Wayland Baptist University

country rank  1243
world rank  3950

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University Overview

Founded in 1908, Wayland Baptist University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Plainview (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Texas. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Amarillo, Lubbock, San Antonio, Wichita Falls, Anchorage, Fairbanks, Sierra Vista, Phoenix, Aiea, Albuquerque, Clovis, Altus. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Wayland Baptist University (WBU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Wayland Baptist University (WBU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 110 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. WBU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym WBU
Founded 1908
Motto Go Ye into All the World / Let There Be Light
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 1900 W 7Th Street
Plainview (population range: 10,000-49,999)
79072 Texas
United States
T +1 (806) 291 1000
F +1 (806) 291 1960
Other locations Amarillo, Lubbock, San Antonio, Wichita Falls, Anchorage, Fairbanks, Sierra Vista, Phoenix, Aiea, Albuquerque, Clovis, Altus

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 1900 West Seventh Street, CMB #712
Plainview 79072
+1 (806) 291 3500
800 588 1928

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist Southern Baptist Convention - www.sbc.net

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Wayland Baptist University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)

Affiliations

  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018