Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges and Programs

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This educational program focuses on one or more of the extinct Semitic and/or Non-Semitic languages spoken in the ancient Near East, including those used to write historical Jewish and Christian religious texts. These languages include, but are not limited to, Egyptian/Coptic, Akkadian, Sumerian, Babylonian, Aramaic, Assyrian, Cannanite, Samarian, Phonecian, Ugaritic, Mandean, Syriac, Hattic, Hurrian, Elamite, Hittite, Lydian, Urartian, Lycian, Sabaean/South Arabian, Luwian, Palaic, and other associated languages. This program frequently includes in depth instruction in numismatics, philology, papyrology, epigraphy, and textual studies.

The directory below includes regionally and/or nationally accredited Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics schools, colleges and universities.

Asbury College

1 Macklem Dr, Wilmore, KY 40390-1198

Phone Number:(859) 858-3511
Website:www.asbury.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Finge town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,684 (1,533 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Admissions:www.asbury.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:www.asbury.edu/offices/financial-aid
Online Application:www.asbury.edu/application/

Azusa Pacific University

901 E Alosta, Azusa, CA 91702-7000

Phone Number:(626) 969-3434
Website:www.apu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:10,362 (5,284 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:28 to 1

Brigham Young University

Main Campus, Provo, UT 84602

Phone Number:(801) 422-4636
Website:www.byu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:42,868 (39,085 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:27 to 1

Carson-Newman College

1646 S Russell Ave, Jefferson City, TN 37760

Phone Number:(865) 471-2000
Website:www.cn.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Small suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,248 (1,974 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Admissions:admissions.cn.edu/
Financial Aid:admissions.cn.edu/admissions/finaid/default.asp
Online Application:admissions.cn.edu/

Catholic University of America

620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20064

Phone Number:(202) 319-5000
Website:www.cua.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:7,230 (3,604 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

Chapman University

One University Dr., Orange, CA 92866

Phone Number:(714) 997-6815
Website:www.chapman.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:6,730 (4,680 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Admissions:www.chapman.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:www.chapman.edu/finaid/
Online Application:www.chapman.edu/admission/applicationChoices.asp

Columbia International University

7435 Monticello Rd, Columbia, SC 29203-1513

Phone Number:(803) 754-4100
Website:www.ciu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,438 (592 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:30 to 1
Admissions:www.ciu.edu/college/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.ciu.edu/financialaid/
Online Application:www.ciu.edu/applynow

Concordia University

1530 Concordia West, Irvine, CA 92612-3203

Phone Number:(949) 854-8002
Website:www.cui.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,146 (1,470 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Admissions:www.cui.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.cui.edu/studentservices/financialaid/
Online Application:cuigrad.myadmissionsapp.com/apply/authenticatio…

Concordia University

1530 Concordia West, Irvine, CA 92612-3203

Phone Number:(949) 854-8002
Website:www.cui.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,146 (1,470 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Admissions:www.cui.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.cui.edu/studentservices/financialaid/
Online Application:cuigrad.myadmissionsapp.com/apply/authenticatio…

Concordia University-Ann Arbor

4090 Geddes Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Phone Number:(734) 995-7300
Website:www.cuaa.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,013 (494 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1
Admissions:www.cuaa.edu/Admission.aspx
Financial Aid:www.cuaa.edu/Departments/financialaid/index.html
Online Application:www.cuaa.edu/Admission/apply

Concordia University-Wisconsin

12800 N Lake Shore Dr, Mequon, WI 53097-2402

Phone Number:(262) 243-5700
Website:www.cuw.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – professional practice
Campus setting:Rural fringe community
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:6,711 (3,893 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:9 to 1
Admissions:www.cuw.edu/Undergraduate/future/index.html
Financial Aid:www.cuw.edu/Departments/financialaid/index.html
Online Application:www.cuw.edu/apply/

Cornerstone University

1001 E Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525-5897

Phone Number:(616) 949-5300
Website:www.cornerstone.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,240 (2,292 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:48 to 1
Admissions:www.cornerstone.edu/future_students/
Financial Aid:www.cornerstone.edu/departments/financial_aid
Online Application:www.cornerstone.edu/future_students/apply

Dallas Theological Seminary

3909 Swiss Ave, Dallas, TX 75204

Phone Number:(214) 824-3094
Website:WWW.DTS.EDU
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,421 (0 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:24 to 1
Admissions:WWW.DTS.EDU/admissions
Financial Aid:www.dts.edu/departments/campus/financialaid/
Online Application:WWW.DTS.EDU/admissions/applyonline

Geneva College

3200 College Ave, Beaver Falls, PA 15010-3599

Phone Number:(724) 846-5100
Website:www.geneva.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,482 (2,114 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1

Graduate Theological Union

2400 Ridge Rd, Berkeley, CA 94709

Phone Number:(510) 649-2400
Website:WWW.GTU.EDU
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Master's degree
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:269 (0 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:39 to 1
Admissions:www.gtu.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:www.gtu.edu/admissions/financial-aid
Online Application:applyweb.com/apply/gtu/menu.html

Houston Baptist University

7502 Fondren Rd, Houston, TX 77074-3298

Phone Number:(281) 649-3000
Website:www.hbu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,953 (2,505 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Admissions:www.hbu.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:www.hbu.edu/financialaid
Online Application:www.hbu.edu/apply

Howard Payne University

1000 Fisk St., Brownwood, TX 76801-2794

Phone Number:(325) 646-2502
Website:www.hputx.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,534 (1,512 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1

Luther College

700 College Drive, Decorah, IA 52101-1045

Phone Number:(563) 387-2000
Website:www.luther.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Rural fringe community
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,502 (2,502 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Admissions:admissions.luther.edu/
Financial Aid:finaid.luther.edu/
Online Application:www.luther.edu/admissions/apply

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

5001 N. Oak Trafficway, Kansas City, MO 64118-4697

Phone Number:(816) 414-3700
Website:www.mbts.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,041 (359 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:24 to 1
Admissions:www.mbts.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:https://www.mbts.edu/admissions/financial-aid/
Online Application:https://www.mbts.edu/apply/

North Central University

910 Elliot Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404-1391

Phone Number:(612) 343-4400
Website:www.northcentral.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,437 (1,437 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Admissions:www.northcentral.edu/futurestudents
Financial Aid:www.northcentral.edu/financialaid?section=futur…
Online Application:apply.northcentral.edu/

Northland International University

W10085 Pike Plains Rd, Dunbar, WI 54119-9285

Phone Number:(715) 324-6900
Website:www.ni.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Remote rural community
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:669 (565 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1
Admissions:www.ni.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.ni.edu/Schools/NBBC/Financial-Aid/
Online Application:nia.ni.edu/Home.aspx

Oklahoma Baptist University

500 W University, Shawnee, OK 74804

Phone Number:(405) 275-2850
Website:www.okbu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate's degree
4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,088 (2,020 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Admissions:www.okbu.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:www.okbu.edu/finaid
Online Application:www.okbu.edu/admissions/onlineapp.html

Oklahoma Wesleyan University

2201 Silver Lake Rd, Bartlesville, OK 74006-6299

Phone Number:(918) 333-6151
Website:www.okwu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,343 (1,252 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:62 to 1
Admissions:www.okwu.edu/undergrad/apply/for-admission/
Financial Aid:www.okwu.edu/undergrad/apply/financial-aid/
Online Application:www.okwu.edu/undergrad/apply/

Olivet Nazarene University

One University Avenue, Bourbonnais, IL 60914-2271

Phone Number:(815) 939-5011
Website:www.olivet.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Small suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:6,428 (3,429 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1

Oral Roberts University

7777 S Lewis Ave., Tulsa, OK 74171

Phone Number:(918) 495-6161
Website:oru.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,296 (2,682 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Admissions:oru.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:oru.edu/financial_assistance/
Online Application:webapps.oru.edu/new_php/admissions/undergraduat…

Southern Nazarene University

6729 NW 39th Expy, Bethany, OK 73008

Phone Number:(405) 789-6400
Website:www.snu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,575 (1,968 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1

Trinity International University

8190 West State Road 84, Davie, FL 33324

Phone Number:(954) 382-6400
Website:www.tiu.edu/florida
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:No
Student Population:387 (273 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:130 to 1

Union University

1050 Union University Dr, Jackson, TN 38305-3697

Phone Number:(731) 668-1818
Website:www.uu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:4,675 (3,018 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Admissions:www.uu.edu/admissions/undergraduate/GetToKnowUs…
Financial Aid:www.uu.edu/financialaid/
Online Application:www.uu.edu/applications/undergrad/

University of Chicago

5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637

Phone Number:(773) 702-1234
Website:www.uchicago.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:16,679 (5,160 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:7 to 1

University of Chicago

5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637

Phone Number:(773) 702-1234
Website:www.uchicago.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:16,679 (5,160 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:7 to 1

Olivet Nazarene University

One University Avenue, Bourbonnais, IL 60914-2271

Phone Number:(815) 939-5011
Website:www.olivet.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Small suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:6,428 (3,429 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1

Yale University

New Haven, CT 6520

Phone Number:(203) 432-1333
Website:www.yale.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Doctor's degree – other
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:12,313 (6,046 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:5 to 1

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