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Wayland Baptist University

If you're looking for a place to belong, get involved, and where atmosphere is important, then attending one of the top Christian colleges and universities in the country may be right for you. Choosing Wayland Baptist University means you'll be part of a family at one of the leading Christian, Baptist colleges in the United States. Our students find that the warm environment makes a difference in the quality of education they receive as well as the value of that education. In a society desperately in need of positive role models and messages, graduates from Christian Colleges and Universities like Wayland will be the leaders that our country needs.

Wayland is also home to one of the fastest growing online Christian colleges in the nation, with several online degree programs available. Students at our Virtual Campus get the same attention and faculty excellence as our face-to-face students, with the atmosphere of Christian colleges and universities remaining intact.

Regardless of where you choose to study with WBU, Wayland has several options for those with an interest in preparing for their futures at Christian, Baptist colleges and universities.

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  • Chapel tickets to hear Laura Bush are available to the public
  • PLAINVIEW – Beginning Monday, Wayland Baptist University will make chapel tickets to hear former first lady Laura Bush available to the public. Mrs. Bush is the featured speaker for the Willson Lecture Series taking place Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. in Harral Auditorium. <DETAILS>
  • Wayland named a top college for adult students
  • PLAINVIEW – Wayland Baptist University has been recognized by Best College Reviews as being one of the Top 50 Colleges for Adult Education. <DETAILS>
  • Doctoral courses begin at Wayland
  • PLAINVIEW – Wayland Baptist University is moving up the ladder of academia as it has been given approval by its accrediting body to begin offering the Doctor of Management degree program online next summer.<DETAILS>
  • Wayland named to Wall Street Journal’s list of top private universities ROI
  • PLAINVIEW -- Wayland Baptist University was recognized in a recent Wall Street Journal article as being one of the top private universities for return on investment (ROI), ranking fourth with an 8.4 percent annual ROI.<DETAILS>
  • Wayland Baptist University named to Victory Media’s 2015 Military Friendly Schools list
  • PLAINVIEW—Wayland Baptist University announced today that it has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, an organization that focuses on connecting the military and civilian worlds.<DETAILS>
  • Wayland makes list of most affordable schools for religious studies
  • PLAINVIEW – Wayland Baptist University has been name No. 12 on OnlineU’s list of most affordable d colleges and universities for religious studies. <DETAILS>
  • Wayland ranked No. 1 in affordability for BSN program
  • PLAINVIEW -- Wayland Baptist University has been recognized by the SR Education Group, based in Kirkland, Wash., as offering one of the most affordable college online degrees, ranking Wayland No. 1 in affordability for its Bachelor of Science in Nursing program and No. 12 for its Master of Education degree. <DETAILS>
  • Wayland recognized for military testing sites
  • PLAINVIEW, Texas – Wayland Baptist University has been recognized as having two of the top 25 best performing military test centers in the nation by the College Board. Wayland’s sites at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska, and at Lackland AFB in San Antonio both received recognition. <DETAILS>


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