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Welcome to Wayland

Thank you for your interest in Wayland Baptist University, one of the top Christian universities in the nation. If you’re looking for an exceptional education, one that combines outstanding academics, faith-based values, and a one-of-a-kind professional preparation, you’re starting at the right place.

Dig in and explore online all that a Wayland education offers. If you have any questions, our friendly Admissions team is eager and ready to talk with you. Please don’t hesitate to call, email, text, or tweet us – that is why we’re here! Let us know how we can help!

Faith-Based Learning

Learning and faith go hand in hand at WBU. This is an education of the mind and the heart – one that will make you brighter, bolder, better.

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Explore Wayland

As one of the nation’s leading Christian universities, Wayland has so much to offer. Discover why thousands of students each year choose WBU.

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Wayland Stories

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Wayland senior Manny Silva is wrapping up his undergraduate degree this semester, but plans to continue his education into spiritual formation

Ellen Hedlund, a senior Elementary Education major from New Cuyama, Calif., always knew that teaching was a career option for her.

Conner Rane Carpenter graduated from Wayland in 2016 with a double major in intercultural missions and biology.

Dr. Peter Bowen spent his early years in Waurika, OK and graduated from high school in Memphis, TX.

Bradley Sell graduated from Wayland with a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Education and English in 2011 and is the owner/operator of Broadway Brew Coffee Shop in Plainview.

Dr. Jim Todd, a San Antonio native, graduated with a bachelor's degree in applied arts and sciences and a master's degree in education, both from Texas State University. However his path to Wayland was a long and winding one.

Carley Hardage, a senior Exercise and Sports Science major from Plainview, fills her time with more than just classes.

Dr. David Bishop is the son of a pastor and grew up in small towns throughout west Texas and Oklahoma.

Kassie Lane was born and raised in Plainview. She graduated from Plainview High School in 2007 and was able to be a concurrent student at Wayland while attending high school.

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Important Dates

December 8, 2019

Study Break

Student Activities event
All Day Cafeteria

December 9, 2019

Late Night Study Break

Student Activities event
All Day Pete's Place

December 10, 2019

Late Night Study Break

Student Activities event
All Day Pete's Place

January 23, 2020

Board of Trustees Meeting

Board of Trustees MeetingCommittee meetings throughout the day at varios locations on campus.
8am - 5pm, Plainview Campus

April 3, 2020

Employee Awards Luncheon

2020 Employee Awards Luncheon
12pm - 1:30pm, Laney Center

April 17, 2020

Honors Luncheon

Honors Luncheon - UC 211.Details to be sent later.
11:30am - 1:30pm, UC 211

April 23, 2020

Board of Trustees Meeting

Board of Trustees MeetingCommittee meetings will be at various locations on the Plainview Campus.
8am - 5pm, Plainview Campus

October 22, 2020

Board of Trustees Meeting

Board of Trustees meeting.Committee meetings at various locations on the Plainview Campus
8am - 5pm, Plainview Campus