The City of Marshall is located in the northeastern courner of Texas in Harrison County. The city is one of the regions major educational and cultural centers. It has a population of roughly 24,000 and is the county seat of Harrison County.
Marshall has several nicknames including Gateway of Texas, Cultural Capital of East Texas, the City of Seven Flags, the Athens of Texas and Center Stage (a branding slogan now used by the Marshall Convention and Visitors Bureau).
Nearly 2,000 college students in Marshall attending one of its many institutions of higher education. Colleges and universities in Marshall include East Texas Baptist University (ETBU), Wiley College (a historically black college), Texas State Technical College-Marshall and Panola College-Marshall (with ETBU being the largest of the four schools).
East Texas Baptist University
1209 North Grove
Marshall, TX 75670-1498
main phone: (903) 935-7963
admission phone: (800) 804-3828
admission fax: (903) 923-2001
East Texas Baptist University reports a total enrollment of 1,200+ students and offers and extensive selection of bachelor degrees and degree completion programs in several disciplines and career fields including Biology, Accounting, Business, Management, Communication, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Health Services, Nursing, History, Criminal Justice, Liberal Arts, Mathematics, Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Chemistry, Psychology, Social Sciences, Theology and Religion and Performing Arts.
711 Wiley Avenue
Marshall, TX 75670
main phone: (903) 927-3300
admission phone: (800) 658-6889
admission fax: (903) 927-3366
Wiley College reports a total enrollment of 947+ students and offers bachelor’s degrees and degree completion programs in several disciplines including Business (5 programs), Communications, Education (5 programs), English, Foreign Languages, History, Criminal Justice (2 programs), Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences.