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7838 Barlite Blvd.
San Antonio , Texas 78224-1364

Disability Resource Office

7838 Barlite Blvd.
San Antonio, TX 78224-1364
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About Baptist University of the Americas

Located in San Antonio, Texas, Baptist University of the Americas (BUA) is a private, not-for-profit institution that offers four-year degree programs. With a strong commitment to providing a holistic education rooted in Christian values, BUA serves a diverse student population seeking to deepen their understanding of faith and pursue their academic goals.

BUA’s campus is situated in the vibrant city of San Antonio, known for its rich cultural heritage, thriving arts scene, and warm Texan hospitality. The university benefits from its location in one of the largest cities in Texas, offering students a myriad of opportunities for personal and professional growth. San Antonio’s diverse community is reflected in BUA’s student body, creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for students from various backgrounds.

As a Christian university, BUA places a strong emphasis on spiritual growth and the integration of faith into every aspect of student life. The university’s curriculum is designed to challenge students intellectually while nurturing their spiritual development. Through courses that explore theology, biblical studies, and Christian ethics, students acquire a deep understanding of their faith and are equipped to live out their beliefs in the world.

Aside from its strong biblical foundation, BUA offers a range of academic programs across multiple disciplines to meet the evolving needs of its students. Undergraduate programs include degrees in fields such as theology, missions, Christian ministry, leadership, and education. BUA also offers a variety of graduate programs, enabling students to further specialize in their chosen area of study.

One of BUA’s notable strengths is its dedicated faculty who are experts in their respective fields and bring real-world experience into the classroom. They provide students with personalized attention and mentorship, fostering an environment of academic excellence and intellectual curiosity. Small class sizes facilitate meaningful interactions between students and professors, ensuring a supportive learning environment.

Beyond academics, BUA encourages students to engage in community service and participate in various ministry opportunities. These experiences allow students to apply their knowledge and faith in practical ways, becoming compassionate and servant-hearted individuals. The university’s commitment to community outreach aligns with its mission to equip servant leaders who will make a positive impact on society.

Moreover, as a not-for-profit institution, BUA strives to make quality education accessible to all students. The university offers financial aid programs to assist eligible students in funding their education. Scholarships, grants, and work-study opportunities are available, enabling students to pursue their dreams without the burden of excessive student loans.

In summary, Baptist University of the Americas, located in San Antonio, Texas, is a private Christian institution offering four-year degree programs. With its emphasis on faith, academic excellence, and community service, BUA provides a nurturing environment for students to grow spiritually, intellectually, and personally. The university’s commitment to accessibility and its location in the vibrant city of San Antonio contribute to an enriching college experience for students.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations