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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.

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.

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Important Dates

February 22, 2018

Mr. Wayland - Plainview Campus

Come see Wayland Men vie for Mr. Wayland!
6:30pm - 7:30pm, Harral Auditorium

February 23, 2018

Family Reunion Weekend - Pl...

This weekend event is for Wayland alumni as well as parents of current students. Join us for sporting events, classes, meal events and tours alongs...
8am - 10pm, Plainview Campus

February 23, 2018

The Geostationary Carbon Cy...

The School of Mathematics and Sciences is pleased to welcome Ms. Shelly Finley to talk to students about her research at the South Pole and how it...
1:30pm - 2:30pm, Moody Science Building

February 23, 2018

Generation Worship 18 Confe...

2018 Youth Worship ConferenceUnderstand worship and worship leadingIgnite Heart of Worship for next generation worshipersPrepare next generation wo...
4:30pm - 9:30pm, School of Music

February 24, 2018

WBUonline Spring Registrati...

WBUonline Spring Registration ends.
All Day External Campuses

February 24, 2018

Family Reunion Weekend - Pl...

This weekend event is for Wayland alumni as well as parents of current students. Join us for sporting events, classes, meal events and tours alongs...
8am - 10pm, Plainview Campus

February 24, 2018

Generation Worship 18 Confe...

2018 Youth Worship ConferenceUnderstand worship and worship leadingIgnite Heart of Worship for next generation worshipersPrepare next generation wo...
8am - 6pm, Harral Auditorium

February 26, 2018

WBUonline Spring Term Begins

WBUonline Spring Term begins
All Day Plainview Campus

February 26, 2018

External Campus Spring Term...

External Campus Spring Term begins.
All Day External Campuses

February 26, 2018

External Campus - 1st of 3...

First of three tuition and fees payments due for Spring 11-week term.
All Day Financial Aid

February 26, 2018

Face-to-Face Late Registrat...

Late Registration begins for face-to-face courses.
9am - 5pm, External Campuses

February 28, 2018

Dimensions in Blue

The United States Air Force Band of the West will be performing.
7pm, Harral Auditorium