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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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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.

Dr. Charles Starnes, a native of Canyon, spent 27 years on submarines in the United States Navy. After retiring from the Navy in 1996 and returning to his hometown, he "quickly became bored."

Dr. Eric Ash, a 30 year veteran of the United States Air Force, grew up in Gunnison, CO. One of his jobs during this time was President and Commandant of the Community College of the Air Force. It was there that Dr. Ash met Dr. Elane Seebo, Wayland's Vice President for External Campuses.

Dr. Scott Franklin graduated from Canadian High School in 1994 and later graduated from Wayland in 1998 with a double major in Religion and Mathematics. He later attended Texas Tech University and graduated with a Masters in Mathematics in 2000 and a Ph.D. in Mathematics in 2005.

Mayra Herrera-Gonzales is a senior Molecular Biology major from Plainview, TX. Since her sophomore year she's been conducting research that focuses on addictive behaviors.

Major Consuelo Benavides is a senior Justice Administration major from Beeville, TX. She is currently taking online classes and working at the Beeville correctional facility training new cadets and hopes to become a TDCJ director and influence legislation a policy.

Jackson Harbison, a junior Business major from Shallowater, almost didn't become a fourth generation Pioneer.

Peter Jackson Jr. is a senior majoring in Management and minoring in Justice Administration originally from Washington D.C.

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Important Dates

October 16, 2017

WBUOnline Winter Graduate R...

WBUonline Winter Registration begins 2:00 pm CT for Plainview campus graduate students and all External Campus students.
2pm, Plainview Campus

October 20, 2017

Scholars Days

Scholars Day recognizes 2018 graduates with outstanding academic records. Students and their families also have the opportunity to meet administrat...
8am - 5pm, Gates Hall

November 6, 2017

Pre-Registration Begins for...

Pre-Registration for Plainview Students begins at 8:00 am for Spring Term and May Micro term.
8am, Registration

November 6, 2017

WBUOnline Winter Undergradu...

WBUonline Winter Registration begins for Plainview campus undergraduate students, 9:00 am.
9am, Registration

November 16, 2017

Pre-Registration Schedule C...

Schedule changes for Pre-Registration (Spring Term and May Micro).
All Day Registration

November 17, 2017

Pre-Registration Schedule C...

Schedule changes for Pre-Registration (Spring Term and May Micro).
All Day Registration

November 17, 2017

Pre-Registration Ends

Pre-Registration ends at 12:00 pm.
All Day Registration

December 1, 2017

Last Day to Drop or Withdraw

Last day to drop or withdraw with “WP/WF”
All Day Registration

January 4, 2018

Schedule Changes

Schedule changes at 1:00 pm.
1pm, Registration

January 5, 2018

New Student Registration Be...

Registration for new students not pre-enrolled begins at 1:00 pm.
1pm, Registration

January 5, 2018

Returning Student Registrat...

Registration for returning students not pre-enrolled begins at 3:00 pm.
3pm, Registration

January 5, 2018

Night Registration

Night Registration, 5:00 - 6:00 pm.
5pm - 6pm, Registration