Concerned about affording a private college? It's time to take a look at the value and opportunities available at East Texas Baptist University.

ETBU awards over 16 million dollars in total financial aid, including federal and state aid. With the financial assistance ETBU can provide, your out-of-pocket expense can be very affordable. 99% of our students receive aid!

2015-16 Academic Year


 Per Year 

Tuition (14 hours per semester)



Centennial Hall



14 Meal Plan 










$775 per semester hour
$484 General Student Fee (per semester)
$1711 Meal Plan (per semester, 14 meals per week)
$2288 Centenial Hall Housing

Check here for the Financial Aid Budget (or Cost of Attendance) which also includes indirect expenses - Estimated Cost.

Costs for the 2016-17 year will be set in February 2016.  Check this page at that time for updated costs.

Please note that the costs listed above are BEFORE any scholarships
or other aid are applied.
Remember that over 99% of our students receive aid which makes your out of pocket expenses very affordable.



ETBU awarded over $10 million in scholarships and grants this year and over 99% of our students receive financial aid. This makes your out of pocket expense much lower than the above amount. ETBU strives to provide an affordable, quality education.


ETBU offers a payment plan that allows the semester charges to be divided into five payments. Please click here to read about our payment plan.