University description (as per official university website)
The College of Biblical Studies-Houston, also known as CBS, is a private, degree-granting institution of higher education located in Houston, Texas, United States. It was established in the year 1976 under Dr. Ernest L. Mays. It was initially called the Houston Bible Institute. The name changed to The College of Biblical Studies-Houston in the year 1996. The main campus comprises of five buildings which spread across an area of over 12 acres of land. The academic program consists of an Accelerated Degree Completion Program, Bible Certificate, Associate of Biblical Studies, and master degrees at Dallas Theological Seminary Houston Extension, among others.
The College of Biblical Studies of Houston, Texas is the largest nationally accredited, multi-ethnic Bible College in North America. Since 1979, CBS has been developing Christian leaders to serve our multi-ethnic community. A commuter college where tuition is kept low to broaden access to higher education, CBS provides instruction six days a week, offering morning, afternoon, evening and Saturday classes so that students can fit education into their life schedule.
Today, over 1500 students per semester enthusiastically enroll at the College of Biblical Studies, and thousands of CBS alumni are ministering the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ in their communities right here in Houston.