Southwest Baptist University (SBU)

Bolivar, MO

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Southwest Baptist University

Southwest Baptist University

Southwest Baptist University Student Essentials

Southwest Baptist University Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Southern Baptist
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Bearcats
Website: www.sbuniv.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $19,150
Out-of-State Tuition: $19,150
Retention Rate: 67%
Enrollment: 4,495
Year Established: 1878

About SBU

Southwest Baptist University is a well-established private school in Bolivar, Missouri, that offers professional, religious and academic degrees and a personal, Christ-centered learning environment.

Southwest Baptist grants bachelor’s degrees, graduate degrees and even associate’s degrees.

Areas of study consist of professional fields like:

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Nursing

Religious and academic degrees are awarded in such subjects as:

  • Humanities
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Theology and Ministry

Spiritual and religious activities are a large part of Southwest Baptist’s campus life. Student religious organizations include disciple groups, mission and ministry groups and even theatre and music ministries.

Applications are available online and should be submitted along with admissions materials like transcripts and ACT or SAT scores. The minimum GPA of admitted students is generally around 2.5 and students are usually in the top 50% of their class.

Southwest Baptist University awards academic and talent scholarships to help cover tuition. Need-based federal aid programs include grants and loans. To be considered for federal aid, applicants must fill out a FAFSA.

SBU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

50% of students gave Southwest Baptist University 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

Southwest Baptist University is actually a nice school if you like quietness and strictness!!!!!!


SBU Map & Location

Southwest Baptist University
1600 University Ave
Bolivar, MO 65613


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Getting Around SBU

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Bolivar, MO

Winter
Dec
45
25
Jan
43
21
Feb
48
26
Spring
Mar
58
34
Apr
68
44
May
76
54
Summer
Jun
84
63
Jul
89
67
Aug
89
66
Fall
Sep
81
56
Oct
70
44
Nov
57
35

SBU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 3,285
Freshman Class 437
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 4,495

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 76%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 17%
Latino 1%
African American 4%
Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 17%

Undergraduate 73%
Graduate 27%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 60%
Men 40%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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