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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

July 19, 2019

External Campuses and WBUOn...

External Campuses and WBUOnline last day to officially drop with "W"
9am - 5pm, External Campuses

July 26, 2019

External Campuses and WBUOn...

External Campuses and WBUOnline last day to officially drop with 'WP/WF"
9am - 12pm, External Campuses

July 27, 2019

External Campuses and WBUOn...

Third of three tuition and fees payments due for summer 11 week term
All Day External Campuses

August 1, 2019

Firefighter Entrance Exam

Firefighter Entrance Exam - City of Plainview Llano Estacado Museum - AuditoriumNoon to 5:00pm, Thursday, August 1, 2019
12pm - 5pm, Llano Estacado Museum - Auditorium

August 10, 2019

External Campuses and WBUOn...

Summer II Term ends
All Day External Campuses

August 26, 2019

Back to School Bingo

Student Activities event
8pm, Pete's Place

August 28, 2019

Coffee Lounge

Student Activities event
All Day Nicole

August 29, 2019

Ultimate Hang Out

Student Activities event.
All Day Nicole

September 3, 2019

Kickball Tournament

Student Activities event
All Day Marsh

September 5, 2019

Kickball Tournament

Student Activities event
All Day Marsh

September 10, 2019

Spoons Tournament

Student Activities event
All Day Nicole

September 19, 2019

Just Dance Tournament

Student Activities event
8pm, Pete's Place