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. Jay Givens grew up in southeast Texas surrounded by bayous and pine trees. He graduated from Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School located in Orange, TX.

Talyssa Valencia, a graduating senior biology major from Lovington, NM, has had a busy but wonderful time at Wayland.

Steve Long grew up and graduated from high school in Oklahoma City, OK. After graduating from Oklahoma Baptist University with a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education in 1979

Dr. Jo Beth DeSoto grew up and graduated from high school in Hobbs, NM. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from the University of New Mexico.

Dr. Perry Collins grew up in Sweetwater, TX. In high school he wanted to go to college to be a missionary but later decided on youth ministry.

Dr. Laura Brandenburg considers herself a dyed-in-the-wool West Texan. Born in Odessa and raised in Amarillo and Snyder, Brandenburg graduated high school from Coronado High in Lubbock.

Dr. Brian Kuhnert grew up in Umbarger, TX, a small German farming community located 10 miles west of Canyon. After graduating from Canyon High in 1996, he attended West Texas A&M

Christine Lockridge is a junior non-traditional student double majoring in Intercultural Missions and Communications Studies.

Justus Brozek is a junior Two-Dimensional Art major from Bovina, TX.