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Evangel University is a Christian University in Springfield, MO

How will you use your life?

The College Tour

Evangel was recently featured on The College Tour, a streaming series that highlights universities across the US through the unique stories of students and alumni! You can watch EU’s episode of The College Tour on Amazon Prime, RokuTV, or at the link below!

José Vargas

Hometown: Barquisimeto, Venezuela

“Evangel students have the opportunity to explore and reach their full potential, and Evangel provides tools that will help students prepare and become efficient in their chosen careers.”

Sydney Dunavant

Hometown: Rogersville, Missouri

“I’ve learned so much and have encountered many positive influences in the Evangel community. I know that Evangel has fully equipped me to fulfill every one of my dreams and make a difference!”

President Mike Rakes


Dr. Mike Rakes serves as the fifth president of Evangel University with his wife, Pastor Darla Rakes, by his side. Dr. Rakes is a graduate of Central Bible College and the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. He is committed to developing compassionate innovators here at Evangel who are equipped and trained to make an impact in the world.