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If you're looking for a place to belong, get involved, and where atmosphere is important, then attending one of the top Christian colleges and universities in the country may be right for you. Choosing Wayland Baptist University means you'll be part of a family at one of the leading Christian, Baptist colleges in the United States. Our students find that the warm environment makes a difference in the quality of education they receive as well as the value of that education. In a society desperately in need of positive role models and messages, graduates from Christian Colleges and Universities like Wayland will be the leaders that our country needs.

Wayland is also home to one of the fastest growing online Christian colleges in the nation, with several online degree programs available. Students at our Virtual Campus get the same attention and faculty excellence as our face-to-face students, with the atmosphere of Christian colleges and universities remaining intact.

Regardless of where you choose to study with WBU, Wayland has several options for those with an interest in preparing for their futures at Christian, Baptist colleges and universities.

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  • Wayland named to Wall Street Journal’s list of top private universities ROI
  • PLAINVIEW -- Wayland Baptist University was recognized in a recent Wall Street Journal article as being one of the top private universities for return on investment (ROI), ranking fourth with an 8.4 percent annual ROI.<DETAILS>
  • Wayland Baptist University named to Victory Media’s 2015 Military Friendly Schools list
  • PLAINVIEW—Wayland Baptist University announced today that it has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, an organization that focuses on connecting the military and civilian worlds.<DETAILS>
  • Wayland makes list of most affordable schools for religious studies
  • PLAINVIEW – Wayland Baptist University has been name No. 12 on OnlineU’s list of most affordable d colleges and universities for religious studies. <DETAILS>
  • Wayland ranked No. 1 in affordability for BSN program
  • PLAINVIEW -- Wayland Baptist University has been recognized by the SR Education Group, based in Kirkland, Wash., as offering one of the most affordable college online degrees, ranking Wayland No. 1 in affordability for its Bachelor of Science in Nursing program and No. 12 for its Master of Education degree. <DETAILS>
  • Wayland recognized for military testing sites
  • PLAINVIEW, Texas – Wayland Baptist University has been recognized as having two of the top 25 best performing military test centers in the nation by the College Board. Wayland’s sites at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska, and at Lackland AFB in San Antonio both received recognition. <DETAILS>
  • Wayland hosts Korean Teachers
  • On Thursday afternoon, Wayland Baptist University’s School of Education hosted a reception for Ji Heui Cho and Jin Hyaung Park, who are English teachers from Korea visiting Texas as a part of the Fulbright Scholarship Program. <DETAILS>
  • Students lead effort to raise awareness for End-It movement
  • PLAINVIEW -- Wayland Baptist University students are putting a new twist on two social issues, combining World Vision’s 30-Hour Famine with End It Movement’s Shine a Light on Slavery Day to raise awareness of sex slavery and trafficking in the United States.<DETAILS>
  • Theatre to present Flight: The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh
  • PLAINVIEW -- Wayland Baptist University’s School of Fine Arts will present Flight: The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh Feb. 26-28 in Wayland’s Black Box theatre in the Harral Fine Arts Complex. <DETAILS>
  • Rubio researches novel on sabbatical
  • PLAINVIEW -- Wayland Baptist University Assistant Professor of Spanish Dr. Jose Rubio reported on his sabbatical Tuesday afternoon in Gates Hall. Rubio, who spent the spring 2014 semester in his home state of Jalisco, Mexico, researching political and religious ideals that have led to his country being mired in a state of corruption and violence, and how they have affected the people. <DETAILS>
  • WBU Clovis moves to new location
  • CLOVIS, N.M. -- Wayland Baptist University held a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house last Friday at the Clovis campus’ new location. <DETAILS>
  • Eleven Pioneers named to Small College Intercollegiate Band
  • PLAINVIEW – The Wayland Baptist University School of Music is celebrating with the Pioneer Band as 11 members were named to the 2015 Small College Intercollegiate Band, topping the nation in the number of students selected for consecutive conferences. <DETAILS>
  • Wayland students conducting property Inspection pilot project
  • PLAINVIEW -- Students from Wayland Baptist University’s Real Estate Finance course will be conducting curbside inspections of residential areas in Plainview over the next few weeks. <DETAILS>
  • Lefty shares lesson with Wayland students
  • PLAINVIEW – Dick “Lefty” O’Neal made the rounds at Wayland Baptist University on Wednesday, talking to students in chapel, class and on the baseball field, sharing lessons he has learned about life and the importance of depending and trusting completely in God.<DETAILS>
  • Enactus offers computer class
  • PLAINVIEW -- Wayland Baptist University’s Enactus group is offering an advanced computer class for adults beginning Thursday, Feb. 5 <DETAILS>
  • Wayland hosting Scholastic art show
  • PLAINVIEW – For the 15th year, Wayland Baptist University will host the West Texas Regional Scholastic Art Competition and Exhibition on display Jan. 9 – 30 in the Abraham Art Gallery on the lower level of the Learning Resources Center. <DETAILS>
  • Wayland Baptist University Becomes an All-Steinway School
  • PLAINVIEW – Wayland Baptist University is now among 170 institutions around the world designated an All-Steinway School by Steinway & Sons, the iconic global piano company founded in New York City in 1853. <DETALS>
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