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East Texas Baptist University

Marshall, TX, USA
3.84 Average Rating

East Texas Baptist University is a private, Christian institution established in the city of Marshall and featuring 8 schools that offer 43 undergraduate majors. Full-time students at ETBU are required to attend 22 scheduled chapels each semester, honoring the school’s commitment to Christ. The Great Commission Center located on campus provides a number of service opportunities to students and faculty, including community outreach programs, and both short or long-term missions abroad. High school juniors and seniors can take advantage of the college’s Mav University program, in which they can complete up to 27 credit hours from within their high school classrooms.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Baptist
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
54%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision May 1, 2018
Spring Regular Decision October 1, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
90%
Out-Of-State Students
9%
62%
Submitting ACT
37%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 20
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 982
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
1,533
Total Number of Undergrads
1,421
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
19%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
31%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
15:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$20,960
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$26,370
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$36,370
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$9,079
Books and Supplies
$880

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$15,698
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,312
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$11,887

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
77%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,179
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$26,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$276
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
46%
54%
Student Organizations
35
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Tigers
School Colors
Gold/Navy Blue
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
American Southwest Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Dallas
Longview
Houston
Tyler
Austin
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$40,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.84 Average Rating
it was definitely a surprise to me to see just how amazing east texas baptist university actually is! the campus is the perfect size and is absolutely gorgeous. all of the staff and faculty i met with while on my visit were extremely friendly and helpful, they are truly dedicated to making visitors and students feel welcome and at home.
christina from san antonio, tx
etbu is a very peaceful university with hardly any distractions that will make you lose your focus. the faculty and staff and the students are very friendly that keeps a positive attitude. the school does its best to make sure you feel like you're at home.
Charles from Beaumont, TX

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