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

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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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SBU trustees approve master's degree in Christian ministry

Southwest Baptist University's board of trustees approved the addition of a master of arts in Christian ministry degree during the board's Oct. 18 meeting. In addition, three donors were selected for induction into the Philanthropy Hall of Fame.


Dron receives SBU Library award

Southwest Baptist University student Inna Dron of Brighton, Mo., was honored by the SBU University Libraries as the Outstanding Student Assistant of the Month for September 2016.


Oct 21
Friday @ Southwest 8:30AM More info...
Oct 21
Nations Retreat 6:00PM More info...
Oct 21
Jason Waller in Concert 7:00PM More info...
Oct 22
Nations Retreat 5:30PM More info...
Oct 24
Chapel: Tim Halperin 10:00AM More info...
Oct 26
Chapel: EQUIP - Todd Earl 10:00AM More info...