At a Glance

Where Bible Education and Missions Are One

Ethnos360 Bible Institute (founded in 1955 as New Tribes Bible Institute) is a two-year Bible School with two campuses, one in southeast Wisconsin and a second in south central Michigan. Ethnos360 Bible Institute offers a solid Bible education with a unique focus of cross-cultural missions. Strong biblical teaching, intentional discipleship from staff and a close Christian community help prepare men and women for a life of ministry.

The purpose of Ethnos360 Bible Institute (founded in 1955 as New Tribes Bible Institute) is to establish believers in the foundational truths of the Bible with an emphasis on church planting among people groups without the gospel.

The academic environment will prepare you for the lifelong endeavor of serving the Lord Jesus Christ. Your training is personal and practical. You will have godly mentors to encourage you in your spiritual journey. The staff seeks to walk humbly with God, depending on the Holy Spirit to bring about spiritual growth within you and the entire student body.

New Name. Same Vision.

Founded in 1955 as New Tribes Bible Institute, we have recently changed our name to Ethnos360 Bible Institute.

Why have we changed our name to Ethnos360 Bible Institute?

We are a part of a mission organization which recently changed its name from New Tribes Mission to Ethnos360. We have decided to change our name to align. You can find out more about why New Tribes Mission changed it's name too.


- Quick Facts -




Bible Program: You will study through the entire Bible in two years chronologically, beginning in Genesis and ending in Revelation.


Affordable: Each semester costs just $4,500 -- this includes food, tuition and housing. We don’t want debt to hinder your life and ministry.


Established: In 1955, we had a first class of ten students in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. For more than 60 years, we have been training missionaries and ministry leaders.


Enrollment: We have about 300 students between both campuses. The small size and common purpose mean it’s easy for you to develop deep personal relationships.


Locations: We have two campuses: one in Waukesha, Wisconsin, and the other in Jackson, Michigan. The campuses may be different but they hold the same vision.


Missions Focus: Ethnos360 Bible Institute is part of the church planting organization, Ethnos360. Our faculty and staff believe in Ethnos360's vision of a thriving church for every people.


Faculty: A 3:1 student to staff ratio allows personal discipleship to take place. All staff raise their own support to work at Ethnos360 Bible Institute and are missionaries with Ethnos360.


Intramural Sports: We have a variety of sports throughout the semester ranging from volleyball to soccer. Sports here are competitive but never overly serious.

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