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Come study, learn, live and grow at a nationally recognized university. Southwest Baptist University has been recognized for its excellence in Christian higher education, scholarships and affordability, and superior curriculum.

  • One of America's Best Christian Colleges each year since 1997
  • One of America's 100 Best College Buys each year since 1996
  • "A" rating on general education curriculum (American Council of Trustees and Alumni) — one of just 25 institutions nationwide with this rating

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Speaking Bearcats bring home hardware

The Southwest Baptist University Speaking Bearcats had a successful Fall Break, bringing home second- and third-place finishes from the University of Central Missouri "Missouri Mule" and "Dale Carnegie" swing speech and debate tournaments Oct. 14-16.


SBU hosts Dr. Lok Ng for guest artist piano recital

The Southwest Baptist University Department of Music welcomes Dr. Lok Ng, who will present a guest artist piano recital at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10, in the Meyer Recital Hall of the Casebolt Music Building on the Bolivar campus.


Oct 27
Speech and Debate Tournament 12:00PM More info...
Oct 28
Computer Science I Digital Art Show 1:00PM More info...
Oct 31
Chapel: Micah AuBuchon 10:00AM More info...
Nov 1
Chamber Orchestra Concert 7:30PM More info...
Nov 1
The Landen/Leslie Harvest Bowl 8:30PM More info...
Nov 2
Chapel: EQUIP - Terry Wildman and Rain Song 10:00AM More info...