NABEP member institutions range from small to large. You will find variety within the sizes and makeups of our institutions, but at the same time, you will recognize a thread of commonality within our mission for private Christian higher education.
Current NABEP member institutions
Baylor University (Waco, TX)
Bluefield College (Bluefield, VA)
Hardin-Simmons University ( Abilene, TX)
Houston Baptist University (Houston, TX)
Howard Payne University (Brownwood, TX)
Louisiana College (Pineville, LA)
Mississippi College (Clinton, MS)
Missouri Baptist University (St. Louis, MO)
Oklahoma Baptist University (Shawnee, OK)
Ouachita Baptist University (Arkadelphia, AR)
Southwest Baptist University (Bolivar, MO)
University of Mary-Hardin Baylor (Belton, TX)
Williams Baptist College (Walnut Ridge, AR)
Full membership in the association will mirror the criteria established by the International Association of Baptist Colleges and Universities (IABCU):
- A post-secondary institution of Christian higher education accredited by a CHEA (Council on Higher Education Accreditation) recognized accrediting agency appropriate to the mission of the school.
- Affiliation with a Baptist association or convention
- Identification of itself as a Baptist institution
- Commitment to the principles historically held by Southern Baptists.
Membership in NABEP grants the ability for your institution to attend the
Deans & Directors Conference in the spring and the Annual Summer Conference.