East Texas Baptist University

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Located in Marshall, Texas is East Texas Baptist University, also known as ETBU. This University is a private coeducational Christian University that is associated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas.

East Texas Baptist University became an accredited member of the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools in 1957. It is also accredited by the Board of nurse examiners for the state of Texas, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, the commissions of collegiate nursing education and the National Association of schools of music. It is regionally accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

In the U.S. News & World Report’s publication, “America’s Best Colleges 2008″ East Texas Baptist University ranked 12th among 48 schools in the category of Best Bachelorette Colleges in the West Region of the United States.

General Information

Admission Office
1209 North Grove
Marshall, TX 75670-1498
(903) 923-2000
(800) 804-3828
Fax: (903) 923-2001
[email protected]
Contact: Melissa Fitts
Director of Admissions
Main Address
1209 North Grove
Marshall, TX 75670-1498
(903) 935-7963
www.etbu.edu
Size
Total undergrads: 1,210
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 295
Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,134

Setting
Suburban setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 55%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 56%

Admissions Considerations
Secondary school GPA: Recommended
Secondary school rank: Recommended
Secondary school record: Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT): Required
College-prep program completed: Recommended
TOEFL: Required

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2011
Number of Applicants: 1,146
Percent Admitted: 57%
Percented Admitted Who Enrolled: 51%

Test Scores: Fall 2011

SAT Critical Reading

  • 400 (25th Percentile)
  • 510 (75th Percentile)

SAT Math

  • 440 (25th Percentile)
  • 530 (75th Percentile)

ACT Composite

  • 18 (25th Percentile)
  • 22 (75th Percentile)

ACT English

  • 16 (25th Percentile)
  • 22 (75th Percentile)

ACT Math

  • 17 (25th Percentile)
  • 23 (75th Percentile)

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Student Gender

Undergraduate Student Age

Undergraduate Student Residence

Graduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Retention and Graduation Rates

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $14,680 $16,140 $17,180 $19,550 +13.80%
Books and Supplies $833 $866 $892 $892 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $4,663 $4,913 $5,164 $5,436 +5.27%
Other $2,090 $2,212 $2,296 $2,296 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $4,315 $4,416 $4,586 $4,586 0.00%
Other $2,161 $2,212 $2,296 $2,296 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $22,266 $24,131 $25,532 $28,174 +10.35%
In-state Off Campus $21,989 $23,634 $24,954 $27,324 +9.50%
In-state with Family $15,513 $17,006 $18,072 $20,442 +13.11%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 293 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 293 99% $3,174,934 $10,836
• Federal grants 114 39% $459,654 $4,032
• Pell grants 114 39% $391,031 $3,430
• Other federal grants 96 33% $68,623 $715
Local and state government scholarships or grantss 176 60% $664,794 $3,777
Institutional scholarships or grants 284 96% $2,050,486 $7,220
Student loan financial aid 216 73% $1,170,860 $5,421
• Federal student loans 216 73% $1,074,514 $4,975
• Other student loans 17 6% $96,346 $5,667

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 192
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 9
Biology/biological Sciences, General 9
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 26
Accounting 7
Business/commerce, General 19
Management Information Systems, General
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 9
Mass Communication/media Studies 9
Education 40
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Drama and Dance Teacher Education 1
Elementary Education and Teaching 19
English/language Arts Teacher Education 1
History Teacher Education 5
Mathematics Teacher Education 1
Music Teacher Education 3
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 7
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education 1
Spanish Language Teacher Education 2
Speech Teacher Education
English Language and Literature/letters 7
English Language and Literature, General 3
Rhetoric and Composition 4
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 15
Athletic Training/trainer 3
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 12
History 6
History, General 6
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 1
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 1
Mathematics and Statistics 2
Mathematics, General 2
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 33
International/global Studies 1
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 32
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 6
Health and Physical Education/fitness, General 6
Physical Sciences 1
Chemistry, General 1
Psychology 13
Industrial and organizational Psychology 1
Psychology, General 12
Social Sciences 5
Political Science and Government, General 1
Sociology 4
Theology and Religious Vocations 10
Bible/biblical Studies
Missions/missionary Studies and Missiology 2
Pastoral Studies/counseling 4
Religious Education
Religious/sacred Music 1
Youth Ministry 3
Visual and Performing Arts 7
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General 3
Keyboard Instruments 1
Music, General 1
Voice and Opera 2
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Music – Piano/Organ B
Music – Voice/Opera B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business – General B

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Education

Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Drama/Dance Teacher Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Speech Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies B
University studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B,C

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Bible Studies B
Missionary Studies B
Pastoral Counseling B
Religious Education B
Religious/Sacred Music B
Youth Ministry B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.


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