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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

October 18, 2018

Fall Break

Student Fall Break; No classes, Offices open
All Day Plainview Campus

October 19, 2018

Fall Break

Student Fall Break; No classes, Offices open
All Day Plainview Campus

October 19, 2018

Mid-term deficiency reports...

Mid-term deficiency reports due for the Plainview Campus
8am - 4pm, Plainview Campus

October 19, 2018

External Campuses and WBUOn...

External Campuses and WBUOnline Last Day to officially drop with a 'WP/WF"
9am - 12pm, External Campuses

October 20, 2018

External Campuses and WBUOn...

Third of three tuition and fees payments due for fall 11 week term
9am - 5pm, External Campuses

October 21, 2018

Community Concert

Community ConcertDerik Nelson and Family, rising vocal superstars. Contact person:  Shane HarrellInformation and tickets for the Concert Associat...
2:30pm - 3:30pm, Harral Auditorium

October 22, 2018

Third of three tuition and...

If you are enrolled in the payment plan, your third payment is due.
8am - 5pm, Plainview Campus

October 22, 2018

Homecoming Wayland Pride Week

Homecoming Celebrations!
11am, Plainview Campus

October 23, 2018

Homecoming Wayland Pride Week

Homecoming Celebrations!
11am, Plainview Campus

October 24, 2018

Homecoming Wayland Pride Week

Homecoming Celebrations!
11am, Plainview Campus

October 25, 2018

Board of Trustees Meeting

Board of TrusteesCommittee meetings throughout the day at various locations on campus. 
8am - 5pm, Various locations on campus

October 25, 2018

Homecoming Wayland Pride Week

Homecoming Celebrations!
11am, Plainview Campus