Southwest Baptist University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1600 University Avenue

Bolivar, MO 65613-2597

(417) 328-1810

(800) 526-5859

Fax: (417) 328-1514



Contact: Darren Crowder

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1600 University Avenue

Bolivar, MO 65613-2597

(417) 328-5281

www.sbuniv.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,803

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 516

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,507

Graduate enrollment: 853

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 74%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 72%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,B
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management B
Customer Service Management B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Marketing Management B
Office Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science A,B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Clinical Laboratory Science B
Emergency Medical Technology A
Nursing (RN) A,B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Science and christian faith B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Bible Studies B
Missionary Studies B
Religious Education B
Religious/Sacred Music B
Theology B,C

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Southwest Baptist University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(800) 526-5859
Website:www.sbuniv.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.sbuniv.edu/admissions/apply.php
Address:1600 University Ave, Bolivar, MO 65613-2596
Setting:32
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,691
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):48%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,595 (70% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$22,508
Out-of-state Tuition:$22,508
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$15,277

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Southwest Baptist University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Southwest Baptist University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services141
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education1032
English Language and Literature/Letters2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs442
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences2
Theology and Religious Vocations3
Visual and Performing Arts4
Grand total64662

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Southwest Baptist University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education1
Health Professions and Related Programs122
Grand total123

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Southwest Baptist University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$22,508
Out-of-state$22,508
Books and supplies$1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$4,020
Out-of-state$4,020

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid435100%
Grant or scholarship aid41996%$15,277
Student loan aid30971%$6,994

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,09971%$12,240
Federal student loans1,55752%$7,556

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Southwest Baptist University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Southwest Baptist University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,8208111,009
Percent admitted100%92%88%
Percent admitted who enrolled25%25%25%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Southwest Baptist University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,691
Undergraduate enrollment2,973
Graduate enrollment718

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Southwest Baptist University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

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