ANKENY, Iowa—Enrollment for the fall 2020 semester at Faith Baptist Bible College rose 7.5 percent, while Faith Baptist Theological Seminary reported an increase of 28 percent this fall. There are students from 36 different states and seven different countries.

The state of Iowa has the highest representation of students with 154, followed by Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois, Kansas, and New York. Most of the enrollment gains in the college are from a strong freshman class, which is up ten percent from a year ago and is the largest freshman class in the last three years. The total number of all new students at Faith is up 15.6 percent from last year.

Faith’s growth is evident in the Organizational Leadership program, which is now in its second year and has doubled in size, and the Music Education program, which has grown 75 percent in the last year. Faith’s online program continues to prosper as well with the continued expansion of online classes.

Prospective students for the 2021-22 school year are encouraged to take advantage of the “Apply for Free” promotion during the month of October and to get a taste of life at Faith during Scholarship Weekend, November 12 and 13.

Faith is approaching its 100th anniversary as an institution, which began in 1921. Look for information regarding celebrations and events that will take place throughout 2021 in the weeks ahead on faith.edu.