Baptist University of the Americas

country rank  1714
world rank  7530

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Established in 1947, Baptist University of the Americas is a non-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of San Antonio (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Texas. Officially accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation, Baptist University of the Americas (BUA) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Baptist University of the Americas (BUA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. BUA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym BUA
Founded 1947
Motto Bridging cultures, building lives

University Location

Address 7838 Barlite Boulevard
San Antonio
78224-1336 Texas
United States
Tel +1 (210) 924 4338
Fax +1 (210) 924 2701

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Hispanic-serving Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 8019 Pan Am Expwy
San Antonio 78224-1336
(210) 924 4338
800 721 1396

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment under-250
Academic Staff under-50
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist Baptist General Convention of Texas - texasbaptists.org

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions
2000 Classification
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Baptist University of the Americas's Library
Baptist University of the Americas's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 21,950 physical volumes, 1,915 physical media and 9 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Baptist University of the Americas provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 192 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT)

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