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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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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

November 15, 2018

Schedule changes for Pre-Re...

If you pre-registered for spring and May micro classes, you can change your shedule on Nov. 15-16
8am - 5pm, Plainview Campus

November 16, 2018

Schedule changes for Pre-Re...

If you pre-registered for spring and May micro classes, you can change your schedule on November 15-16.
8am - 12pm, Plainview Campus

November 19, 2018

External Campuses Last day...

Last day for Late Registration for face-to-face courses
9am - 4pm, External Campuses

November 20, 2018

Dining Hall closes

The dining hall will close at 6 pm for the Thanksgiving Holidays.
6pm, Plainview Campus

November 20, 2018

Residence Halls Close

Residence Halls close for Thanksgiving Holiday.
6pm, Plainview Campus

November 21, 2018

Thanksgiving Holiday Begins...

Thanksgiving Holiday Begins; No classes, Offices open
All Day Plainview Campus

November 22, 2018

Thanksgiving Holiday

No classes and all offices closed.
All Day All Wayland Campuses

November 23, 2018

Thanksgiving Holiday

All offices are closed and no classes.
All Day All Wayland Campuses

November 25, 2018

Residence Halls open, 1:00 pm

All students can return to the residence halls.
1pm, Plainview Campus

November 26, 2018

Classes resume on all campuses

Classes resume on all campuses and all offices open.
All Day All Wayland Campuses

November 26, 2018

Dining Hall Opens

Dining Hall reopens at 730 am
7:30am, Plainview Campus