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grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Wayland Baptist is a private, Christian university located in Plainview, Texas in the Lubbock Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 946 undergraduate students. The Wayland Baptist acceptance rate is 97%. Popular majors include Business, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Human Services. Graduating 23% of students, Wayland Baptist alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $37,800.

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1900 W 7th St.
Plainview, TX 79072
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Athletic Division
NAIA Division I
Athletic Conference
Sooner Athletic Conference

Wayland Baptist University Rankings

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Wayland Baptist Admissions

Acceptance Rate
97%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
880-1060
ACT Range
16-22
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$24,882 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,974 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
93%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 27 responses
81%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 31 responses
77%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 31 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
15
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
5
Online Bachelor's Programs
10
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    26%
  • On Campus
    51%
  • Online
    23%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
946 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,410
Undergrads Over 25
15%
Pell Grant
54%
Varsity Athletes
54%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Smart, fun young adult
    35%
  • Adult
    30%
  • Fun
    10%
  • Smart
    10%
  • I have mostly on line classes
    5%
  • Outgoing
    5%
  • Quiet and reserved
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
90%
Poll
50%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 32 responses
Poll
39%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 36 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Great
    52%
  • A family
    16%
  • Community
    12%
  • Safe
    12%
  • Decent
    4%
  • Fast-paced
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
23%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 17 responses

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