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Arlington Baptist University endeavors to prepare men and women for Christian life and ministries, both lay and professional, through studies in Bible, general education, church vocations, and practical service; integrating faith and learning in the context of a Christian worldview.

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Arlington Baptist University emphasizes a thorough preparation in the Bible for all its students. The academic programs provide the training necessary for some aspects of church related ministries and professional development programs.

Campus Life

Arlington Baptist University is committed to promoting a campus experience that will grow you academically as a member of society and spiritually as a disciple of Jesus Christ. 

Alumni Highlight

Zack Jordan

Sir Isaac Newton was once quoted as saying, “If I have seen further than others, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” This quote has always meant a great deal to me, because it reminds me that anything I accomplish in life is only by the grace of God and the impact that others have had in my life.

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What's Happening at ABU?

The 2018 Hilltop Conference held on the campus of Arlington Baptist University will be April 22-25. The conference will start on Sunday evening with all area churches invited to attend a dramatic presentation of The Gospel of John.

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2018 Hilltop Conference

2018 Hilltop Conference

4/12/2018 12:00:00 AM EDT
a week ago

The 2018 Hilltop Conference held on the campus of Arlington Baptist University will be April 22-25. The conference will start on Sunday evening with all area churches invited to attend a dramatic presentation of The Gospel of John. Our speakers for the week will be Pastor Terry Collins from Southpoint Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Florida, Dr. David Bryant from New Testament Baptist Church in Pantego, TX, and Pastor Doug Rife from Temple Baptist Church, Ft. Worth, TX. This year we will be having one general breakout session that will meet three times during the week. The sessions will be taught ...

ABU wins 2018 NCCAA Championship

ABU wins 2018 NCCAA Championship

3/12/2018 12:00:00 AM EDT
a month ago

Greenville, SC:  The No. 1 seeded Arlington Baptist University (ABU) took down No. 3 Kentucky Christian University in a rematch of last year’s championship game, to win its fourth straight NCCAA DII Women’s Basketball National Championship. In the 63-59 win, Kayla Beattie scored 18 points and grabbed 8 rebounds, while the Patriots’ defense had 13 steals and caused 23 turnovers.
 
After a first round bye, the Patriots defeated host and No. 5 seeded Bob Jones University (BJU) by the score of 86-68 in the semifinals. Leading the way for ABU was Kayla Beattie who finished with 15 points ...

A lot going on!!

A lot going on!!

12/6/2017 12:00:00 AM EST
4 months ago

The fall 2017 semester will be wrapping up on December 15. It has been a great year with a lot of successes. Our Lady Patriot volleyball team walked away with the National ACCA championship!! The men and women’s basketball teams have started their season and we are excited to see how they will do this year. Check out our website at www.abpatriots.com to find out their schedule. Why not come to the ABU campus and watch the Patriots play?

Barrett Weaver, our baseball coach, was hired as the Student Life Director and he has provided so many ...

Alumni Highlight: Zachary Jordan

Alumni Highlight: Zachary Jordan

11/29/2017 12:00:00 AM EST
4 months ago

     Sir Isaac Newton was once quoted as saying, “If I have seen further than others, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” This quote has always meant a great deal to me, because it reminds me that anything I accomplish in life is only by the grace of God and the impact that others have had in my life.

     When I think of the various experiences and factors that have contributed to making me who I am today, the Biblical Counseling degree I gained from Arlington Baptist University ranks high on that list. I came into the degree ...

ABU 2018 Chicago Missions Trip

ABU 2018 Chicago Missions Trip

11/3/2017 12:00:00 AM EDT
5 months ago

On January 27, 2018, a group of students and faculty will be heading back to Chicago, Illinois to work for a week at the Roseland Community Good News Daycare in south Chicago. It will be a busy week:  working the daycare with the children, ministering to students in a local public school, serving breakfast with a homeless ministry, delivering gift bags to new moms in the hospital, helping Ms. Pearl with projects at her daycare, and being able to share Christ to so many people.

It will be a busy week, a tiring week, but a week that will impact ...

Alumni Highlight: Melissa Hayward

Alumni Highlight: Melissa Hayward

9/22/2017 12:00:00 AM EDT
7 months ago

“Go on an Adventure with God!” These were the words I spoke with conviction and fervor during my graduation speech from Arlington Baptist. As I reflect over my life before, during, and after attending college, I realize that I had been going on adventures with God before even giving the speech.  

You see, high school was hard. Even harder, was knowing that the Lord had called me to follow Him on to the mission field, yet I continually doubted myself. My conversations with God would go something like this:

Me: “I’m not good enough.”

God: “No you are not ...

What's Happening on the Campus

What's Happening on the Campus

8/30/2017 12:00:00 AM EDT
7 months ago

Classes have started and the 2017-2018 year is on its way to be a great one! ABU Day was on August 21st and we had a tremendous turnout for the celebration of our official name change to Arlington Baptist University. KLTY was on our campus broadcasting live, many dignitaries from the City of Arlington were here to congratulate us, and all faculty, staff, and students turned out for the celebration. The new front sign was revealed, the student activity room in the gym was opened, and we also broke ground for the remodeling of the May Center, our new ...

Arlington Baptist College becomes Arlington Baptist University

Arlington Baptist College becomes Arlington Baptist University

6/27/2017 12:00:00 AM EDT
10 months ago

On June 1, 2017, Arlington Baptist College became Arlington Baptist University.

The name change became official on June 1, and ABU will commemorate the event on the first day of its fall classes, August 21. At 9:30 a.m. the university will celebrate its name change and other exciting events happening on its campus located at 3001 W. Division St. Not only will ABU be unveiling its new name, but the school will also be celebrating the grand opening of its new recreation room and breaking ground for the remodeling of its student union building.

According to Vice President ...

Alumni Highlight: Lloyd McCarroll

Alumni Highlight: Lloyd McCarroll

6/19/2017 12:00:00 AM EDT
10 months ago

About ten years ago, I began a journey that would take me from where I thought I was going to where God would send me. I have to admit that not all of the journey seemed to make sense, nor were some of the events along the way all that enjoyable. When I look back and reflect, it would appear that everything (whether it seemed good or bad) was God’s way of preparing me for what is to come. During the process, I made some great friends that God used to influence my life. And, I lost a ...

Alumni Highlight: Kody Kirk

Alumni Highlight: Kody Kirk

6/5/2017 12:00:00 AM EDT
10 months ago

My name is Kody Kirk, and I graduated ABC in 2015. I came into the college not knowing hardly anything about the Bible and getting saved just 5 months prior. I was overwhelmed and scared out of my mind coming into a place where kids grew up in church and the only thing I knew about church was Wednesday Youth service there was free food.  So I jumped on that bandwagon.

After 4 years (maybe 5) From late night bible studies, crying sessions, and the worst wifi in the world, I graduated. I am eternally grateful for ABC and how ...

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Hilltop Conference

Hilltop Conference

4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM EDT
2 hours ago

ABU Baseball vs. Ecclesia College @QT Park

ABU Baseball vs. Ecclesia College @QT Park

4/27/2018 1:00:00 PM EDT

ABU Baseball vs. Ecclesia College @QT Park

ABU Baseball vs. Ecclesia College @QT Park

4/28/2018 12:00:00 PM EDT

AMF Arlington College Bowl

AMF Arlington College Bowl

5/2/2018 7:00:00 PM EDT
$5 All you Can Bowl

Last Day of Classes

Last Day of Classes

5/4/2018 12:00:00 AM EDT

Final Exams

Final Exams

5/7/2018 12:00:00 AM EDT

Campus Cookout

Campus Cookout

5/7/2018 7:00:00 PM EDT
Free Food & Drinks @ Guy's Dorm

Spring Fling @ Randol Mill Park

Spring Fling @ Randol Mill Park

5/9/2018 4:00:00 PM EDT
Kickball/Cornhole/Ultimate Frisbee/Music/Food YOU GOTTA BE THERE!!!!!

Block D Online Classes End

Block D Online Classes End

5/11/2018 12:00:00 AM EDT

Graduation Practice & Senior Luncheon

Graduation Practice & Senior Luncheon

5/11/2018 12:00:00 AM EDT