Tuition & Fees

$19,430

$19,430

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
30%
400-499
54%
300-399
5%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
43%
400-499
40%
300-399
7%
700-800
1%
600-699
1%
500-599
17%
400-499
44%
300-399
33%
200-299
4%
30-36
6%
24-29
14%
18-23
36%
12-17
35%
6-11
9%
30-36
1%
24-29
23%
18-23
43%
12-17
33%
30-36
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
43%
12-17
31%
6-11
2%
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undergraduateRatios

50%

50%

male

female

1
8

teacher

students

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Not Selective

98%

acceptance rate

Accepted 642
Declined + 10
Total Received 652
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Private (nonprofit)

3,543

undergraduate students

1,284

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Justice Administration
  3. Management
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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 4,827
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: 20,859), 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
44%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
59%
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
21%
Top 1/2
57%
Bottom 1/2
43%
Bottom 1/4
12%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
30%
400-499
54%
300-399
5%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
43%
400-499
40%
300-399
7%
700-800
1%
600-699
1%
500-599
17%
400-499
44%
300-399
33%
200-299
4%
30-36
6%
24-29
14%
18-23
36%
12-17
35%
6-11
9%
30-36
1%
24-29
23%
18-23
43%
12-17
33%
30-36
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
43%
12-17
31%
6-11
2%

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 642
Declined + 10
Total Received 652

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 $5,592,782
State $1,568,559
Institutional $1,969,196
Other external $1,109,335
Total $10,239,872

Non-need-based

Federal $11,087
State $34,742
Institutional $661,568
Other external $224,170
Total $931,567

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
diving
football
golf
soccer
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 Religion
Composite Social Studies Education
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Divinity
Economics/Finance
Education
Education Administration
Education/Secondary
Educational Diagnostician
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Exercise/Sport Sciences
Fitness Management
General Studies
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
Recreation/Camp Management
Recreation/Leisure Management
Religion
Religious Education
School Counseling
Secondary Education
Social Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education Teaching
Theatre
Theatre/Musical Theatre
Visual Arts
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Undergraduate

73%

3,543
students

Female
50%
1,784

Male
50%
1,759

Graduate

27%

1,284
students

Female
52%
673

Male
48%
611

undergraduateFull-time

27%

978
students

Female
42%
402

Male
58%
576

undergraduatePart-time

73%

2,565
students

Female
54%
1,382

Male
46%
1,183

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
30%
Hispanic/Latino
35%
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

98%

Transfer applicants accepted

67%

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 25
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
Ireland
Portugal
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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