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East Texas Baptist University was founded as the College of Marshall in 1912, later becoming East Texas Baptist College in 1944 and East Texas Baptist University in 1984.
ETBU students have the choice of studying one of 43 undergraduate and 11 graduate programs offered through the Schools of Business, Christian Studies, Communication and Performing Arts, Humanities, Education, Natural and Social Science, Nursing, and Professional Studies.
ETBU offers exciting degree opportunities to achieve your goals whether you are interested in pursuing a call to community or church ministry, an exciting career in criminal justice and the emerging area of forensic science, or exploring a passion for teaching the next generation of young learners.
ETBU currently has 11,243 alumni that serve in different capacities as nurses, pastors, teachers and more.
The ETBU Student Government Association works to protect student rights, voice opinions, and promote the general welfare of the University.
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Welcome to East Texas Baptist University's Residence Life: Home on the Hill! ETBU is primarily a residential campus with approximately 85% of our students living in our residential facilities. For this reason, Residence Life has an opportunity to greatly impact your time at ETBU. We value the idea of community which promotes real relationships, deep conversations, and a safe and welcoming living-learning environment.
East Texas Baptist University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master's degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of East Texas Baptist University.