Philadelphia Biblical University, commonly referred to as PBU, was founded in 1913. It traces its roots to the National Bible Institute of Philadelphia which was established in 1913, and came to be known as the Bible Institute of Pennsylvania in 1921. The Philadelphia School of the Bible, founded in 1914, merged with this institute in 1951 to form the Philadelphia Bible Institute. The name was changed to Philadelphia College of Bible in 1958, and it finally became the Philadelphia Biblical University. PBU, which has its main campus in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, also offers classes at the Wisconsin Wilderness Campus.
PBU - Langhorne offers a large number of undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate degrees, as well as continuing education opportunities. The academic divisions of the university are:
The sports teams of PBU - Langhorne are nicknamed the Crimson Eagles. The athletics department fields both men's and women's teams in sports including baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, volleyball, softball, and tennis. The university competes in the NCAA III, the NCCAA II, the Colonial States Athletic Conference, and the North East Collegiate Volleyball Association.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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