Wayland Baptist University: Ranking & Review

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Wayland Baptist University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate99%99%99%
Applicants645388257
Admissions637383254
Enrolled undergraduates297188109
Enrolled total (including graduate students)4,8472,3812,466

2,589 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,411 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores136
Percent of students submitting SAT scores46%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
485
Math
500

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores209
Percent of students submitting ACT scores70%
ACT Composite
20
ACT English
18
ACT Math
20

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $35. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Wayland Baptist University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$31,062$31,062
Off-campus$34,766$34,766
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $7,256 and other expenses per full academic year.

Wayland Baptist University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,003 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$14,520$14,520
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,280$1,280
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$605$605
Tuition for Full-time graduates$11,250$11,250
Fees for full-time graduates$1,200$1,200
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$625$625

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services21396216633
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities120263383
Public Administration and Social Service Professions148552151
Education5078128
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service171064127
Psychology97887
Philosophy and Religious Studies5392670
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2323
Visual and Performing Arts1212
History279
Biological and Biomedical Sciences88
English Language and Literature & Letters145
Natural Resources and Conservation55
Social Sciences44
Physical Sciences44
Mathematics and Statistics44
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs44
Health Professions and Related Programs213
Theology and Religious Vocations22
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Grand Total1771,0214661,664

A total of 1,198 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Wayland Baptist University.

At the master's level 466 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate20%17%24%
  • Full-time retention rate - 42%
  • Part-time retention rate - 44%

General info

Alternative namesWBU
Founded1908
MottoGo Ye into All the World / Let There Be Light
Religious affiliationSouthern Baptist
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff594
Instructional FTE253
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.wbu.edu
Address1900 W 7th St.
Plainview, Texas, 79072
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Remote
City population22,000
Phone8062911000
Fax+1 (806) 291 1960

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