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academic community

Founded in 1878, Southwest Baptist University equips students academically, spiritually and socially for a lifetime of servant leadership.

80+
areas of academic study
30
annual global service projects
98%
receive financial aid
SBU is one of America's Best Christian Colleges

Points of Pride

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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Wind Symphony concert to be presented Oct. 6

The Southwest Baptist University Department of Music will present "A Potpourri of Wind Music" at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 6, in Pike Auditorium on the Bolivar campus.

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SBU to host grand opening for Judy Taylor Garden, PT Faculty Practice

Southwest Baptist University will hold a grand opening for the Judy Taylor Physical Therapy Garden and the Warren B. Davis Family Physical Therapy Center Faculty Practice from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6 at 2103 S. Springfield Ave., Bolivar.

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Sep 26
Homecoming Week!! 12:00AM More info...
Sep 30
Homecoming 2016 10:00AM More info...
Sep 30
Derryberry Memorial Speech and Debate Tournament 12:00PM More info...
Sep 30
Homecoming 2016: Alumni Banquet 6:30PM More info...
Sep 30
Six Characters in Search of an Author-Play 7:00PM More info...
Sep 30
Homecoming 2016: Alumni Dessert Reception 8:00PM More info...