Wayland Baptist University

1900 W 7th St., Plainview, TX 79072
Wayland Baptist University is a non-profit, private education institution in Plainview, Texas. The school is affiliated with the Southern Baptist Church.

Programs offered at Wayland Baptist University include associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees in over 30 fields of study and 55 academic disciplines. The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges and has specialized accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Music - Commission on Accreditation - Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation.

Dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs are available at this school. They accept Advanced Placement and life experience credit towards completion of a degree.


General Information

Main Phone: (806) 291 -1000 Website: www.wbu.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 615
School Type: Private not-for-profit- 4-year or above Affiliation: Southern Baptist
Size: Medium (5,000 - 10,000 students) Undergraduates: 5,073
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 1,690
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 99%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 35


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 380 490
SAT Math 410 500
ACT Composite 16 22
ACT English 14 21
ACT Math 17 23

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 606
Accepted 600
Acceptance Rate 99%
Enrolled 377

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 23% Full-time 77% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 5% Full-time 95% Part-time
Student Gender 52% Men 48% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

49% White 1% American Indian/Alaska Native
17% Black or African American 2% Multiracial
22% Hispanic/Latino 2% Asian/Oriental
1% Polynesian/Pacific Island 6% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 34% $ 6,708
Local Grant 26% $3,671
Institutional Grant 82% $ 5,587
Student Loans 67% $ 4,568

Majors & Degrees


Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mass Media Studies - - 1 - -
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 0 - -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Secondary Education and Teaching - - - 37 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 48 37 -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 3 37 -
Teacher Education (multiple Levels) - - 0 37 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 0 52 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 7 - -
Business Teacher Education - - 1 - -
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education - - 1 - -
Social Studies Teacher Education - - 2 - -
General Science Teacher Education - - 0 - -
English Teacher Education - - 5 - -
Music Teacher Education - - 5 - -
Technology and Industrial Arts Teacher Education - - 1 - -

Curriculum and Instruction

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Curriculum and Instruction - - - 64 -

Educational Assessment and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement - - - 6 -

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Administration and Supervision - - - 44 -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Special Education and Teaching - - - 11 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Secondary Education and Teaching - - - 37 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 48 37 -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 3 37 -
Teacher Education (multiple Levels) - - 0 37 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 0 52 -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Spanish Language and Literature - - 4 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Molecular Biology - - 8 - -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 3 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 4 - -

Legal Professions and Studies

Non-professional General Legal Studies (undergraduate)

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Pre-law Studies - - 0 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities - 191 459 - -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Religion Religious Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Christian Studies - 1 32 22 -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 3 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sport and Fitness Administration Management - - 2 - -

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management - - 0 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological and Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biological and Physical Sciences - - - 5 -

Theology and Religious Vocations

Religious Sacred Music

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Religious Sacred Music - - 0 - -

Religious Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Religious Education - - 1 - -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Religion Religious Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Christian Studies - 1 32 22 -

Physical Sciences

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 2 - -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 0 - -

Psychology

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Counseling Psychology - - - 54 -

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 11 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration - 6 69 - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Human Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Services - 14 106 - -

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - - 38 -

Human Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Services - 14 106 - -

Social Sciences

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
American Government and Politics (united States) - - 0 - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 3 - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Human Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Services - 14 106 - -

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - - 38 -

Human Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Services - 14 106 - -

Psychology

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Counseling Psychology - - - 54 -

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 11 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration - 6 69 - -

Visual and Performing Arts

Drama Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Drama and Dramatics Theatre Arts - - 4 - -

Fine and Studio Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Art Art Studies - - 6 - -

Music

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Music Performance - - 3 - -
Music - - 1 - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 1 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - 37 538 208 -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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