Welcome to the web site of the International Association of Baptist Colleges and Universities (IABCU). The  Association is owned and operated by its 44 member schools located in 16 states and one foreign country including 41 colleges and universities, 2 Bible schools, and 1 theological seminary.

Students or parents wanting to secure scholarship information should make direct contact with each Baptist-related school they have an interest in attending. Admissions counselors at each school will be happy to discuss admission requirements, scholarships and other student aid programs available to qualified students.


Annual Meeting

The 2017 IABCU Annual Meeting will be held June 4-6 in Memphis, TN at the historic Peabody Hotel. This year's Hester Lecturer will be Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberties Commission. More details can be found here.

Member Schools

The IABCU is made up of Christian colleges, seminaries, universities, and Bible schools that hold fast to the teachings of the Lord Jesus Christ. Each of the family of IABCU schools seeks to provide students the opportunity to excel academically, spiritually, and socially. To see a listing of each of our schools, please click here

Job Board

IABCU Schools educated over 107,000 undergraduate and over 32,000 graduate students in the fall of 2014. Our smallest school enrolled 51 undergraduate students, and our largest enrolled 13,859 students.




The Baptist Educator

The Baptist Educator is the official journal of the International Association of Baptist Colleges and Universities. Please click here to read the latest edition of the Educator online. 

Doctoral Loan Programs

We have several loan programs available to asist full-time faculty or administrators at qualifying Southern Baptist-related educational institutions to obtain their doctoral degree or do postdoctoral study and research. Click here for more information.


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