Wayland Baptist University

Acceptance Rate 80.76 %
2023 Tuition & Fees $22,368
Student Population 3,508
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,983
Graduation Rate 25 %

Academic Overview

Wayland Baptist University Campus, Plainview, TX
Wayland Baptist University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Plainview, Texas. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
Wayland Baptist University is one of 25 colleges affiliated with Southern Baptist.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $22,368 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $15,538.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 3,508 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 80.76% and the graduation rate is 25% last year.
The salary after graduation from Wayland Baptist University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $47,200. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Wayland Baptist's tuition & fees is $22,368. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $15,538.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Wayland Baptist. The acceptance rate of Wayland Baptist is 80.76% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 38.18%. The average graduation rate is 25% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,983 and 59% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 3,508 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Wayland Baptist University is 80.76 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Wayland Baptist University is 25 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Wayland Baptist University is 39 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Wayland Baptist University is 3,508
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Wayland Baptist University is 9 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
9 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,983 at Wayland Baptist University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address1900 W. 7th Street, Plainview, TX 79072
Online Applicationhttps://apply.wbu.edu/
Financial Aidwww.wbu.edu/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatorhttps://wbu.studentaidcalculator.com/
Veterans Tuitionwww.wbu.edu/military-education/
Disability Servicehttps://www.wbu.edu/student-life/student-services/disability-services.htm

Offered Degrees

Wayland Baptist offers 83 major programs through online and on-site education where 37 programs are available through distance learning. 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 Degree66
Bachelor's Degree5312
Master's Degree2318
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship11

Special Learning Opportunities

Wayland Baptist University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:810)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,566)

Veterans Benefits

Wayland 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