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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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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.

Elizabeth Johnson is a senior Vocal Performance major from Carlsbad, NM.

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

January 22, 2018

Kennith Freeman Faculty Rec...

Please join us for Dr. Kennith Freeman's Wayland debut recital!
7pm, Harral Auditorium

January 23, 2018

Spoons Tournament

Join us for a fun filled night of spoons!
8pm - 11pm, University Center

January 24, 2018

Last day to drop or withdra...

Last day to drop or withdraw without record.
8am - 5pm, Plainview Campus

January 25, 2018

Wayland Baptist University-...

We would like to invite you, and your degree seeking friends, to join us for WBU's Open House event on Thursday, January 25th from 5:30 - 7:30pm. ...
5:30pm - 7:30pm, Wayland Baptist University

January 26, 2018

Amarillo Campus Graduation

Redeemer Christian Church3701 S. Soncy RdAmarillo, TX 79119Friday, January 26th at 7:00 pm
7pm - 9pm,

January 29, 2018

WBUOnline Spring Registrati...

Plainview campus graduate students and all External Campus students, WBUOnline registration starts at 2:00 PM
2pm, All Wayland Campuses

January 30, 2018

FIFA Tournament

Join other students at the FIFA Tournament.
8pm - 11pm, Pete's Place

February 1, 2018

Richard Fountain Faculty Re...

The first of three evenings.  Tonight Dr. Fountain features - Beethoven Sonata in C, op. 2, no. 3 followed by the Symphony No. 1 in C, Op. 21
7pm, Harral Auditorium

February 2, 2018

Last Day to Drop with a 'W'

Last day to officially drop or withdraw with a "W"
8am - 5pm, External Campuses

February 2, 2018

Richard Fountain Faculty Re...

Evening two of Dr. Richard Fountain's recital series includes Beethoven Sonata in F, op. 54 followed by the “Pastoral” Symphony No. 6 in F, op...
7pm, Harral Auditorium

February 3, 2018

Richard Fountain Faculty Re...

In the third and final evening of this series, Dr. Fountain will perform Beethoven Sonata in E-flat, op. 27, no. 1 followed by the “Eroica” Sy...
7pm, Harral Auditorium

February 4, 2018

Super Bowl Party

Come cheer for your favorite team!
5:30pm - 10pm, Pete's Place