East Texas Baptist University

Marshall, Texas

Team Name: Tigers

Address: One Tiger Drive, Marshall, Texas 75670

Web: ETBU.edu

Phone: 800-804-3828

Facebook: EastTexasBaptistUniversity

Instagram: EastTexasBaptistUniversity

Twitter: etbu

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Undergraduate Enrollment1,519
Acceptance RateN/A
In-State Tuition$890
Out-of-State Tuition$890

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East Texas Baptist University

Marshall, Texas

EAST TEXAS BAPTIST University (ETBU), as a Christ-centered institution of higher education, stands for educational excellence and servant leadership development. ETBU connects students to their passion and equips them for their purpose. Founded on faith, East Texas Baptist fosters community engagement that empowers students to live in service to God and humanity on campus, in the community, and across the globe. No matter their background or major, each and every Tiger who finds their home on the Hill is connected by a calling to shine the light of Christ into the lives of others.

ETBU offers more than 45 undergraduate majors along with fourteen graduate programs. The beautiful 253-acre campus is nestled in the Piney Woods of East Texas in Marshall, one of Texas’s oldest and most historic cities. With nearly 1,700 students, a student–faculty ratio of 15:1, and an average undergraduate class size of twenty, students experience a supportive and nurturing environment and receive rigorous curricular and cross-cultural learning experiences with specialized attention from faculty leaders through programs such as University Honors, Global Study and Serve, and the Tiger Athletic Mission Experience.

ETBU competes in seventeen NCAA sports and offers club sports in hockey, bass fishing, lacrosse, pom, and cheer, as well as more than fifty organizations and ministries.



Acceptance RateN/A
Median composite SAT score1030 (MEAN)
Median ACT score21 (MEAN)
Undergraduate Enrollment1,519
Students on Financial Aid97%


In-State Tuition$890
Out-of-State Tuition$890
Room and Board$7,001+


African American Students20%
Asian American Students1%
Hispanic Students14%
International Students1%
Male/Female Ratio47/53


Greek SystemNo
Freshman Living on Campus95%
Freshmen Who Return61%
Student/Teacher Ratio14:1
Full-Time Faculty74


Graduation in Four Years42%
Graduation Overall45%
Alumni Who Give $ to School5%