Baptist University of the Américas has been ranked among the 100 most affordable small colleges west of the Mississippi for 2019 by Great Value Colleges. The ranking was published on the organization’s website in March.

Baptist University of the Américas was ranked 31st…..ranked in 1st in Texas.

This ranking was created using the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator database. The top 100 were selected and ranked based on location, student population (4,000 or less), and net price.

Baptist University of the Américas, located in San Antonio, Texas, provides post-secondary education for students from all over the world. Students can earn college degrees and earn certificates not only to enter the formal ministry in churches but also to minister while serving in their service-oriented careers.

“We have a number of significant university and denominational aid programs that make our tuition very affordable, especially for a private Christian school,” says Dr. Abraham Jaquez, BUA President. “We are proud to be included in this ranking of most affordable small colleges west of the Mississippi.”

For students planning to enter church ministry or the mission field with a heart for the Hispanic culture, they can trust the “proven track record for quality theological education” at Baptist University of the Américas. In fact, 65-75% of Texas Baptists Hispanic pastors have attended BUA at some point in their educational studies. Choose from undergraduate degrees in Cross-Cultural Studies, Biblical/Theological Studies, Business Leadership, Human Behavior, and Music. In addition, all students participate in a non-credit practicum experience called Christian Service Program, giving students a real-world experience in many aspects of ministry. Round out on-campus life with student activities like chapel or a poetry slam or academic support like the writing center. Read more about the school at the following link:

Great Value Colleges is a premier website that assists students in finding the best degree, school, career options, and resources for a chosen degree and career. From program rankings to degree offerings by state, Great Value Colleges helps students get the best possible education for their money. The site addresses relevant topics, answers frequently asked questions, and offers tips and information related to the entire process. Read the full article at the following link:

Baptist University of the Américas (BUA) is a 4-year private Christian university located in San Antonio, TX under the leadership of President Dr. Abe Jaquez. BUA is Affordable at $240 a semester hour. BUA is Biblical and unashamedly Christ-centered.  BUA is Cross-Culturally focused on equipping our students to authentically respect and build relationships with peers from diverse cultures.


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