Wayland Baptist University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Wayland Baptist University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 6,835 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1908 and is the only institution located in Plainview, Texas.

Wayland Baptist University is affiliated with Southern Baptist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
52
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are available at Wayland Baptist University.

Wayland Baptist University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 52 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, General Studies, Education, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
47%
The rate of student retention at Wayland Baptist University is very low at 47% (way below Texas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Wayland Baptist University is low: 37%. About 32% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Wayland Baptist University is good: 11:1. Find out more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$12,000
Average tuition costs are close to the nationwide median - around $11,000 per year. The additional fees at Wayland Baptist University not covered by tuition are nearly $1,000; this comes to a total of $12,000 a year.

Read the details about Wayland Baptist University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
95%
As reported in recent government data, 2,247 applications were submitted and 2,130 were accepted; so it is very easy to enroll at this school.

The college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Wayland Baptist University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$1,900
Wayland Baptist University offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Wayland Baptist University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B-
Wayland Baptist University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 900 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is low, about $1,900 per year.

Based on the college crime data, Wayland Baptist University seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Wayland Baptist University Location and Maps



Post Address: Wayland Baptist University, 1900 W 7th St., Plainview, Texas 79072, USA
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