Missouri Baptist University is a private evangelical Christian, liberal arts institution university located in western St. Louis County in Creve Coeur Missouri. The University offers programs of study leading to professional certificates, undergraduate degrees, and graduate degrees. There are currently 12 MBU locations including its regional learning centers throughout the St. Louis region and Illinois in addition to a 68-acre West St. Louis County campus as well as degrees offered completely online for the working adult. In 2018, MBU launched its School of Nursing. MBU was recently named the 7th top university for inspiration by peers, which was published in The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education's top U.S. college rankings lists for 2018.