Southwest Baptist University Rankings

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In the World#5740 of 14178
In North America#1511 of 2629
In the United States#1431 of 2528
In Missouri#36 of 68
In Bolivar#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Southern Baptist
Acceptance rate
71%
Average SAT
1028
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$18,344 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
2,588
Graduates
693
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
sbuniv.edu

Southwest Baptist University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate71%72%70%
Applicants2,0907611,329
Admissions1,481547934
Freshmen enrolled full time431171260
Freshmen enrolled part time28523

736 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

409 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
61 or 13%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 890
or below

75% of them
had 1165
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Southwest Baptist University are 890-1165 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
388 or 85%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Southwest Baptist University are 19-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2208 (68%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown731 (22%)
Black or African American127 (4%)
Hispanic82 (3%)
Nonresident Alien44 (1%)
Two or more races36 (1%)
Asian31 (0.9%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander5 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native5 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$18,344/year
Average aid awarded
$16,400
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$15,909
$30-48K$17,162
$48-75K$18,119
$75-110K$17,631
$110K+$21,008

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$23,600$5,004
Tuition in-state$23,600$5,004
Tuition out-of-state$23,600$5,004
Fee in-district$920$335
Fee in-state$920$335
Fee out-of-state$920$335

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,020
Combined charge for room and board$7,820
Room charge$3,400
Meal charge$4,420

Southwest Baptist University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse1335514
Education, General579
Physical Therapy & Therapist78
Educational Leadership and Administration, General2222
Business Administration and Management, General3013
Elementary Education and Teaching41
Psychology, General24
Kinesiology and Exercise Science21
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer18
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other113
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other14
Social Work12
Biology & Biological Sciences, General12
Business & Commerce, General45
General Studies9
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration9
Computer Science9
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching8
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education8
Mathematics, General8
Art & Art Studies, General7
Organizational Communication, General7
Computer and Information Sciences, General7
Music Teacher Education6
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching6
Speech Communication and Rhetoric5
International Business & Trade & Commerce4
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management4
Athletic Training & Trainer4
Political Science and Government, General4
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other3
Social Science Teacher Education3
Accounting3
English Language and Literature, General3
Religion & Religious Studies2
History, General2
Chemistry, General2
Bible & Biblical Studies2
Commercial and Advertising Art2
Music, General1
English Language and Literature & Letters, Other1
Accounting and Related Services, Other1
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General1
Art Teacher Education1
Religious & Sacred Music1
Grand Total170351128100
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate46%45%48%
  • Full-time retention rate - 69%
  • Part-time retention rate - 42%

Publications & Citations

Publications
96
Citations
2,838

Publication count by topic

Computer science
22
Psychology
16
Medicine
15
Philosophy
7
Sociology
7
History
6
Biology
5
Political science
4
Engineering
3
Mathematics
2
Business
1
Economics
1
Physics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy21549
Psychology22161,636
Sociology329048
History36361
Economics403726
Medicine4236243
Computer science4450143
Engineering456933
Biology4867140
Political science51842
Physics52123
Business54015
Mathematics60962

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199811
199901
200022
200103
200201
200328
200439
2005019
2006517
2007318
2008538
2009554
2010193
2011799
20127131
20131139
20149187
20159235
20164214
20177199
201810222
20192229
20204385

General info

Alternative namesSBU
Founded1878
WikipediaSouthwest Baptist University
MottoPowered by Purpose
Colorspurple, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff423
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1600 University Ave
Bolivar, Missouri, 65613-2596
United States
City population10,000
Phone8005265859
Fax+1 (417) 328 1808

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