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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
4%
500-599
18%
400-499
49%
300-399
25%
200-299
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
28%
400-499
42%
300-399
21%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
3%
500-599
12%
400-499
43%
300-399
40%
200-299
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
12%
18-23
36%
12-17
39%
6-11
8%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
22%
18-23
38%
12-17
39%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
46%
12-17
30%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

52%

48%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Not Selective

98%

acceptance rate

Accepted 544
Declined + 6
Total Received 550
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Private (nonprofit)

3,821

undergraduate students

1,402

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Jusice Administration
  3. Applied Science
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Codes

SAT 6930
ACT 4246

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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 5,223
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)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  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
52%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
42%
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
10%
Top 1/4
26%
Top 1/2
56%
Bottom 1/2
44%
Bottom 1/4
15%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
18%
400-499
49%
300-399
25%
200-299
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
28%
400-499
42%
300-399
21%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
3%
500-599
12%
400-499
43%
300-399
40%
200-299
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
12%
18-23
36%
12-17
39%
6-11
8%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
22%
18-23
38%
12-17
39%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
46%
12-17
30%
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

98%

acceptance rate

Accepted 544
Declined + 6
Total Received 550

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 $5,822,940
State $1,369,935
Institutional $2,119,371
Other external $808,367
Total $10,120,613

Non-need-based

Federal $3,044
State $13,382
Institutional $987,899
Other external $114,094
Total $1,118,419

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
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

73%

3,821
students

Female
48%
1,822

Male
52%
1,999

Graduate

27%

1,402
students

Female
53%
745

Male
47%
657

undergraduateFull-time

27%

1,045
students

Female
44%
453

Male
56%
592

undergraduatePart-time

73%

2,776
students

Female
50%
1,369

Male
50%
1,407

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
26%
Hispanic/Latino
39%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
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

99%

Transfer applicants accepted

72%

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 21
Countries most often represented Barbados
Brazil
Germany
Jamaica
Spain
The Bahamas
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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