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Wayland Baptist University


Overview

Student Population
4,847
 Location Plainview, Texas
 Online wbu.edu 
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Southern Baptist
Size Small
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Plainview, Texas, Wayland Baptist University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Southern Baptist faith. In the most recent statistical year 645 prospective students applied, and 637 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 297 enrolled in the school.  1,068 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,779 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $17,250 plus fees of $1,260. Wayland Baptist University is ranked 1422 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
Test Scores
SAT ACT GPA
SAT990/1130
ACT17/23
GPA3.24
Applications Accepted
98.8%
Applications Due-
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$17,250
Costs for Wayland Baptist University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,260
Room and Board $7,296
Budget for Other Expenses$4,256
Total One Year Cost$31,062

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$44,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
37% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Wayland Baptist University students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 40%
Business 35%
Human Services 7%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 5%
Education 4%