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Missouri Baptist University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Saint Louis, Missouri. MBU is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

119 Undergraduate Degrees
221 Graduate Degrees
$37,826 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
55% Acceptance Rate

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Missouri Baptist University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at MBU.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Most Popular Other Education Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Value Curriculum & Instruction Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#52 Most Popular Student Counseling Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#53 Best Value Student Counseling Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#76 Best Value Educational Administration Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards MBU has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#13 Best Education Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#52 Best Education Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is Missouri Baptist University?

Location of Missouri Baptist University

Contact details for MBU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One College Park Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63141-8698
Phone: 877-434-1115
Website: www.mobap.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mobap?fref=ts
Twitter: https://twitter.com/MoBaptistU

How Do I Get Into MBU?

You can apply to MBU online at: https://apply.mobap.edu/#/register

Admission Requirements for MBU

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into MBU?

55% Acceptance Rate
46% Of Accepted Are Women
9% Submit SAT Scores
MBU has an acceptance rate of 55%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 54% of accepted students are men and 46% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 57%, and the acceptance rate for women is 52%.

Average Test Scores

About 9% of students accepted to MBU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 430 and 560. Math scores were between 470 and 540.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Missouri Baptist University  ( 430 to 560 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Missouri Baptist University  ( 470 to 540 )
200
800
MBU received ACT scores from 91% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 17 and 23. Math scores were between 17 and 23. Composite scores were between 18 and 23.

ACT English Scores for Missouri Baptist University  ( 17 to 23 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Missouri Baptist University  ( 17 to 23 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Missouri Baptist University  ( 18 to 23 )
1
36

Can I Afford Missouri Baptist University?

$37,826 Net Price
71% Take Out Loans
6.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of MBU is $37,826. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At MBU, approximately 71% of students took out student loans averaging $6,451 a year. That adds up to $25,804 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MBU is 6.9%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Missouri Baptist University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,526 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,436 undergraduate students at MBU, with 1,526 being full-time and 2,910 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  MBU

There are also 873 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,526 full-time undergraduates at MBU, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  MBU

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Missouri Baptist University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of MBU Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 27
Black or African American 204
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 1,142
International Students 51
Other Races/Ethnicities 93

Geographic Diversity

Missouri students aren't the only ones who study at Missouri Baptist University. At this time, 19 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 29 countries are represented at MBU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Brazil, Serbia, and United Kingdom.

Online Learning at Missouri Baptist University

526 Took All Classes Online
1,629 Took At Least One Class Online
6.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 11 bachelor’s degree and 10 master’s degree programs available online at MBU. In 2017-2018, 1,629 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at MBU has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 10th most popular in Missouri for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of MBU

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Missouri Baptist University was 6.9%. This is the #1,106 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at MBU regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of MBU majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration 33%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at MBU ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at MBU.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Counselor Education/School Counseling & Guidance Services #34
Student Counseling #37
Instructional Media Design #91
Educational/Instructional Technology #91
Curriculum & Instruction #92
Curriculum & Instruction #92

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Missouri Baptist University Teaching Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Counselor Education/School Counseling & Guidance Services 0 0 51 0 51
Teacher Development & Methodology 0 0 51 0 51
Elementary Education 42 0 0 0 42
Curriculum & Instruction 0 12 14 0 26
Other Education 0 0 0 23 23
General Education 22 0 0 0 22
Elementary & Middle School Administration/Principalship 0 0 21 0 21
Secondary School Administration/Principalship 0 0 20 0 20
Superintendency & Educational System Administration 0 18 0 0 18
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities 15 0 0 0 15
Early Childhood Education 11 0 0 0 11
Educational/Instructional Technology 0 0 6 0 6
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education & Teaching 6 0 0 0 6
Secondary Education 5 0 0 0 5
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs 4 0 0 0 4
Music Education 4 0 0 0 4
Physical Education Teaching & Coaching 4 0 0 0 4
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration 0 0 0 3 3
Teacher Education 3 0 0 0 3
Administration of Special Education 0 0 2 0 2
Science Education 2 0 0 0 2
Business Education 1 0 0 0 1
Biology Education 0 0 0 0 0
Distributive Education 0 0 0 0 0
Drama & Dance Education 0 0 0 0 0
Health Education 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 119 30 165 26 340

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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