List of Baptist colleges and universities in the United States

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This is a list of colleges and universities operated or sponsored by Baptist organizations. Many of these organizations are members of the International Association of Baptist Colleges and Universities (IABCU), which has 47 member schools in 16 states, including 44 colleges and universities, 2 Bible schools, and 1 theological seminary.[1]

Currently affiliated[edit]

Institutions associated with or operated by Baptist organizations include:

Institution Location Affiliation Reference
American Baptist College Nashville, Tennessee National Baptist Convention [2]
Anderson University Anderson, South Carolina [3]
Baptist Bible College Springfield, Missouri Baptist Bible Fellowship International
Baptist College of Florida Graceville, Florida
Baptist University of the Américas San Antonio, Texas
Baylor University Waco, Texas [4]
Bethel University (Minnesota) St. Paul, Minnesota Converge Worldwide [5]
Blue Mountain College Blue Mountain, MS [6]
Bluefield College Bluefield, VA [7]
Boston Baptist College
Boyce College Louisville, KY (run in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) Southern Baptist Convention [8]
Brewton-Parker College Mount Vernon, GA [6]
California Baptist University Riverside, CA [9]
Campbell University Buies Creek, NC [9]
Campbellsville University Campbellsville, KY [9]
Carson-Newman College Jefferson City, TN [10]
Cedarville University Cedarville, Ohio [11]
Charleston Southern University Charleston, SC [12]
Chesapeake Baptist College and Seminary Severn, Maryland
Chowan University Murfreesboro, NC [12]
Clear Creek Baptist Bible College Pineville, Kentucky [13]
Criswell College Dallas, Texas [citation needed]
Crown College Powell, Tennessee [14]
University of the Cumberlands Williamsburg, Kentucky [13]
Dallas Baptist University Dallas, Texas [13]
East Texas Baptist University Marshall, Texas [15]
Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary Ankeny, Iowa
Fork Union Military Academy Fork Union, Virginia Baptist General Association of Virginia [16]
Gardner-Webb University Boiling Springs, North Carolina [17]
Georgetown College Georgetown, Kentucky [17]
Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary Mill Valley, California
Golden State Baptist College Santa Clara, California
Hannibal-LaGrange College Hannibal, Missouri [18]
Hardin Simmons University Abilene, Texas [18]
Hargrave Military Academy Chatham, Virginia [19]
Hawaii Baptist Academy Honolulu, Hawaii
Heartland Baptist Bible College Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College Moore, Oklahoma
Houston Baptist University [20]
Howard Payne University Brownwood, Texas [20]
Jacksonville College Jacksonville, Texas Baptist Missionary Association of Texas [21]
Judson College (a women's college) Marion, Alabama [20]
Liberty University Lynchburg, Virginia [citation needed]
Louisiana Baptist University Shreveport, Louisiana
Louisiana College Pineville, Louisiana [22]
Luther Rice University Lithonia, Georgia [citation needed]
Maranatha Baptist Bible College Watertown, Wisconsin
Mars Hill University Asheville, NC [citation needed]
Meredith College (a women's college) Raleigh, NC [23]
Mid-Continent University Mayfield, KY
Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Mississippi College Clinton, MS [23]
Missouri Baptist University St. Louis [23]
Mount Olive College Mount Olive, North Carolina
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary New Orleans Southern Baptist Convention [24]
North Greenville University Tigerville, South Carolina [25]
Northland International University Dunbar, Wisconsin
Oakland City University Oakland City, Indiana [26]
Oklahoma Baptist University Shawnee, Oklahoma [25]
Ouachita Baptist University Arkadelphia, Arkansas [27]
Palm Beach Atlantic College West Palm Beach, FL [28]
Samford University Birmingham, Alabama [29]
San Diego Christian College Santee, California California Southern Baptists [30]
San Marcos Baptist Academy San Marcos, Texas
Shorter University Rome, GA [31]
Southeastern Baptist College Laurel, Mississippi
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary Wake Forest, North Carolina
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Louisville, Kentucky
Southwest Baptist University Bolivar, Missouri [32]
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Fort Worth, Texas
Stetson University DeLand, Florida [32]
Trinity Baptist College Jacksonville, Florida
Truett-McConnell College Cleveland, Georgia [33]
Union University Jackson, Tennessee [33]
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Belton, Texas [34]
University of Mobile Eight Mile, Alabama Alabama Baptist State Convention [35]
Virginia Intermont College Bristol, VA [36]
Wayland Baptist University Plainview, TX [36]
West Coast Baptist College
William Carey College Hattiesburg, MS [37]
Williams Baptist College Walnut Ridge, AR
Wingate University Wingate, NC [38]
Yellowstone Baptist College Billings, MT

Closed[edit]

Name Location Years of operation Affiliation
Bethel College Hopkinsville, Kentucky 1854-1964
New-York Central College, McGrawville McGraw, New York 1849-1860[39]
Old University of Chicago Chicago 1857-1886
Pillsbury Baptist Bible College Owatonna, Minnesota 1957-2008

Formerly affiliated[edit]

Name Location Years affiliated Affiliation
Cornerstone University Grand Rapids, Michigan 1941-1999[40]
Mercer University Macon, Georgia 1833-?[41]
Shimer College Chicago (formerly Mount Carroll, Illinois) 1896 to 1950s[42]

Works cited[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "International Association of Baptist Colleges and Universities". International Association of Baptist Colleges and Universities. Retrieved 2015-01-24. 
  2. ^ "Student Handbook 2013-2014" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-01-25. 
  3. ^ Self 1996, p. 354.
  4. ^ Self 1996, p. 355.
  5. ^ "About Bethel Seminary". Retrieved 2015-01-25. 
  6. ^ a b Self 1996, p. 357.
  7. ^ Self 1996, p. 356.
  8. ^ "About". Boyce College. Retrieved 2015-01-25. 
  9. ^ a b c Self 1996, p. 358.
  10. ^ Self 1996, pp. 358-359.
  11. ^ "About Cedarville University". Retrieved 2015-01-25. 
  12. ^ a b Self 1996, p. 359.
  13. ^ a b c Self 1996, p. 360.
  14. ^ "The Crown College". Retrieved 2015-01-25. 
  15. ^ Self 1996, p. 361.
  16. ^ "Christian Community". Retrieved 2015-01-25. 
  17. ^ a b Self 1996, p. 363.
  18. ^ a b Self 1996, p. 364.
  19. ^ "Spiritual Life". Retrieved 2015-01-25. 
  20. ^ a b c Self 1996, p. 365.
  21. ^ "About Jacksonville College". Retrieved 2015-01-25. 
  22. ^ "Identity & Mission". Retrieved 2015-01-25. 
  23. ^ a b c Self 1996, p. 369.
  24. ^ "About NOBTS". Retrieved 2015-01-25. 
  25. ^ a b Self 1996, p. 370.
  26. ^ "About Oakland City University". Oakland City University. Retrieved 2015-02-19. 
  27. ^ Self 1996, p. 371.
  28. ^ Self 1996, p. 372.
  29. ^ Self 1996, pp. 372-373.
  30. ^ "Quick Facts". Retrieved 2015-01-25. 
  31. ^ Self 1996, p. 373.
  32. ^ a b Self 1996, p. 374.
  33. ^ a b Self 1996, p. 375.
  34. ^ "Our Mission". Retrieved 2015-01-25. 
  35. ^ "Mission Statement". Retrieved 2015-01-25. 
  36. ^ a b Self 1996, p. 376.
  37. ^ Self 1996, pp. 377-378.
  38. ^ Self 1996, pp. 378-379.
  39. ^ Sernett, Milton C. (2002). North Star Country: Upstate New York and the Crusade for African American Freedom. pp. 68–70. ISBN 081562915X. 
  40. ^ "Our History". Retrieved 2015-01-25. 
  41. ^ "About Mercer University". Retrieved 2015-01-25. 
  42. ^ Francis Joseph Mullin (1959). "Shimer and the Church". The Living Age 139. pp. 9–11. 

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