98%

Acceptance Rate

$8,639

Avg.Financial Aid

003663

FAFSA Code

About Wayland Baptist University (WBU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

4,504

Website

www.wbu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Southern Baptist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

1900 W 7th St.

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8062911000
Fax:
Request Info

Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

98%

SAT Range

890 - 1090

ACT Range

16 - 22

Application Fee

$35

SAT/ACT

Neither required nor recommended

High School GPA

Recommended

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $35, as part of the admission process at WBU. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 880-1060, it would improve her chances. The average ACT score at Wayland Baptist University is 19. However, those getting an ACT score less than 16 might also be offered admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 1900 W 7th St., Plainview, Texas 79072. They can also call them at (806) 291-1000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$21,593

Average Annual Cost

$18,780

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$1,290

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$7,992

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,256

Total One Year Cost

$33,318

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to WBU. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $37,585. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($22,658), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($8,342), and budget for other expenses ($4,256). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

8:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

49%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

58%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

63%

Male Professors

37%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

419 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

387 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

123 Graduates

Human Services, General

100 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

44 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

44 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

23 Graduates

Psychology, General

9 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

6 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

5 Graduates

Music

5 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

5 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

4 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

4 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

4 Graduates

Mathematics

4 Graduates

Sociology

4 Graduates

Biology, General

3 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

3 Graduates

History

3 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

2 Graduates

Chemistry

1 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

1 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

1 Graduates

Missions/Missionary Studies and Mis...

1 Graduates

Political Science and Government

1 Graduates

Religious Education

1 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

3,356

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

37%

Full-time

28%

Part-time

72%

Students Gender

Male

49%

US National: 44%

Female

51%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

37% White

3% Unknown

17% Black

32% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

10%

Out Of State

87%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$52,819 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 86% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

86%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$3,196/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,796/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,796/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Pioneers, Flying Queens (women's basketball only)

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Sooner Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

4

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At WBU, $8,342 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The number of female and male students at the university are 49% and 51%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$37,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$41,300/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$15,750

$25,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$163 - 259

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

93%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,639

Students Receiving Federal Grants

54%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,395

Students Receiving State Aid

48%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,460

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

85%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,719

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$11,024

$30K - $48K

$9,750

$48K - $75K

$7,835

$75K - $110K

$6,114

> $110K

$4,005

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,673,724

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,132,565

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at WBU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,694, whereas the financial aid is $3,445. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $3,315 and institutional aid worth $3,445. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at WBU based on students' financial needs add up to $1,673,724 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $1,132,565.

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