Wayland Baptist University is on a 80-acre campus in the small town setting of Plainview, Texas.
Wayland Baptist University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Wayland Baptist University has fraternities and sororities.
Wayland Baptist University has the Student Government. In fact, more students participate in the 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 traditions are Homecoming, Big Weekend and Pioneer Pride Week.
This table offers information on housing at Wayland Baptist University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for junior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||17%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||812|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||488|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||83%|
Wayland Baptist University offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Wayland Baptist University students live off campus. In 2022, 17% of undergrads at Wayland Baptist University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 83% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Wayland Baptist University. There are 812 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,690 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 488 students chose to live on-campus. 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.
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 university, funding, and competition 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||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Golf||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Track And Field||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Wrestling||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
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.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Wayland Baptist University, take Interstate 27 to Plainview, TX. If you need to fly, book your flight to Lubbock International airport.
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