IABCU Member Benefits

  • Uniting with other Baptist colleges, universities, and seminaries to discuss matters common to all Baptist institutions of higher education.
  • Eligibility to attend the Annual Conference of the IABCU and participate in all programs offered by the Association. These include updates from our legal team and accounting team on issues affecting Baptist higher ed.
  • Subscriptions to The Baptist Educator, the journal of Baptist higher ed.
  • Eligibility to participate in the IABCU tuition exchange for dependents of employees.
  • Ability to post job openings on the IABCU website, which is the most-visited section of the site.

Anderson University

Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences


Memphis, Tennessee

Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences prepares graduates for careers of service and leadership by providing a comprehensive health sciences education within an integrated environment of learning and Christian principles.

Total Enrollment  –  1076

Baptist University of the Americas

Baylor University

Blue Mountain College


Blue Mountain, Mississippi

Blue Mountain College assists students in developing intellectual integrity, academic excellence, civility, and Christian character.

Tuition/Room & Board  –   $4,759/2,822

Undergraduate/Graduate Enrollment  –  544/27

Bluefield College


Bluefield, Virginia

Bluefield College is an inclusive Christ-centered learning community developing transformational servant leaders.

Tuition/Room & Board  –   $23,6000/8,286(AVG)

Undergraduate/Graduate Enrollment  –  883/13

California Baptist University


Riverside, California

California Baptist University is one of the top private Christian colleges and universities in Southern California. CBU offers 81 majors and 29 graduate degree programs in addition to three doctoral degrees.

Tuition/Room & Board  –   $19,791(AVG)

Undergraduate/Graduate Enrollment  –  6937/2220

Campbell University


Buies Creek, North Carolina

Campbell is an institution offering undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. We equip students with exemplary academic and professional skills that prepare them for purposeful lives and meaningful service.

Tuition/Room & Board  –   $30,050/$10,400

Undergraduate/Graduate Enrollment  –  4560/2226

Campbellsville University


Campbellsville, Kentucky

Campbellsville University is a comprehensive, Christian institution that offers pre-professional, undergraduate and graduate programs. The university is dedicated to academic excellence solidly grounded in the liberal arts that fosters personal growth, integrity and professional preparation within a caring environment. The university prepares students as Christian servant leaders for life-long learning, continued scholarship, and active participation in a diverse, global society.

Tuition/Room & Board  –   $24,000/$8,800

Undergraduate/Graduate Enrollment  –  3349/956

Carson-Newman University


Jefferson City, Tennessee

Our mission as Christian educators is to help our students reach their full potential as educated citizens and worldwide servant-leaders.

Tuition/Room & Board  –   $27,900/8,180

Undergraduate/Graduate Enrollment  –  1,700/824

Charleston Southern University


Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston Southern is a Christian liberal arts university and is one of South Carolina’s largest accredited, independent universities, enrolling 3,600 students. Affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention, the University’s vision is to be a Christian university nationally recognized for integrating faith in learning, leading and serving.

Tuition/Room & Board  –   $12,050

Undergraduate/Graduate Enrollment  –  3,200/400

Chowan University

Clear Creek Baptist Bible College

Criswell College


Dallas, Texas

Founded in 1970, Criswell College provides a liberal arts education centered around a core of classes in Bible, theology, and ministry that prepares students for meaningful work in any sphere of life. Criswell offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in biblical studies, Christian ministry, education, psychology, philosophy, politics, & economics (PPE), theological studies, divinity, leadership, and counseling.

Tuition (Undergrad/Graduate) – $9,960/8,190
Room & Board (Off/On Campus) –   $9,162/5,229

Undergraduate/Graduate Enrollment  –  161/60

Dallas Baptist University


Dallas, Texas

DBU is a Christ-centered university that seeks to produce students whose lives will change the world. The faculty and staff of DBU provide a challenging and encouraging environment for individuals to not only discover their unique calling, but also make it a reality. With a heart for the Lord and a desire to change the world, DBU students pursue a variety of vocations, but each are marked by a heart of service and passion for excellence.

Tuition/Room & Board  –   $36,828/$4035

Undergraduate/Graduate Enrollment  –  3,233/1.933

East Texas Baptist University

Fruitland Baptist Bible Institute


Hendersonville, North Carolina

Fruitland’s passion is the gospel and our purpose is equipping the next generation of Christian leaders. We offer a two-year Associate Degree in Religion with an emphasis in Church Ministries.

Fruitland is a ministry of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina.

In State/Out of State Tuition and Room & Board per Quarter  –   $1,775/1,850

Undergraduate Enrollment  –  499

Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention


Ontario, California

Gateway Seminary operates a system of five campuses situated near urban cities of the western region of the United States. We are a theological graduate school that educates men and women to take the Gospel to the nations. Known as one of the most multicultural seminaries in the world, Gateway Seminary’s diversity enables it to equip and challenge students to more effective ministry leadership in the 21st century.

Graduate Enrollment  –  2,073

Georgetown College


Georgetown, Kentucky

Georgetown College is a small, residential, co-educational liberal arts college distinguished by a combination of respected, rigorous undergraduate & graduate programs, an array of opportunities for involvement and leadership, and a commitment to Christ.

Tuition/Room & Board  –   $35,850/9,050

Undergraduate/Graduate Enrollment  –  986/540

Hannibal-LaGrange University

Hardin-Simmons University

Houston Baptist University

Howard Payne University


Brownwood, Texas

Howard Payne University is a Christ-centered academic community dedicated to
excellence by developing and equipping the whole person for intellectual inquiry,
personal and professional integrity, and service to God and humanity.  Approved
by the Howard Payne University Board of Trustees, July 27, 2010.

Tuition – In State / Out of State – $12,645 / 4,152

Avg. Room & Board  –   $4,152

Undergraduate/Graduate Enrollment  –  1,158/113

Judson College


Marion, Alabama

Judson College is a private undergraduate institution committed to excellence in the arts, sciences, and professional studies. The college offers a residential undergraduate education for women in over 20 areas of study, as well as selected online undergraduate programs for men and women. Affiliated with the Alabama Baptist Convention, the Judson campus community encourages each student to find ways that knowledge and faith can work together to guide her in a life of purpose–for the glory of God and the good of others. Founded in 1838, Judson College is located on 118 acres in Marion, Alabama.

Tuition/Room & Board  –   $16,248 (AVG)/5,616
Undergraduate Enrollment – 370

Lousiana College


Pineville, Louisiana

Founded in 1906, Louisiana College is a private, Baptist coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs. Built upon the principles of character and learning, the College has a tradition of outstanding academics and is the only Baptist, four-year institution in Louisiana.

Tuition/Room & Board  –   $11,677/$8750
Undergraduate/Graduate Enrollment – 1000/225

Mississippi College


Clinton, Mississippi

Mississippi College, affiliated with the Mississippi Baptist Convention, is a private, co-educational, Christian university of liberal arts and sciences serving more than 5,100 students, from 40 states and 38 countries. Founded in 1826, Mississippi College is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of Mississippi and second oldest Baptist university in America. With more than 80 areas of undergraduate study, 16 graduate programs, a doctor of jurisprudence, a doctor of education leadership degree and a doctor of professional counseling degree, Mississippi College seeks to be a university recognized for academic excellence and commitment to the cause of Christ.

Tuition/Room & Board  –   $15,800/8,189

Undergraduate/Graduate Enrollment  –  3,145/1,925

Missouri Baptist University


St. Louis, Missouri

Missouri Baptist University is a unique private, liberal arts institution which aims to teach, empower, and inspire students for service and lifelong learning. MBU is committed to maintaining a community that recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person.

Tuition/Room & Board  –   $11,860/9,750

Undergraduate/Graduate Enrollment  –  4,631/1,101

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

New Orleans, Louisiana

For 100 years, NOBTS has equipped leaders to answer God’s call. NOBTS blends academic rigor, innovative delivery systems, and focus on a practical ministry to prepare students for service in the local church and other Christian ministries. Regardless of the ministry calling, our learning community equips students to follow God wherever He leads.

Tuition/Room & Board  –   $6,300/3,000

Graduate Enrollment  –  3888

North Greenville University


Tigerville, South Carolina

North Greenville University is a private liberal arts institution affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention and recognized as one of the most notable conservative Christian universities in the Southeast and even the nation. At the heart of NGU is a Christ-centered community of genuine, caring faculty and staff members who are committed to providing every student with not only a quality educational experience, but also hands-on opportunities for spiritual growth and service on campus, in the local community, and around the world.

Tuition/Room & Board  –   $17,594/9,982

Undergraduate/Graduate Enrollment  –  2,345/192

Oklahoma Baptist University


Shawnee, Oklahoma

As a Christian liberal arts university, OBU transforms lives by equipping students to pursue academic excellence, integrate faith with all areas of knowledge, engage a diverse world, and live worthy of the high calling of God in Christ.

Tuition/Room & Board  –   $22,710/7,010

Undergraduate/Graduate Enrollment  –  1,936/115

Ouachita Baptist University


Arkadelphia, Arkansas

Ouachita Baptist University is a private Christian liberal arts university committed to fostering a love of God and a love of learning in a Christ-centered learning community.

Tuition/Room & Board  –   $12,935/3,815

Undergraduate Enrollment  –  1,500

Samford University


Birmingham, Alabama

Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford enrolls 5,471 students from 47 states and 29 countries. Samford offers undergraduate and graduate/professional degrees through 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health.

Tuition/Room & Board  –   $29,402/9,830

Undergraduate/Graduate Enrollment  –  3,341/2,130

Seinan Gakuin University

Shorter University


Rome, Georgia

Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christian university committed to excellence in education. Annually ranked as a best Southeastern college by the Princeton Review, Shorter offers traditional bachelor’s degrees in 40 areas of study, online courses and degree programs, undergraduate programs for working adults, and master’s degrees.

Tuition  –   $21,300

Undergraduate/Graduate Enrollment  –  1,610/147

Southwest Baptist University


Bolivar, Missouri

Southwest Baptist University is a private Christian liberal arts university with more than 80 areas of academic study on undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels, as well as global service and missions projects to share your faith and develop as a servant leader. SBU has a vibrant campus life within a close-knit community. We are proud of our faculty, who are truly passionate about you, your education and your future success.

Tuition/Room & Board  –   $21,600/7,460

Undergraduate/Graduate Enrollment  –  2,973/718

The Baptist College of Florida

Union University


Jackson, Tennessee

Union University is a private, Christian, four-year, coeducational, liberal arts-based university offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Founded in 1823, Union is the oldest institution affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention.

Tuition/Room & Board  –   $30,300/9,950

Undergraduate/Graduate Enrollment  –  2,285/1,178

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor


Belton, Texas

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor prepares students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society. Academic excellence, personal attention, broad-based scholarship and a commitment to a Baptist vision for education distinguish our Christ-centered learning community.

Tuition/Room & Board  –   $23,660/7,592

Undergraduate/Graduate Enrollment  –  3,278/628

University of the Cumberlands

Wayland University


Plainview, Texas

Wayland Baptist University exists to educate students in an academically challenging, learning-focused and distinctively Christian environment for professional success and service to God and humankind.

Tuition/Room & Board  –   $575/hr at Plainview/3,648

Undergraduate/Graduate Enrollment  –  3,779/1,289

William Carey University

Williams Baptist University


Walnut Ridge, Arkansas

Williams is a Christian, liberal arts college that strives to produce exceptional graduates prepared to competently engage local and global cultures through a Christ-centered worldview.

Tuition/Room & Board  –   $8,100/3,700

Undergraduate – 466

Yellowstone Christian College