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Wayland Baptist University

Plainview, TX

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Overview

Wayland Baptist University is a University 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
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Molecular Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Banking And Financial Support Services Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Systems Security/auditing/information Assurance Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Business And Innovation/entrepreneurship Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels Checkmark
Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Trade And Industrial Teacher Education Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Facilities Management, General Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Christian Studies Checkmark Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
American Government And Politics (united States) Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Missions/missionary Studies Checkmark
Religious Education Checkmark
Religious/sacred Music Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Musical Theatre Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,311
Applied
914
Accepted
2,275
Enrolled
70%
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Female Admissions

645
Females Applied
440
Females Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

665
Males Applied
473
Males Accepted
71%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.41
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 Not reported March 1st Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 440 570
SAT Math 430 575
ACT Composite 16 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

21,728
Private
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Fees

1,458
Full-time student fees
9,172
Room & board
2,932
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

12,883
Avg. Financial Aid Package
14,891
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
22,794
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,943
Avg. Loan Aid
14,591
Avg. Grant Aid
10,017
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
55%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,275
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
30%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 35.73%
Black or African American 16.23%
White or Caucasian 31.34%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.37%
Asian 2.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3.7%
Two or more races 3.79%
Other 4.21%

Gender

Male (47.74%)
Female (52.26%)

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 16%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Big Weekend and Pioneer Pride Week

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

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

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
security lighting, campus police department

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running 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

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
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Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
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Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark

Faculty

220
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 97
Part-time - 123
Male - 236
Female - 165
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