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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

March 18, 2018

Residence Halls Open

Residence halls open at 1 pm.
1pm, Plainview Campus

March 19, 2018

Plainview Campus - Student...

Student teaching second rotation begins
All Day Van Howeling

March 19, 2018

Dining Hall Opens

Dining hall opens at 7:30 am.
7:30am, University Center

March 19, 2018

PLV Campus - Classes Resume

Classes resume.
8am, Plainview Campus

March 23, 2018

Wichita Falls Graduation

Wichita Falls Graduation.
All Day Wichita Falls Campus

March 23, 2018

PLV Campus - Last Day to Dr...

Last day to officially drop or withdraw with "W."
8:15am - 4pm, Plainview Campus

March 24, 2018

Big Weekend

Big Weekend, March 23-24.
All Day Plainview Campus

March 26, 2018

External Campus - 2nd of 3...

Second of three tuition and fees payments due for Spring 11-week Term.
All Day External Campuses