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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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98%
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Points of Pride

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
  • Named one of the nation's Best Private Colleges for Minimizing Student Debt (LendEDU)

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SBU's Wind Symphony, University Band to present concert Nov. 15

The Southwest Baptist University Department of Music will present the Wind Symphony and University Band in concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15, in Pike Auditorium on the Bolivar campus.

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SBU Opera Theatre to feature Gilbert and Sullivan on Nov. 11

Southwest Baptist University's Opera Theatre will present scenes from a variety of Gilbert and Sullivan operettas, musical theatre and opera works at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, in Meyer Recital Hall of Casebolt Music Center on the Bolivar campus.

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Nov 13
Cooking Class 7:00PM More info...
Nov 13
Concert Choir & Ozark High School Choir Concert 7:30PM More info...
Nov 14
Chapel - Dr. Scott McNeal 10:00AM More info...
Nov 14
Blood Drive 11:00AM More info...
Nov 15
Fired Up Pottery 7:00PM More info...
Nov 15
Wind Symphony & University Band Concert 7:30PM More info...