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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 Chorale to present concert Nov. 8

The Chorale of Southwest Baptist University will present its fall concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8 in Pike Auditorium on the Bolivar campus.


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.


Oct 26
Chapel: EQUIP - Todd Earl 10:00AM More info...
Oct 27
Speech and Debate Tournament 12:00PM More info...
Oct 27
Beasley/Memorial Fall Party 7:00PM More info...
Oct 27
Meet the Author Series - Panel Discussion 7:00PM More info...
Oct 31
Chapel: Micah AuBuchon 10:00AM More info...
Nov 1
Chamber Orchestra Concert 7:30PM More info...