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East Texas Baptist University Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how East Texas Baptist University ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is East Texas Baptist University Ranked?

2020 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

East Texas Baptist University was awarded 6 badges in the 2020 rankings.

Overall Quality

East Texas Baptist University is ranked #1,373 out of 1,727 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2020 Best Colleges list.

East Texas Baptist University is also ranked #62 out of 80 schools in Texas.

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Is It Hard to Get Into East Texas Baptist University?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at East Texas Baptist University is a competitive 54%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 42% of students accepted to East Texas Baptist University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 570. Math scores were between 470 and 560.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for East Texas Baptist University  ( 490 to 570 )
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SAT Math Scores for East Texas Baptist University  ( 470 to 560 )
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East Texas Baptist University received ACT scores from 57% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for East Texas Baptist University  ( 18 to 23 )
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East Texas Baptist University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1, East Texas Baptist University is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at East Texas Baptist University is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at East Texas Baptist University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At East Texas Baptist University this rate is 55%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  55 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from East Texas Baptist University have a four-year graduation rate of 34%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  34 out of 100
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Good Overall Diversity at East Texas Baptist University

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,421 undergraduates at East Texas Baptist University with 1,216 being full-time and 205 being part-time.

East Texas Baptist University Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for East Texas Baptist University is 60.97 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  60.97 out of 100
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How Much Does East Texas Baptist University Cost?

The overall average net price of East Texas Baptist University is $19,841. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for East Texas Baptist University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$17,790 $16,365 $17,930 $21,755 $23,974

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of East Texas Baptist University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At East Texas Baptist University, approximately 77% of students took out student loans averaging $7,179 a year. That adds up to $28,716 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at East Texas Baptist University is 11.4%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do East Texas Baptist University Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from East Texas Baptist University with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $40,500 in their early years. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.

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Location of East Texas Baptist University

East Texas Baptist University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Marshall, Texas. The location of East Texas Baptist University is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

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Location of East Texas Baptist University

Contact details for East Texas Baptist University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One Tiger Drive, Marshall, TX 75670-1498
Phone: 903-935-7963
Website: https://www.etbu.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EastTexasBaptistUniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/etbu

East Texas Baptist University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 33 majors graduated from East Texas Baptist University. Of these students, 235 received undergraduate degrees and 51 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 34 $31,100
Health & Physical Education 22 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 21 $41,800
Teacher Education Grade Specific 19 NA
General Business/Commerce 14 $31,200
Nursing 14 $61,900
Business Administration & Management 12 NA
Child Development & Psychology 12 NA
General Psychology 11 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 11 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at East Texas Baptist University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at East Texas Baptist University

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 227 students took at least one online class at East Texas Baptist University. This is an increase from the 141 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 227 108
2016-2017 141 44
2015-2016 111 19
2014-2015 18 1
2013-2014 13 0

Learn more about online learning at East Texas Baptist University.

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