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!

2017-18 Academic YearSemesterPer Year
Tuition (Block) $12,645 $25,290
Centennial Hall* $2,288 $4,576
University Apartments $2,392 $4,784
Mabee & Ornelas Halls $2,288 $4,576
Fry & Linebery Halls* $2,080 $4,160
University Park Row Houses (6 person unit) $2,425 $4,850
Summer (June & July) $485/mo.  
University Park Row Houses ( 2 person unit) $2,500 $5,000
Summer (June & July) $500/mo.  
Full Meal Plan* $2,080 $4,160
14 Meal Plan* $1,900 $3,800
10 Meal Plan $1,835 $3,670
5 Meal Plan $1,600 $3,200
Fees (General, Laundry & Parking) $715 $1,430
*Students living in Centennial, Fry, and Linebery halls are required to have at least a 14 meal plan.

Block tuition also covers the cost of courses offered in the August, December, January, and Spring Break mini-mesters while May term courses and the new undergraduate summer/summer online terms are offered at 50% of tuition per hour.

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.