1900 W. Seventh Street Plainview, TX 79072 806-291-3500
About Wayland Baptist University
  • Year of Foundation 1908
  • Size of Campus 80 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Southern Baptist Convention
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,004
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 53% 47% 15%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $11,850
  • Room and Board $3,986
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 862
Wayland Baptist University is private, coeducational Baptist university based in Plainview, Texas, U.S.A. Wayland Baptist has a total of fourteen campuses in five Texas cities, six states, and in Kenya. On August 31, 1908, the university was chartered by the state of Texas, under the name Wayland Literary and Technical Institute. The university would have another name change in 1910 as Wayland Baptist College. In 1981, it attained university status and settled with the current name, Wayland Baptist University. It currently has a total enrollment of approximately 8,000.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 1
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses N/A
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Koinonia, WBU Pride Week, Miss Wayland
  • Number of students in fraternities 1
  • Percent students who are frat members 3%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Alpha Psi, Phi Alpha Theta, Kappa Delta Pi, Psi Chi
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 1
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Ministries, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Ministerial Fellowship, Southern Baptist Church Music Conference, Iota Chi Epsilon, Kappa Upsilon Chi, Phi Chi Epsilon, Theta Alpha Gamma, Zeta Zeta Zeta
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 4%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Lubbock, TX (45), Amarillo, TX (75)
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus Plainview (2)
Student Housing
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 19
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (48%), men's dorms (44%), apartments for married students (8%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 55%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
Campus Services
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Microforms 279,301
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Number of e-books 25,048
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Number Of Books in Library 119,015
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Student Email Accounts No
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 11,475
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Subscriptions 540
  • Campus Safety 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological, religious
  • Museums Museum of the Llano Estacado
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Texas Tech University)
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Texas Tech University)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training resume assistance, interest inventory, interview training
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