At over 100 years old, Faith Baptist Bible College is one of the oldest Bible colleges in America. We are also one of the most affordable! Our beautiful 52-acre campus in Ankeny, Iowa, is part of a growing, vibrant community–one of the fastest growing communities in the United States. With an emphasis on discipleship and spiritual growth, a sincere interest in the lives of our students by our staff and faculty, and our fully-accredited academic offerings, the real question is, “Why not Faith?”
In the words of one of our alumna: “You can’t come to Faith and not grow!”
- 99% of students receive financial aid
- Average financial aid package over $13,000 per year
- 60% of our Class of 2022 graduated debt-free
- Top 15% Best Colleges for Money 2021 (College Factual)
- 2022 Most Affordable Bachelor’s Degree Programs in America (Christianministryedu.org)
- Total estimated cost $58,236 below national average of four-year degree for private Christian colleges and universities (Christianministryedu.org)
- See our financial aid page for more detailed information on tuition, room, and board
- 9 NCCAA Division II Sports Programs
- 63 NCCAA All-Americans
- 2021 NCCAA Women’s Soccer Final 4
- 2021 Track and Field National Champion (Tyler Carson, hurdles)
- 2019 NCCAA Women’s Soccer Final 4
- 2019 Track and Field National Champion (Jacob Kirkwood, discus)
- 2019 Wheeler Award Winner (Jacob Kirkwood)
- 2005-08 Track and Field National Champion (Jordan Sauser, hurdles)
- 2004 NCCAA National Player of the Year, Men’s Basketball (Josh Daggett)
- 42 undergraduate degree programs,minors, and emphases
- 7 seminary degree programs
- Growing online and modular degree program
- Accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) and the Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
- 96% are full-time students
- 85% of students live on campus
- 55% of students are out-of-state residents
- 15/1 Student Professor Ratio
- #1 college or university in the state of Iowa for Praxis Exam results
- #5 Social Mobility/Financial Assistance (U.S. News & World Report 2022-2023 Best Colleges)
- #20 Best Bang for the Buck Colleges in Midwest 2022 (Washington Monthly College Guide)
- #36 Top 200 Bachelor’s Degree Colleges in America 2022 (Washington Monthly College Guide)
- #44 Best Colleges in the Midwest (U.S. News & World Report 2022-2023 Best Colleges)
Post Graduate Employment
- 93% Employment rate within two years of graduation (10% higher than the national average)
- 32 countries where Faith Alumni are serving
- Top 15% Teacher Prep Programs in America 2019 (National Council on Teacher Quality)
- 100% Placement rate of education majors actively seeking employment in 2019
More About Faith
A Century of God’s Faithfulness
For over 100 years, God has used Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary to train men and women for ministry and service. See how God’s work has been experienced time and time again in the history of Faith.
Under the guidance of Dr. Jim Tillotson, school administration, and Board of Directors, Faith is in the capable hands of men who model servant leadership.
Our 52-acre campus in the heart of Ankeny, Iowa is a thriving hub of student life, with on-campus opportunities to learn, grow, and serve.
Check out the full schedule of events for FBBC&TS on our school calendar or on our Events page.
Explore Ankeny, Iowa
Ankeny is the fourth-fastest growing city in America and the #37 best city to live in America (Money Magazine). Iowa was recently rated the #1 best state to live in 2018 (US News& World Report). See what makes Ankeny, Iowa, such a special place.
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