The FAQs Behind the Announcement

The FAQs Behind the Announcement

FAQs | MARANATHA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY What will the Institution be known as officially? Maranatha Baptist University When will the name change from Maranatha Baptist Bible College to Maranatha Baptist University become official? The name change was officially recognized by the State of Wisconsin on November 11, 2013, following approval by Maranatha’s Board of Trustees. The [Continue Reading…]

Maranatha Baptist Bible College Becomes Maranatha Baptist University

Maranatha Baptist Bible College Becomes Maranatha Baptist University

Name Change Reflects the Institution’s Mission and Christ-Centered Liberal Arts Education WATERTOWN, WI, December 13, 2013—A three-year strategic initiative to “make the message plain” has culminated in the official name change of Maranatha Baptist Bible College to Maranatha Baptist University. “For over 40 years, we have defined ourselves as a comprehensive, co-educational, Baptist Bible college,” [Continue Reading…]

Taking the Next Step

Taking the Next Step

Pastors who encourage church members to participate in ministry often say “The best ability is availability.” When regional accreditation is discussed, however, portability—the ability for credits to transfer between colleges—is certainly among its most compelling aspects. The National Survey of Student Engagement found that up to 50 percent of all students either transfer or take [Continue Reading…]

Regional vs. National Accreditation

Regional vs. National Accreditation

Regional accreditation vs. national accreditation is an argument that can be confounding based on terminology alone. National must be better, right? Because it covers the whole nation? Actually, no. Regionally accredited institutions are the safest choice in higher education, the gold standard used by professional and graduate schools as well as potential employers. There are [Continue Reading…]

Rising to the Challenge

Rising to the Challenge

Maranatha originally sought accreditation in 1993 because of its potential benefits for students. Twenty years later, current students— and their parents—continue to enjoy those benefits. “If an institution asks people to trust it with their money and their children, it needs to be able to tell them where it stacks up,” Executive Vice President Dr. [Continue Reading…]

More than you Expect

More than you Expect

Some might find the idea of attending a Bible college to become a doctor, lawyer, detective, or scientist to be an odd notion. They might also be skeptical of studying there to land a job in marketing, photography and video, international business, sports and recreation, or the military. Maranatha graduates are doing all those things. [Continue Reading…]

How to get a Head Start on College

How to get a Head Start on College

Ashton Pleasants saved time, money, and stress.  What more could you ask for? “CLEP tests and Maranatha Online classes are clearly worth the time and money,” the Maranatha sophomore from Suffolk, VA, said. “I will graduate in three years instead of four. I saved just over $16,000. In addition, my first week of college was [Continue Reading…]