Baptist Bible College has its origins in a May 1950 meeting of Baptist ministers at the Texas Hotel in Fort Worth. In the summer of 1950 land was bought at the intersection of Summit Avenue and Kearney Street in Springfield, Missouri. This former 5-acre (2.02 ha) city park was turned into dormitories, which opened on September 5, 1950.
Baptist Bible College is a college that specializes in ministry and professional studies degrees. Founded in 1950 and located in Springfield, Missouri, BBC focuses on training Christian professionals and ministers. It offers accredited associates, bachelor's, and master's degrees.
BBC has a long heritage of producing Christian professionals and ministers; offering accredited degrees at the associate, bachelor, and masters levels.
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The Student Center is located in the SW corner of the Admin Building facing the Quad. Students enjoy the benefits of the Student Center at all times of the day. The Student Center is a great community area that provides a space for students to watch TV, view movies, play ping-pong, foosball, shuffle board, and various board games. Vending machines are also located in the Student Center.
The G.B. Vick Memorial Library supports student learning by bringing information and people together by providing a combination of resources, services, and physical space which is designed to facilitate learning by curriculum support and assistance for learning outside of the classroom.
The library offers access to materials located physically in the building, electronic books and databases, and items from other libraries through our library consortium and other lending agreements.
Baptist Bible College finds its home in Springfield, Missouri, a charming city full of one-of-a-kind attractions, historical treasures, entertaining sports, and a lively culture right on Route 66. BBC is less than 4 miles from Downtown where one would find unique coffee shops, restaurants, boutiques, and the Springfield famous, Hurt’s Donuts.
Baptist Bible College is a Division II member of the National Christian College Athletic Association and maintains intercollegiate men's basketball and soccer, and women's basketball and volleyball teams.
Student Engagement provides opportunities of leadership through Student Government Association (SGA), athletics, intramurals, student clubs, student life assurance committees, and event volunteers. Each area of engagement plays an active role in building a culture that students want to participate in.
The Baptist Bible College was first accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools in 2001 and is also accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), Commission on Accreditation.