Wayland Baptist University is a private, religous school located in the small town setting of Plainview, TX
Founded in 1908, Wayland Baptist University currently enrolls around 4,827 students a year, including 3,543 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $82,782,720. The school spends $11,113 for each full-time student enrolled.
Acceptance rate: 97%
Average GPA: 3.33
Early Decision or Early Action: No/No
2022 Regular Decision Deadline: August 1
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:
Wayland Baptist University is a minimally difficult school to get accepted to. The acceptance rate at Wayland Baptist University is 97 percent.
Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.33 out of 4.0.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.
Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.
About 41 percent of students who start at Wayland Baptist University return the next year. Out of the 354 students who started at Wayland Baptist University as first-time freshman, 22 graduate within four years.
Around 19 percent of students who started at Wayland Baptist University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 51 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.
Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $29,555 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Wayland Baptist University is Aug 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Wayland Baptist University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Wayland Baptist University is 20. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Wayland Baptist University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 16 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 16 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1055 and Above
880 to 1055
880 and Less
The median SAT score for Wayland Baptist University students is 979. Applicants with SAT scores of 1055 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Wayland Baptist University, while applicants with SAT scores between 880 to 1055 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 880 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Wayland Baptist University.
Wondering what life at Wayland Baptist University is like? There are approximately 4,827 students enrolled at Wayland Baptist University, including 3,543 undergraduate students and 1,284 graduate students. 25% percent of students attend school full-time, 70% percent are from TX and 30% percent of students are from other states.
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