Wayland Baptist UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Plainview, Texas Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

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Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$22,658

Avg tuition

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About Wayland Baptist University

Wayland Baptist University is a small private university located on a rural campus in Plainview, Texas. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,084, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 97%. The university offers 49 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 23%, and a student-faculty ratio of 6:1. Tuition and fees for students are $22,658.

Admissions Breakdown

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Acceptance Rate Insight

97% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate (High Acceptance Rate) 97%

Retention Rate 41%

Graduation Rate 23%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 880-1060

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 16-22

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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The student-to-faculty ratio at this school is lower than other schools.

This means there are more faculty for each student, which can create an opportunity for more individualized attention and support in your studies.

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51%

Female Student Population

6:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

4k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

36%

Hispanic

31%

Black

18%

Two or more races

5%

Unknown

3%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

3%

Asian

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Socio-Economic Diversity

54% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

54%

State Grant Aid

55%

Institution Grant Aid

83%

Pell Grant

54%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,694
State Grant Aid $3,315
Institution Grant Aid $3,445
Pell Grant Aid $3,421
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.