Financial Aid - Scholarships, Grants and Loans


Wayland Baptist University Mission Statement:

Wayland Baptist University exists to educate students in an academically challenging, learning-focused and distinctively Christian environment for professional success and service to God and human kind.

Financial Aid Mission Statement:

The Financial Aid Office at Wayland Baptist University primary focus is customer service.  Our purpose is to provide a Christian environment in which students/parents can seek financial assistance from federal, state, institutional and private resources.  This will enable the students to pursue an affordable Christian education that they desire and to help them better serve God, family, and community.


Psalm 66:5 Come and see the works of God; His acts toward mankind are awe-inspiring

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Are you interested in attending Wayland Baptist University? If so, please check out our Net Price Calculator.

Student Calculator

Wayland Baptist University is pleased to provide this net price calculator as a guide to assist in early financial planning for college. This calculator will provide a preliminary estimate of federal, state and institutional aid eligibility to help families gauge what aid the student may be awarded and make arrangements to cover the cost of attendance.

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Obtaining Financial Aid is quite simple, just follow these steps:

Number 1 Step 1: Fill out your FAFSA. You may complete your FAFSA online and for FREE!!!
- Make sure to use WBU’s school code (003663)
- Complete the FAFSA for the correct school year
Number 2 Step 2: ALL Plainview students MUST fill out an Institutional Application each year.

EXTERNAL students need to fill out an Institutional Application if receiving a scholarship or alternative loan.
Number 3 Step 3: IF chosen for verification, you will need to provide more information to the Financial Aid Office. Please read all emails carefully to provide what is requested. An IRS Transcript will be needed; students and parents may access this here.
Number 4 Step 4: Read your award letter carefully to see what you have been awarded for the school year. You may accept/decline aid at Net Partner.
Number 5 Step 5: If you were awarded loans and have ACCEPTED them, please complete your Loan Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note (MPN.) Loan Entrance Counseling must be completed EACH school year and the MPN is good for 10 years.


ATTENTION: Forms for July 2016- August 2017 are now available online.

 * Please pay close attention to the dates to turn in the correct form.  If you have any questions, please contact the Financial Aid Office.



Contact Us:
Wayland Baptist University
Office of Financial Aid
1900 West 7th St., CMB #1266
Plainview, TX 79072
(806) 291-3520 or toll free at 1-800-588-1928