Wayland Baptist University, Plainview (WBU)

Plainview, TX

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Wayland Baptist University, Plainview

Wayland Baptist University, Plainview

Wayland Baptist University, Plainview Student Essentials

Wayland Baptist University, Plainview Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Southern Baptist
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascots: Pioneers, Flying Queens (women's basketball only)
Website: www.wbu.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $11,900
Out-of-State Tuition: $11,900
Retention Rate: 47%
Enrollment: 10,664
Year Established: 1908

About WBU

Wayland Baptist University provides a Christian environment in which to pursue religious as well as secular professions and academics.

Located in Plainview, Texas with numerous other campuses in such places as Amarillo, San Antonio, Alaska, Arizona, New Mexico and Oklahoma, Wayland Baptist offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Christian ministry.

Other programs offered at Wayland include such varied subject areas as Accounting, Education, Environmental Studies, History, Marketing, Psychology and Visual Arts. Wayland also has a substantial number of pre-professional options such as Pre-Law, Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Pharmacy and Pre-Veterinary Medicine.

In addition to its religious and ministerial programs, the graduate division at Wayland also offers varied master’s degrees in Business Administration, Counseling, Management, Education and others.

Wayland’s student life opportunities are varied as well. Christian ministry organizations, prayer groups, academic groups, fraternities, sororities, athletics, and music and drama organizations are just some of the choices.

As part of the Christian commitment to service, ministry and volunteering within the local community and beyond is also strongly encouraged at Wayland.

Because of this service-oriented mindset, Wayland graduates have donated substantial amounts to the school, which helps lower Wayland’s tuition rates.

Eligible students may receive some form of financial aid, even if it is only partial assistance.

WBU Map & Location

Wayland Baptist University, Plainview
1900 W 7th St.
Plainview, TX 79072


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Getting Around WBU

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
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Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Plainview, TX

Winter
Dec
51
26
Jan
51
26
Feb
55
29
Spring
Mar
63
36
Apr
72
44
May
81
55
Summer
Jun
88
63
Jul
91
67
Aug
89
66
Fall
Sep
83
58
Oct
73
47
Nov
61
35

WBU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 7,950
Freshman Class 247
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 10,664

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 22%
  • African American: 18%
  • Caucasian: 47%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 8%
Latino 22%
African American 18%
Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Unknown and Other 8%

Undergraduate 75%
Graduate 25%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 48%
Men 52%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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Wayland Baptist University, Plainview

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