East Texas Baptist University

1 Tiger Dr, Marshall, United States
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Overview of East Texas Baptist University

About this school

East Texas Baptist, founded in 1912, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 200-acre campus is located 10 blocks from downtown Marshall.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,421
    • Men:660 Men (46.4%)
    • Women:761 Women (53.6%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to East Texas Baptist University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
-
Mathematics
-
-
Science
-
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 31
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
One Tiger Drive
City, State, Zip
Marshall, TX 75670-1498
Phone
(903) 923-2000
Fax
(903) 938-1705
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 31
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
54% of 1,839 applicants were admitted
Women
52% of 942 applicants were admitted
Men
57% of 897 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
498 (50%) of 999 admitted students enrolled
Women
225 (46%) of 492 admitted students enrolled
Men
273 (54%) of 507 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.40
375 And Above
20%
3.50 - 3.74
22%
3.25 - 3.49
26%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
510 average |470-560 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
11%
• Score 500 - 600
53%
• Score 400 - 500
33%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
16%
• Score 500 - 600
51%
• Score 400 - 500
30%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |18-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
2%
• Score 24 - 29
20%
• Score 18 - 23
66%
• Score 12 - 17
12%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $25,470 (67.66%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,915 (23.68%)
  • Other Expenses: - $800 (2.13%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,458 (6.53%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


East Texas Baptist University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline June 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning January 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003564
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
333 (96.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
297 (89.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
297 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
42 (14.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
29%
Average Award
$19,612
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 219 (73.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,789
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 219 (73.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,040
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 294 (99.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
49 (14.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,280

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,101 (93.5%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,000 (90.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,000 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
128 (12.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
30%
Average Award
$19,276
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 739 (73.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,424
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 766 (76.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,024
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 979 (97.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
177 (15.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,448

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
83%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$33,823
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
15.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
4.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, English, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership, Religious Involvement, Rodeo
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Religious Affiliation, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,512

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


70

Part-Time Faculty


71

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


43%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 25% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 30% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 30% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 8% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 7% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 21% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 48% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 24% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 7% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
3,815,118
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
301
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


East Texas Baptist University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


55.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


19.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


29.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


31.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (42)


  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • International/Global Studies
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Teacher Education
  • Voice and Opera
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Education, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (8)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Physical Education
  • Religion

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


24,751

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Campus Size


250 acres

Weather


Temperature
32.7 average low in January, 91.9 average high in September
Rain
99 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Marshall
Nearest Train Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Marshall

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


82% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


18%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Tigers/Lady Tigers
School Colors
Blue and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


East Texas Baptist University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, baptist student ministry, student government association (sga), student foundation, fellowship of christian athletes (fca), enactus

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,216

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,421
Women
761
Men
660

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.2% Asian
  • 16.6% Black/African-American
  • 9.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 68.9% White
  • 0.2% Unknown

International Students


0.8% from 7 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


112

Student Resources