Plainview, TX

School Details

Founded in 1906 by the Staked Plains Baptists Association, Wayland Baptist University is a four year, private, not-for-profit Baptist institution of higher education. The main campus is located in Plainview, Texas. WBU’s mission “exists to educate students in an academically challenging, learning-focused and distinctively Christian environment for professional success and service to God and humankind.”

Undergraduate fields of study include a two-year associate’s transfer program and four-year degrees. Graduate programs lead to master's and doctoral degrees. The university houses degree programs in the schools of:

  • Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • Business
  • Education
  • Fine Arts
  • Languages and Literature
  • Math and Science
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Religion and Philosophy

The virtual campus at Wayland Baptist University, established in 2001, offers online associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs.

Accreditation & Licensing

Wayland Baptist University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

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