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 Jesus Christ into the lives of others.
ETBU offers more than 45 undergraduate majors along with fifteen graduate programs. The beautiful 253-acre campus is nestled in the Piney Woods of East Texas in Marshall. With over 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 eighteen NCAA sports and offers club sports in hockey, bass fishing, lacrosse, pom, and cheer. With more than fifty organizations and ministries, students seize every opportunity to engage with their campus community.