East Texas Baptist University is a four-year, liberal arts institution located in Marshall, Texas, and is one of eight historically Southern Baptist related institutions affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097: Phone: 404-679-4501) accredits East Texas Baptist University to award bachelor's degrees.
Marshall, Texas is an historic city of 25,000 located in the scenic piney woods of East Texas. It is part of a larger metropolitan area of Longview, Texas, and Shreveport, Louisiana, and is located 150 miles east of Dallas, on Interstate 20. Marshall is in the center of a recreational and tourist region, and is near the Caddo Lake, a Ramsar Wetland of International Importance.