In 106-years of history, East Texas Baptist University celebrated its second-highest enrollment with 1,593 students after a total student enrollment of 1,613 students in Fall 2018.
East Texas Baptist University is a private university located in Marshall, Texas, United States. It was founded as the College of Marshall in 1912 and became known as East Texas Baptist University only in 1984.
The university offers admissions into both UG and PG programs. ETBU recently added Bachelor of Clinical Lab Science, Master of Science in Kinesiology, Master of Education in College and University Leadership, Master of Education in School Counseling, Master of Arts in Christian Ministry, and the Tiger Transfer Track Program.
|Location||Marshall, Texas, United States|
|Total enrollment (Fall 2018)||1,593|
|The student to faculty ratio||15:1|
|Total expected cost for an international student||39,695 USD|
East Texas Baptist University offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. The university offers 11 graduate and 43 undergraduate programs. These programs are offered via eight different academic schools.
Some of the popular undergraduate majors include business administration, marketing, finance, criminal justice, English, psychology, sociology, Christian ministry, management, nursing, health science and more.
Apart from this, the graduate programs offered by the university are masters of business administration, masters of science in kinesiology, masters of education in school counseling, masters of education in college and university leadership, masters of education, masters of arts in theological studies, masters of arts in Christian ministry, masters of arts in clinical mental health counseling, MA in theological studies, masters of arts in Christian ministry with specializations, integrated master of arts in Christian ministry and master of arts in business administration.
East Texas Baptist University is located in Marshall, Texas, USA. The campus provides all the necessary facilities including good infrastructure required to support quality education and on-campus residence facilities. The campus includes 8 academic schools. These include:
With almost 85% of the students living on-campus, East Texas Baptist University does provide an on-campus accommodation facility. There are residence halls to provide students with quality on-campus residence experience. These residence halls are Centennial Hall, Linebery Hall, Fry Hall, Oaks on Grove, Mabee Housing Complex, Ornelas Residential Center, University Apartments, University Park 88 students.
All the freshmen students are required to stay in the Centennial Hall. However, they also have another option to choose from. Males can choose between Centennial or Fry Hall while the females can choose between Centennial or Linebery Hall.
Some of the common facilities provided at these eight residence resources include furnished bedrooms, desks with chairs, dresser, closet, cable access, internet access, public television, private courtyards, social gathering spaces, laundry facilities and more.
International students are required to live on campus. To avail the housing facility they are required to fill the housing application as soon as one is done with the application process. This can be done by visiting the housing application portal and logging in by using one's user id and password.
Application: International students can apply online on the university website for admissions at ETBU.
Application Fee: 50 USD
General Admission Requirements:
|UG International Student Requirements||PG International Student Requirements|
|Application and 50 USD Fee||Application and 50 USD Fee|
|High School Transcript||University Transcript with Degree|
|TOEFL (61) or IELTS (6.0) Scores||Degree Equivalency Evaluation|
|Certification of Finances||Overall 2.75 GPA|
|Housing Application||TOEFL (61) or IELTS (6.0) Scores|
|Passport Copy||Certification of Finances|
|Health Information Form||Housing Application|
|Recommendation Letter||Passport Copy|
|Health Information Form||-|
The annual costs to be incurred by an international student enrolled in a UG program at ETBU are estimated to be around 39,695 USD that includes the tuition and fees, room and board, personal expenses, etc.
|Expenses||Annual Cost (in USD)|
|Tuition and Fees||27,100|
|Room and Board||8,895|
|Books and Personal Expenses||3,700|
The tuition costs for the PG programs at the university are 725 USD per credit hour, while the graduate student fee is 155 USD per semester for graduate students enrolled in six or more credit hours.
With over 90% of the ETBU students receiving some kind of financial aid, the university offers students with financial aid options that include federal aid and grants, ETBU scholarships, work-study/ student employment, and education loans.
International students are, however, not eligible for federal aid or grant but can apply for merit academic scholarships offered by ETBU. They can also apply for various outside international scholarships to study in the USA that are awarded by various private organizations.
Following are some of the conditions which one should abide by to avail any scholarship:
Following are some of the scholarships awarded by the East Texas Baptist University:
|Name of the award||Amount||Requirements|
|Presidential Scholarship||11,000 USD per academic year||Maintain a 3.2 GPA for renewal.|
|Honour Scholarship||10,000 USD per academic year||Maintain a 3.0 GPA for renewal.|
|Dean Scholarship||8,000 USD per academic year||Maintain a 2.75 GPA for renewal.|
|Achievement Grant||4,000 USD per academic year||Maintain a 2.5 GPA for renewal.|
Another way to finance their education at the university includes education loans. Students can apply for various private education loans obtained through a bank, credit union, or other independent lenders.
Students at ETBU are eligible for on-campus student employment where they can work a minimum of 10 hours per week. The payrolls are processed twice a month and students are directly paid.
East Texas Baptist University has a well-established network of alumni. As a graduate of the university one also becomes a member of the alumni association. The university has over 11,243 alumni. Following are some of the notable alumni of East Texas Baptist University:
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$23,925 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||2 : 1|
|East Texas Baptist University Enrollment||1572|
|Average Graduation Rate||21.3%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Post Graduate Program||$23,925 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$800 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$9,348 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$2,458 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$5,018 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$2,458 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$2,458 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$2,458 / Year|
|Southern Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Music Programs||National Association of Schools of Music|
|Nursing Programs||Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary