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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.

  • Selected as one of America's Best Christian Colleges each year since 1997
  • Recognized as one of America's 100 Best College Buys each year since 1996
  • Received an "A" rating on its general education curriculum by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni — one of just 25 institutions nationwide to earn this rating

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SBU's Tompkins to serve as Fulbright Scholar Alumni Ambassador

Southwest Baptist University's Dr. Perry Tompkins, dean of science and mathematics and professor of physics, has been appointed to serve as a Fulbright Scholar Alumni Ambassador, the Institute of International Education and Council for International Exchange of Scholars has announced.

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SBU recognizes academic chairs for 2016-2017 academic year

Angela Brown-Peterson and Dr. Timothy L. Wood were installed as academic chairs at Southwest Baptist University's annual convocation Wednesday, Aug. 24. "An academic chair is supported by an endowed fund that is permanently invested for a faculty member in a specific academic discipline," SBU President C. Pat Taylor, Ed.D., said. "In higher education, it is an honor to hold an endowed academic chair."

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Aug 29
Volunteer Fair 9:00AM More info...
Aug 29
CRV Meeting 6:00PM More info...
Sep 1
Accounting Dept. Advisory Board Meeting & Interview Blitz 4:30PM More info...
Sep 5
Labor Day -no classes 12:00AM More info...
Sep 9
Accounting Dept. BKD Interviews 9:00AM More info...
Sep 13
Accounting Dept. KPM Interviews 9:00AM More info...