School Stats

Location: Cincinnati, OH

History: Founded in 1900

Religious Affiliation: Interdenominational

Degrees: Bachelor of Arts, Associate of Arts, Associate of Applied Science and Master of Arts

Programs of Study: 27

Articluation Agreements: We’ve entered into articulation agreements with other colleges to serve students as they pursue their callings. Currently we have agreements with the institutions listed below.

  1. Bible Missionary Institute
  2. The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  3. Indiana Wesleyan University

Enrollment: 321

Faculty: 18 full-time, 7 part-time, 12 adjunct

Average Class Size: 17.4

Student to Faculty Ratio: 16:1

Academic Facilities: Five buildings containing instructional classrooms equipped with state-of-the-art classroom technology, the R.G. Flexon Memorial Library, and two special collection libraries.

Degrees available Online:

  • MA Ministry
  • MA Biblical Studies
  • BA Biblical & Theological Studies
  • BA Ministerial Education
  • BA Intercultural Studies & World Missions
  • BA in Church and Family Ministry
  • AA in Bible and Theology
  • AAS Intercultural Studies & World Missions
  • AAS in Ministerial Education

Ministry Opportunities: Inner-City Adult Ministries, Main Street Chapel, Vine Street Chapel, Inner-City Children’s Ministries, Main Street Kid’s Club, Vine Street Kid’s Club, Laurel Homes Kid’s Club, Mt. Auburn Kid’s Club, Inner-City Teen Ministries, Teens of Power School, Teen Power, Teen Praise, Scarlet Oaks Nursing Home Ministry, Jail Ministry, Personal Witnessing Team, Open-Air Sketch-Board Ministry, Prayer Station, Local Church Ministries

Academic Divisions:

  • Education and Professional Studies
  • Intercultural Studies and World Missions
  • Ministerial Education
  • Music

Employment Rate: In our last alumni survey, 67.44% of respondents agreed (somewhat to strongly) that “My present occupation is closely related to the vocational goal I had at GBS.”

School Report

The below information only includes students who began college at GBSC in a fall semester as first-time, full-time, degree-seeking students as per the federal definition of “cohort.”

Our 4-year reporting period of 2011 to 2014 shows the following:

  • Graduation Rate:  45%
  • Retention Rate: 76%

Women who began college at GBSC in a fall semester as first-time, full-time, degree-seeking students had a 54.5% graduation rate.

Men who began college at GBSC in a fall semester as first-time, full-time, degree-seeking students had a 27.5% graduation rate.


  • American Indian or Native Alaskan – Too small for meaningful interpretation
  • Asian – 0%
  • Black or African American – Too small for meaningful interpretation
  • Hispanic or Latino – Too small for meaningful interpretation
  • International (Non-resident Alien) – 33.3%
  • White – 47.7%

Pell / FEL / FDL

  • Pell Recipients – 43.1%
  • FEL/FDL Recipients – 42.3%
  • Did not Receive Pell/FEL/FDL – 53.3%

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