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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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Jessica Kenneson Krewall graduated from Wayland's Plainview campus in May 2015 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry. Jessica is currently pursing a Ph.D. in Biochemistry.

Haley Bonner, a 2015 graduate, received her Bachelor of Arts in English with the honor of Magna Cum Laude. While at Wayland, Haley also pursued minors in theatre and music.

Raised in Pampa, Texas, and a graduate of Pampa High School, Dr. Michael Davis holds a B.A. with Honors in philosophy from Wayland Baptist University, an M.A. in philosophy and an M.A. in history from Baylor University, and a Ph.D. in education and human development from Vanderbilt University.

Joshua Wynn is a sophomore double major in mathematics and geology from San Antonio, TX. He's also an active member of the Wayland Baptist Geological Society.

Sara van der Leek, a junior Biology and Pre-Vet major from Plainview, TX certainly has her hands full.

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.

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Important Dates

August 21, 2017

Schedule Changes

Schedule changes can be made starting at 9am
9am, Registration

August 22, 2017

New Student Registration Be...

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

August 22, 2017

Returning Student Registrat...

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

August 22, 2017

Night Registration Begins

Night Registration begins at 5:00pm
5pm - 6pm, Registration

August 23, 2017

Late Registration Begins

Late registration begins August 23 and runs until August 30.
8am, Registration

August 30, 2017

Last Day to Add Classes

Last day to add classes ends at 2 pm.
8am - 2pm, Registration

August 30, 2017

Late Registration Ends

Late Registration ends at 2pm.
8am - 2pm, Registration

September 8, 2017

Last Day to Drop without Re...

Last day to drop without record.
All Day Plainview Campus

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

Pre-Registration 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