Southwest Baptist University

Acceptance Rate 96.21 %
SAT Average 1,105
Tuition & Fees $26,128
Student Population 3,039
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $14,911

Academic Overview

Southwest Baptist University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Bolivar, Missouri. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $26,128 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 3,039 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 96.21% and the graduation rate is 52% last year.
The salary after graduation from Southwest Baptist University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $37,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, Southwest Baptist's tuition & fees is $26,128. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees is $5,388.
2022 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at Southwest Baptist. The acceptance rate of Southwest Baptist is 96.21% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 35.56%. The average graduation rate is 52% and the transfer-out rate is 32%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $14,911 and 74% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 3,039 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Southwest Baptist University is 96.21 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Southwest Baptist University is 52 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Southwest Baptist University is 32 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Southwest Baptist University is 64 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Southwest Baptist University is 3,039
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Southwest Baptist University is 12 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
12 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $14,911 at Southwest Baptist University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address1600 University Ave, Bolivar, MO 65613-2596
Online Applicationwww.sbuniv.edu/admissions/apply.php
Financial Aidwww.sbuniv.edu/admissions/financial-aid/
Net Price Calculatorwww.sbuniv.edu/admissions/financial-aid/estimator.php
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.sbuniv.edu/_resources/documents/catalog/undergrad-catalog.pdf
Disability Servicewww.sbuniv.edu/academics/academic-resources/disability-services.php

Offered Degrees

Southwest Baptist offers 74 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Associate's Degree60
Bachelor's Degree550
Master's Degree90
Post Master's Degree10
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship20
Doctor's degree - professional practice10

Special Learning Opportunities

Southwest Baptist University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,019)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,320)

Veterans Benefits

Southwest Baptist University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges