Wayland Baptist University

Plainview, TX

Wayland Baptist University

Plainview, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$21,304

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
450
75th
540
25th
450
75th
21
25th
14
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
16
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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

8

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 733
Declined 167
Total Received 900
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Private

4,270

undergraduate students

1,576

graduate students

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Location

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 5,846
Established in 1908
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Baptist

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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 Setting: Small town

Wayland Baptist University
1900 West Seventh Street
Plainview, TX
79072

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
18%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
79%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% 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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
450
75th
540
25th
450
75th
21
25th
14
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
16

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Recommended

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 733
Declined 167
Total Received 900

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School Rank

Recommended

Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations

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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

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

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Financial Aid

55%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$5,883

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $19,996
Room $3,520
Board $5,188
Additional fees $1,308
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $31,012
Average Financial Aid - $5,883
Total with Avg. Aid $25,129

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Financial Aid Office


P: 806 291-3520
F: 806 291-1956

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, soccer, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Sooner Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American Government and Politics (United States).
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Banking and Financial Support Services.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Christian Studies.
Clinical Psychology.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other.
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
General Studies.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Graphic Design.
History, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
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.
Molecular Biology.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nursing Education.
Organizational Leadership.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Project Management.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religious Education.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, Other.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Justice Administration
  3. Management

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Computer Science
  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

5,846

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

73%

4,270
students

Female
51%
2,159

Male
49%
2,111

27%

1,576
students

Female
54%
846

Male
46%
730

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

22%

924
students

Female
41%
377

Male
59%
547

78%

3,346
students

Female
53%
1,782

Male
47%
1,564

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
31%
Hispanic/Latino
34%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

31

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 29
Countries most often represented Barbados
Canada
France
Kenya
South Africa
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

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