Submit this application along with your non-refundable international application fee of $50.00

The Admissions Requirements, Admissions Steps and Forms are located by clicking here.

(For other forms, please click here)

East Texas Baptist University welcomes all applicants who meet its requirements and qualifications, and does not illegaly discriminate on the basis of sex, handicap, age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, or veteran status.

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Personal Data

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May the Admissions Office contact you via text message?

What is the best way for you to be contacted by the Admissions Office?
Home Phone
Cell Phone



Country of citizenship

Application Status

Re-enter ETBU


(Students under the age of 25 are required to live in ETBU housing unless you live within commuting distance. See catalog for more details.)

Yes (Full-Time)
No (Part-time)

If yes, explain your circumstances and rehabilitation program on a separate sheet of paper and return with your signature page.

If you have a physical disability that will require special accommodation, you must contact the Office of Advising in writing at least 60 days before classes begin to see what arrangements can be made. You will need to explain your circumstances and accommodation requests.

Addtional Information (This information will be used in a non-discriminatory manner, consistent with applicable civil rights laws)








Cross-Country (Running)


Universities are asked by many, including the federal government, accrediting associations, college guides, newspapers, and our own university communities, to describe the racial/ethnic backgrounds of our students and employees. In order to respond to these requests, we ask you to answer the following two questions:

Select one or more of the following racial categories to describe yourself:
Black or African
Hispanic or Latino
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Academic Information Please indicate your intended major field of study.

Pre-Professional programs are also available. Students interested in studying any of these programs should indicate a major in a related field.

Majors-Online/Degree Completion (students age 25 and over)

Admissions Standards

FRESHMAN: Freshman status is given to students who have completed high school/GED requirements and who have not attended college on a full-time basis, although college hours may have been earned through dual credit, AP exams, or summer course work. Acceptance is based on ACT - 18 or above (excluding writing); or SAT - 860 or above (excluding writing); or graduation in top 30% of class from an accredited high school.


City, State/Province, Country

TRANSFERS: Transfer status is given to any student who has attended college after graduating from high school or obtaining a GED. Transfer students with less than 24 transferable hours must also meet admissions standards for freshmen students — see above. Students who have attended ANY college must have official transcripts from each college sent to the ETBU Admissions Office.


City, State/Province, Country







• Academic scholarships are based on transfer GPA and are awarded after receipt of all official transcripts.

List ALL other colleges you have attended in chronological order:

Scholarship Information
This scholarship is offered to students who demonstrate Christian leadership qualities. Please indicate any involvement in the following ministries and list information under each area for ETBU to determine the level of scholarship for which you may qualify. Please be very specific with the information and provide documentation if needed. If additional activities are completed after this application is submitted, you may send updated information to the Admissions office. Describe any leadership position you have held in your church.

List and describe any leadership training you have completed. This may include AWANA, evangelism, Bible study (certificate program), etc. Please provide any documentation of completed programs and/or awards received.

This may include, but is not limited to, benevolent community programs, mission trips (both foreign and domestic), or other church progams of ministering and service.

Please provide the following in case clarification and/or verification of Christian Leadership Information is needed:

A.I.M. (Advancement in Ministry) Scholarship (This scholarship requires a separate application) - Student must be a member of a Baptist Church and called to church-related ministry. There are specific criteria for eligibility and renewal which are listed on the application. Applications are available through the Spiritual Development office (903)923-2173.
Application Validation

East Texas Baptist University emphasizes a biblical standard of personal conduct and moral character by all students. ETBU is committed to providing and maintaining an environment conducive to the integration of faith and learning, leadership development and academic excellence. Therefore, if accepted for admission, I promise to act in accordance with the student handbook. I understand that signing this statement is a condition of my acceptance to East Texas Baptist University. ETBU has my permission to verify the information contained in this application. I consent to the release of information concerning my academic and/or financial status to scholarship donors. I understand that if any information on this form is found to be inaccurate or incomplete, it will be sufficient cause for rejection or dismissal. I agree that if my student account, for any semester enrolled, becomes delinquent and all methods of collection have been exhausted by the University, my account will be turned over to a third party collector and I will be responsible for all collection and legal fees.