratio, and over 200 non traditional PACE Students. Students are required to live on campus their freshman year (with exceptions). The academic calendar at Central Baptist College is divided into semesters. Extracurricular activities at CBC include a chorus, intramural sports, student service organizations, and student government organizations. Varsity sports teams compete in the National Christian College Athletic Association and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. Chapel services are required once weekly for all full-time students.


Central Baptist College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.[2]


Central Baptist teams, known as the Mustangs and Lady Mustangs, are part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), competing in the American Midwest Conference, and previously the Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference (MCAC) until 2015. Men's sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer and wrestling; while women's sports include basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball and volleyball.

Central Baptist College is also a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.


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