Student Population
Wayland Baptist University overview
Location Plainview, Texas
Online wbu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Southern Baptist
Wayland Baptist University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation 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 $18,780 plus fees of $1,290. Wayland Baptist University is ranked 1422 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy 
Wayland Baptist University overview
SAT 990/1130
ACT 17/23
GPA 3.24
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Wayland Baptist University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,290
Room and Board $7,992
Budget for Other Expenses$4,256
Total One Year Cost$33,318


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%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=229780 IPEDS survey data for Wayland Baptist University.