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Wayland Baptist University Student Life

Wayland Baptist University is on a 80-acre campus in a small town setting in Plainview, Texas. Wayland Baptist University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Wayland Baptist University also has fraternities and sororities.

Wayland Baptist University has a thriving Student Government. In fact, more students participate in Student Government than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Wayland Baptist University include Wayland Singers, Baptist Student Ministries, International Choir and President's Ambassadors.

Wayland Baptist University students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, Big Weekend and Pioneer Pride Week.

Does Wayland Baptist University Offer Student Housing?

Wayland Baptist University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Wayland Baptist University students live on campus. In 2021, 73% of undergrads at Wayland Baptist University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 27% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Wayland Baptist University. There are 812 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,543 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 488 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.Wayland Baptist University does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

Wayland Baptist University Athletics

At Wayland Baptist University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Wayland Baptist University:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Club Teamsheerleading Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Golf Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Track And Field Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Wrestling Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Cross Country Running Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Soccer Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Safety at Wayland Baptist University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Wayland Baptist University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Wayland Baptist University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Additionally, Wayland Baptist University has security lighting, campus police department.

Plan a Visit to Wayland Baptist University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Wayland Baptist University, take Interstate 27 to Plainview, TX. If you need to fly, book your flight to Lubbock International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Texas you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Wayland Baptist University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Wayland Baptist University Students

41%

Women

59%

Men

25%

Full Time

60%

Part Time

70%

In State

30%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

37%

32%

18%

4%

4%

2%

1%

1%

1%

Undergraduate Students

3,543

Graduate Students

1,284

Non-Resident / International Students

45

Wayland Baptist University Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,827

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

97%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$22,004

Out-of-State

$22,004

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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