Yellow Jacket University


Yellow Jacket University gives high school juniors and seniors at Elysian Fields High School the opportunity to take college-level courses through East Texas Baptist University. These courses will be transferable to any university and share the same course codes with other colleges and universities in Texas and are being offered at a discounted rate of $100 per semester hour. Student books are being provided by Elysian Fields High School at no cost to students. Yellow Jacket University is a huge opportunity for students to get a jump start on their education at a small investment.

Important Dates for Yellow Jacket University Students for Fall 2018:

Monday, May 7, 2018 - Registration Begins

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - All paperwork due in Admissions Office

Monday, August 20 - Classes begin at ETBU

Week of November 5 - Registration for Spring Classes begins

Friday, November 9  – Last day to withdraw from a course to receive a W

Week of December 6- Finals week


The cost for Yellow Jacket University courses is $100 per credit hour ($300 per course for a three hour course). You may pay online here, Payment Information, or in person at the ETBU Business Office (2nd floor of Marshall Hall). 

Required Forms for Yellow Jacket University Classes for Fall 2018:

  • High School Transcript (minimum GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale)
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT or ACT)
  • Health Information Form (available here)
  • Proof of Bacterial Meningitis Immunization



If you have any questions regarding the Yellow Jacket University program, please contact the Admissions Office at 903.923.2000.