About Barclay College
On Campus Housing
Barclay College is a Private not-for-profit college, with the main campus located in south-central Kansas on US Highway 54/400 between Dodge City and Pratt.
It was founded by Quaker settlers in Haviland, Kansas in 1917 as the Kansas Central Bible Training School and was formerly known as Friends Bible College from 1925 to 1990. In the Spring of 1990, the college changed its name in honor of the first Quaker theologian, Robert Barclay. Its mission is to prepare students in a Bible-centred environment for effective Christian life, service, and leadership. Barclay College is a model example of academic excellence having professors who are gifted practitioners. It also focuses on transforming students into effective servants with an increasingly coherent Christian worldview that is developed through a vital faith community.
Barclay College has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). It is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation, of the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE). It is also a member of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).
introducing a 4-year institution. This has resulted in great support from the community and received general recognition in 1975 with accreditation by the American Association of Bible Colleges.
The student-faculty ratio is 11:1.
The college acceptance rate is 46%.
The college has a strength of around 250 students.
College accreditation - The college is accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education Commission on Accreditation.
Online Education at Barclay College
The online classes are introduced with the motive to help students to make their education easier. Students can work at their own pace and join for the class at any time throughout the day or night.
95% of the online class interaction takes place on a discussion board. The discussion board is where students submit assignments, read and respond to the work of other students, and connect with the instructor.
Barclay Online students are required to pass the Online Orientation course, with a grade B or above in order to take up the online courses.
The college is very responsive to its students and supports them in every stage of learning.
Student's reviews on the college are as follows.
- The teaching is very unique and you get plenty of help with anything you need.
Barclay is a great place to get a student ready to become a missionary. There exists a great bond between professors and students. The professors care a lot about their students.
The professors really want a student to succeed and make learning intriguing and not monotony. The college is surrounded by many like-minded people. so, it is easy to fit in and make friends.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Barclay College has been recognized by Forbes to be one of the few schools that offer free tuition. The costs incurred on Barclay college is lesser as compared to other private Christian colleges. The total costs for a year for online programs are around $ 19,460.
The annual costs for Haviland campus programs come around $ 32,500. It includes the following costs:
Tuition Fees: $ 17,000
General Fees: $ 4,780
Technology: $ 720
Room and Boarding: $ 9,900 (not applicable for off-campus programs)
Budget for other expenses: $1,000
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$57,474 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Barclay makes it manageable for a student to become a part of their community by providing their students with required funds for their education in the following ways.
As a student, one could be eligible for a scholarship, Federal Grants, and/or loans. The students have to fill up the FAFSA form. Barclay College FAFSA/federal school code is 001917.
Federal Aid includes grants such as Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and loans such as Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan. Federal Work-Study option is also available for the students.
Institutional Scholarships comprises of Full Tuition Scholarships and Off-Campus Tuition Scholarship.