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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    C-
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    C-
  9. Dorms
    A
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B
East Texas Baptist University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Baptist
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
American Southwest Conference
Address
One Tiger Drive
Marshall, TX 75670
Website
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East Texas Baptist University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
51%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
870-1050
ACT Range
18-22
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$20,960/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $18,454/ year
  • $30-48k
    $18,876/ year
  • $49-75k
    $19,139/ year
  • $76-110k
    $22,282/ year
  • $110k+
    $25,527/ year
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Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.24 responses
96%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.26 responses
73%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.26 responses
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Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,177Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
46%
Varsity Athletes
33%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 14 responses
Report
  • Awesome
    79%
  • Great but kinda bored
    14%
  • Outgoing
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
94%
Poll
54%
of students say they don't have Greek life.35 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.38 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 16 responses
Report
  • A family
    50%
  • Christ-centered and encouraging
    19%
  • Awsome
    13%
  • Boring
    6%
  • Fun and love the environment
    6%
  • Home away from home
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
38%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.16 responses
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I enjoyed my time at ETBU. I was able to achieve a degree in a timely manor and was completely prepared for the work force after graduation. Athletics is a huge part of the student life at ETBU (was an athlete) and there is always an event to attend on the weekends. If its a hockey game, baseball, concert, or CONEXUS there is always something to do! ETBU is a family and those connections can be found even after graduation. I had a great experience as a student and love how much the campus has continued to grow! They even have full size beds in the dorms! Crazy!
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I feel very safe living on East Texas Baptist University's campus! It has a very kind and encouraging atmosphere! The professors help in all ways that they possibly can to prepare you for your career and in class. It is a beautiful campus with wonderful opportunities! I earned prize money for entering a creative writing contest! The friends I've made are for life. Several professors have their doctoral degrees! I could say several more things about this University.
ETBU was a fantastic school to go to. It is not a party school, nor is it one for students to go crazy at once they leave their homes. They truly stick to their name-East Texas BAPTIST University. They are not as strict as they used to be, but they do enforce good morals. There are places to eat around town and a Walmart about 2 miles from the school.

The academics are top-notch. I felt that I went into a teaching job fully prepared for what was ahead. The professors truly care about their students and have kept in contact with me since graduation.

Overall, ETBU was a great experience and I will continue to recommend it to anyone who asks!