Celebrating 110 years of educating students to build successful careers, Jarvis Christian College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Jarvis offers degree programs in biology, business, chemistry, criminal justice, education, English, history, interdisciplinary studies, kinesiology, mass communications, mathematics, nursing, religion, and social work. An innovative esports marketing program launching in 2023 combines technology, sports, entertainment, business management, entrepreneurship, and marketing.
Founded in 1912 among Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Jarvis Christian College welcomes a diverse population of lifelong learners onto its 243-acre campus in the Piney Woods of East Texas between Dallas and Shreveport. Its mission is to prepare students intellectually, socially, spiritually, and personally through classroom, online, and/or hybrid instructional delivery modes.
Jarvis faculty distinguish themselves as outstanding professors and researchers, providing many first-generation college students the attention they deserve to ensure their success. With seventeen NAIA Division I teams in baseball, softball, and volleyball, as well as men’s and women’s teams in basketball, cross country, soccer, bowling, track and field, golf, and wrestling. Jarvis competes in the Red River Athletic Conference.