About ETBU


East Texas Baptist University, affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, is a private, Christian university of liberal arts and sciences serving close to 1,300 students from across the United States and from various countries around the world.

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Founded in 1912, East Texas Baptist University is located in Marshall, Texas, a historic city of 25,000 nestled in the scenic piney woods of East Texas. It is part of a larger metropolitan area of Longview, Texas, and Shreveport, Louisiana, and is located 150 miles east of Dallas, on Interstate 20. Marshall is in the center of a recreational and tourist region, and is near the Caddo Lake recreational area.

ETBU provides academic excellence while integrating faith with learning. There are over 40 programs of study, with several courses offered through travel study which give opportunities to see the world while completing your education. ETBU also offers 4 areas of Masters level study in Education, Religion, Business, and Counseling. 

More than 85% of faculty members have the highest possible degree in their field. Excellent facilities and quality staff round out a complete commitment to provide a campus culture and experience that will help students prepare for life and their career. 

You will find an incredible campus community at ETBU. About 85% of students live on campus and participate in numerous clubs and organizations. A vibrant campus life filled with student activities and intramural sports provide students the ability to gain important leadership skills that are vital to success in life.


AT A GLANCE

East Texas Baptist University is an institution affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas since 1912. We are committed to Christian stewardship and to providing and maintaining an environment conducive to learning, leadership development, and academic excellence.

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE

It's a great pleasure to welcome you to East Texas Baptist University. This is an excellent University for students who are interested in the best in learning, living, and faith...

 
 

ABOUT MARSHALL

The city was founded in 1841. By 1850, it was the seventh largest city in Texas; and in the 1860 census, Marshall had risen to fourth largest - in the most prosperous county in the state.

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