Nashville, TN

School Details

Welch College, formerly Free Will Baptist Bible College, is a four-year private not-for-profit institution located in Nashville, Tennessee. Welch College was founded in 1942 by the National Association of Free Will Baptists. The mission of Welch College is to “educate leaders to serve Christ, His Church, and His world through Biblical thought and life.”


Welch College offers associate’s, bachelor’s, and master's degrees from the following academic divisions:

  • School of Theology
  • Department of Arts & Sciences
  • Department of Music
  • Department of Teacher Education

Welch offers several undergraduate degrees that can be earned completely online. Online programs are accredited the same as the campus program.

Accreditation & Licensing

Welch College is accredited by:

Association for Biblical Higher Education Commission on Accreditation (ABHE)

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

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