1,421
Students
Financial aid thermometer
19,276
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
54
54%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

East Texas Baptist University is a Comprehensive institution located in Marshall, TX, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address One Tiger Drive
Marshall, TX  75670
United States
Contact Mrs. Meredith Palmer
Director of Admissions and Recruitment
Email: admissions@etbu.edu
Phone: 903-923-2000
Fax: 903-923-2001

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,839
Applied
999
Accepted
1,421
Enrolled
54%
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Female Admissions

942
Females Applied
492
Females Accepted
52%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

897
Males Applied
507
Males Accepted
57%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.4
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 31st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 31st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 520 490 570
SAT Math 510 470 560
ACT Composite 21 18 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

25,290
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Fees

1,080
Full-time student fees
9,079
Room & board
4,576
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Adults
Employees

Financial Aid

19,276
Avg. Financial Aid Package
19,612
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
8,856
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,884
Avg. Loan Aid
11,448
Avg. Grant Aid
6,424
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
30%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
13%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,421
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
11%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.55%
Black or African American 16.5%
White or Caucasian 68.35%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.24%
Asian 0.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 3.95%
Other 0.24%

Gender

Male (46.45%)
Female (53.55%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 82%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Connexus, Christmas on the Hill and Bingo Night

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
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Most popular organizations:
Baptist Student Ministry, Student Government Association (SGA), Student Foundation, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) and Enactus

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis No No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No No Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

141
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 70
Part-time - 71
Male - 78
Female - 63