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1800 Baptist World Ctr Dr
Nashville, Tennessee 37207-9980
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Tuition & Fees: $9,350  /  $9,350
School Size: 127
Institutional Control: Private nonprofit
Coed Status: 74% Men, 26% Women
 
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(615)256-1463
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American Baptist College

American Baptist College (also known as American Baptist Theological Seminary or ABTS) is a small, predominantly African American liberal arts college located in Nashville, Tennessee. Founded in 1924, its predecessor was Roger Williams University, a black college begun in the late-19th century and closed in the early 20th century (its campus is now occupied by Peabody College of Vanderbilt University). Primarily a school designed to train African American Baptist ministers, its student body was highly influential in the civil rights movement.

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