3,543
Students
Financial aid thermometer
13,894
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
98
642/652
Acceptance Rate
Small town
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Overview

Wayland Baptist University is a Comprehensive institution located in Plainview, TX, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1900 West 7th Street
CMB 1294
Plainview, TX  79072
United States
Contact Ms. Debbie Stennett
Director of Student Admissions
Email: admityou@wbu.edu
Phone: 806-291-3500
Fax: 806-291-1973

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

652
Applied
642
Accepted
3,543
Enrolled
98%
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Female Admissions

265
Females Applied
261
Females Accepted
98%
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Male Admissions

387
Males Applied
381
Males Accepted
98%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.33
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 493 438 550
SAT Math 501 450 550
ACT Composite 20 17 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

18,780
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Fees

1,290
Full-time student fees
7,864
Room & board
3,196
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes

Financial Aid

13,894
Avg. Financial Aid Package
14,350
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
14,401
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,245
Avg. Loan Aid
5,344
Avg. Grant Aid
10,622
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
58%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,543
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
30%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 31.73%
Black or African American 17.85%
White or Caucasian 37.38%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.84%
Asian 2.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.93%
Two or more races 4.36%
Other 3.55%

Gender

Male (49.65%)
Female (50.35%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 52%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Big Weekend and Pioneer Pride Week

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government, Wayland Singers, Baptist Student Ministries, International Choir and President's Ambassadors

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
security lighting, campus police department

Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
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Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
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Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark
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Women's Sports

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Baseball No No No
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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No No No
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Faculty

554
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 141
Part-time - 413
Male - 338
Female - 216