The Value of Wayland

Wayland Baptist offers an exceptional education – at an exceptional value. We respect the sacrifices our students make to pursue higher education, and we are committed to partnering with them – by offering an education second to none, by being good stewards of our resources, and by making this high-quality, life-changing education as affordable as possible.

The Value of…

a Lower Tuition

Wayland Baptist is competitively priced as compared to other Christian and independent colleges and universities in Texas and across the nation. 

Personal Attention

Wayland students study in highly personalized classrooms, averaging 16 students. These classes are led by expert faculty, of whom more than 80 percent have attained the highest degree in their field.

Experience

Wayland students learn by doing. They gain invaluable skills and experience through myriad hands-on learning opportunities – including internships, professional projects, undergraduate research, study and service abroad, campus leadership opportunities, and more. 

Faith & Learning

At WBU, we experience education through a Christian worldview. Our faith shapes who we are, and it informs our learning, our friendships, and our life together.

Transformation

This is an education that will meet you where you are and take you where you want to go. Here, in an empowering learning environment filled with Christian values and exciting opportunities, you will become your very best – in your studies, in your career, and in every area of your life.

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.