Wayland Baptist University

Plainview, TX

Wayland Baptist University

Plainview, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$23,298

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
37%
400-499
50%
300-399
5%
700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
38%
400-499
45%
300-399
41%
30-36
2%
24-29
18%
18-23
37%
12-17
42%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

43%

female

1

teacher

6

students

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Not Selective

97%

acceptance rate

Accepted 619
Declined 16
Total Received 635
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Private

3,543

undergraduate students

1,284

graduate students

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Virtual Tour

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80-acre campus in Plainview (population: 20,767), 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).

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Lubbock International

Wayland Baptist University
1900 West Seventh Street
Plainview
79072

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
73%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government
  • Wayland Singers
  • Baptist Student Ministries
  • International Choir
  • President's Ambassadors

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Big Weekend
  • Pioneer Pride Week
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Other security measures
  • security lighting, campus police department

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
21%
Top 1/2
57%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
37%
400-499
50%
300-399
5%
700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
38%
400-499
45%
300-399
41%
30-36
2%
24-29
18%
18-23
37%
12-17
42%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $35
Application deadline August 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.33

Not Selective

97%

acceptance rate

Accepted 619
Declined 16
Total Received 635

Admissions Factors

Very Important

class rank
standardized test scores

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
academic GPA
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling
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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American Government and Politics (United States)
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
Fine/Studio Arts, General
General Studies
Geology/Earth Science, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Human Services, General
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Molecular Biology
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Musical Theatre
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Pre-Law Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

4,827

total students

70%

in-state

30%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

73%

3,543
students

Female
43%
1,530

Male
42%
1,482

38%

1,815
students

Female
51%
927

Male
49%
888

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

28%

869
students

Female
41%
353

Male
59%
516

72%

2,143
students

Female
55%
1,177

Male
45%
966

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 41%
Student 4 year graduation rate 6%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

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
31%
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

275

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Job Fairs
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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