- 4 Year
- WATERTOWN, WI
- Academicsgrade B minus
- Valuegrade C
- Diversitygrade B
- Campusgrade B
- Athleticsgrade C
- Party Scenegrade C
- Professorsgrade C+
- Locationgrade C+
- Dormsgrade A
- Campus Foodgrade A minus
- Student Lifegrade B minus
- Safetygrade A
Go. Serve. Lead.
Maranatha Baptist University was founded in 1968 as a private Christian college in Watertown, Wisconsin. For over 50 years, MBU has offered a regionally accredited liberal and fine arts education, encouraging students to live “to the praise of His glory” (Eph. 1:12).
• associate + bachelor’s + master’s degrees
• 40+ undergraduate programs
• 11 graduate degrees + certificates
• on-campus + online courses
• scholarships + financial aid
• dual enrollment + dual degrees
*Online programs rank #1 in private WI universities and #24 in U.S. private universities.
MBU students can strengthen their relationship with God through dorm devotions, small group Bible study, chapel services, and conversations with Christian friends and professors.
BEYOND THE CLASSROOM
• NCCAA Division II + NCAA Division III Athletics
• Vocal + Instrumental Music Groups
• Dramatic Productions + Musicals
• Academic Internships
• Local Outreach + Mission Trips
Maranatha Baptist University Rankings
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Will You Get In?
Most Popular Majors
- Liberal Arts and Humanities38 Graduates
- Business18 Graduates
- Biblical Studies13 Graduates
- Elementary Education12 Graduates
- Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries12 Graduates
- Nursing11 Graduates
- Music Performance6 Graduates
- Biology4 Graduates
- Early Childhood Education4 Graduates
- Communications3 Graduates
The MBU Dual Enrollment Difference is Real!
Discover the difference MBU dual enrollment can make for you—with affordable, time-saving classes taught from a biblical worldview. Save 60% as a high school junior or senior. Take one class or complete a full year of college work. Experience quality online classes, positive interaction with professors, and the opportunity to save nearly $15,000 on one year of college. Explore start dates now.
- Mix of Online and on Campus12%
- On Campus58%
- Focused; desires to make an impact on the world.62%
- Open arms7%
- Equipping leaders to serve God.53%
- Cult like. Dont go here.9%
- Pharisaically cruel, legalistic, sexist3%