Tuition & Fees

$19,110

$19,110

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
23%
400-499
39%
300-399
27%
200-299
5%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
28%
400-499
40%
300-399
21%
200-299
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
1%
500-599
17%
400-499
44%
300-399
33%
200-299
4%
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
54%
12-17
32%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
35%
12-17
45%
6-11
6%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
18%
18-23
44%
12-17
37%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

51%

49%

male

female

1
8

teacher

students

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Not Selective

99%

acceptance rate

Accepted 648
Declined + 3
Total Received 651
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Private (nonprofit)

3,776

undergraduate students

1,289

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Jusice Administration
  3. Management
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Codes

SAT 6930
ACT 4246

Social Networks

School Facts

Wayland Baptist, founded in 1908, is a church-affiliated, multipurpose university. Its 80-acre campus is located in Plainview, 45 miles north of Lubbock.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 5,065
Established in 1908
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Plainview, TX

80-acre campus in Plainview (population: 21,860), 45 miles from Lubbock; branch campuses in Amarillo, Lubbock, San Antonio, and Wichita Falls and in Alaska, Arizona, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Lubbock; air also serves Amarillo (70 miles).

Wayland Baptist University
1900 West Seventh Street
Plainview, TX 79072

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
39%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
1 fraternities 2% of male students
 
2 sororities 1% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
30%
Top 1/2
59%
Bottom 1/2
41%
Bottom 1/4
14%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
23%
400-499
39%
300-399
27%
200-299
5%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
28%
400-499
40%
300-399
21%
200-299
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
1%
500-599
17%
400-499
44%
300-399
33%
200-299
4%
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
54%
12-17
32%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
35%
12-17
45%
6-11
6%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
18%
18-23
44%
12-17
37%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

99%

acceptance rate

Accepted 648
Declined + 3
Total Received 651

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Important

Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Debbie Stennett
Director of Admissions
P: 806 291-3500
F: 806 291-1960
admityou@wbu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,891,027
State $1,699,780
Institutional $1,722,508
Other external $1,283,468
Total $10,596,783

Non-need-based

Federal $6,612
State $16,708
Institutional $716,023
Other external $253,108
Total $992,451

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
diving
football
golf
soccer
swimming
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Sooner Athletic Conference
Mascot
Pioneers, Flying Queens (women's basketball only)
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Science
Art
Art/2D Studies
Art/3D Studies
Biology
Business Administration
Business Education
Career/Technology Education
Chemistry
Christian Leadership
Christian Ministries
Christian Ministry
Coaching
Communication Studies
Composite Social Studies Education
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Divinity
Economics/Finance
Education
Education Administration
Education/Secondary
Educational Diagnostician
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Exercise/Sport Sciences
Fitness Management
Geology
German
Graphic Design
Health Care Administration
History
Human Services
Humanities
Intercultural Missions
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Management
Justice Administration
Life Sciences
Management
Management Information Systems
Management/Marketing
Mathematics
Media Studies
Media/Communication
Molecular Biology
Multidisciplinary Science
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Nursing
Occupational Education
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Sciences
Political Science
Professional Studies
Psychology
Public Administration
Religion
Religious Education
Secondary Education
Social Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education Teaching
Theatre
Theatre/Musical Theatre
Visual Arts
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Undergraduate

75%

3,776
students

Female
49%
1,858

Male
51%
1,918

Graduate

25%

1,289
students

Female
52%
667

Male
48%
622

undergraduateFull-time

28%

1,070
students

Female
43%
452

Male
57%
618

undergraduatePart-time

72%

2,706
students

Female
52%
1,406

Male
48%
1,300

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
28%
Hispanic/Latino
37%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

97%

Transfer applicants accepted

66%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

31

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 23
Countries most often represented Australia
Brazil
Germany
Jamaica
South Africa
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Debbie Stennett
Director of Admissions
806 291-3500
stennettd@wbu.edu

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