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1 of 3: On behalf of our president, Rev. Dr. Walter P. Turner III, we would like to welcome you to our new website!

2 of 3: CBI and Sankofa CPE have partnered to offer CPE Unit: Clinical Pastoral Education. Click here to view our flyer.

3 of 3: We are presently accepting applications for all Fall 2023 first-time and returning students, click here to apply.

Developing. Godly Minds.

CBI has been committed to the development of Godly Minds for Christian ministry and service since 1934.

The Chicago Baptist Institute has been committed to the development of Godly Minds for Christian ministry and service since 1934.





The Chicago Baptist Institute was founded in 1934. Its rich history has brought forth many prolific scholars in the world of Christianity. Upon many years of cultivating, planning and restoration, the Chicago Baptist Institute stands as an Historical Black College in Chicago, Illinois.

Your Success Awaits
The choice is easy – become a part of this great institution to address and meet the challenges of the 21st century. We
continue to stand on the Holy Scriptures
as our guide and source to reach
the world.
The Chicago Baptist Institute.

A Plan Designed for You

As you become a new student to college or a returning student, there is a variety of career opportunities for you at Chicago Baptist Institute:

Programs for full and part-time students are available

Incentives offered to first-time and returning students

Fast Track courses are available for students that qualify

Introductory courses for non-degree certificate settings

In-person and virtual workshops and seminars are available

CPE Unit: Clinical Pastoral Education
Email Dr. Jarvis Hanson
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Mission Statement

Provide CBI Students with a Bible-centered education that will reach, teach, train and equip them to live by and proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ through community and worldwide Christian ministries.

CBI President
Dr. Walter P. Turner III

As President of Chicago Baptist Institute, I would like to extend an invitation to individuals, churches, and communities to become a part of this great Institution.