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Wayland Baptist, founded in 1908, is a church-affiliated, multipurpose university. Its 80-acre campus is located in Plainview, 45 miles north of Lubbock.

Website: www.wbu.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,012
Undergraduate
Students
(43.2%) 1,530 Women
(41.8%) 1,482 Men
1,072
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
97% of 635 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
August 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.33
SAT Math
491 average
440-530 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
493 average
440-530 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20 average
16-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$33,300
Tuition and Fees
$23,298
Room and Board
$7,722
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Freshman Award
$13,681
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$29,555
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
162
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 51% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 14% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Plainview Population
22,230
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
73% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Pioneers
Sororities
2% of women participate
Fraternities
1% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.0% Asian
18.1% Black/African-American
32.2% Hispanic/Latino
4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.9% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
37.9% White
3.6% Unknown
International Students
1.3% from 20 countries
First-Year Students Returning
41.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
6.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
51%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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