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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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Alumni awards presented at SBU Honors Chapel

Seven Southwest Baptist University alumni were honored with special awards in recognition of living lives of service at Honors Chapel on Friday, Sept. 22. The event marks the beginning of Homecoming festivities and also featured the presentation of the 2017 Homecoming court.


SBU faculty piano recital to be held Sept. 26

The Southwest Baptist University Department of Music will present a faculty piano recital at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 26, in Meyer Recital Hall of Casebolt Music Center on the Bolivar campus.


Sep 25
CRV Meeting 6:00PM More info...
Sep 27
Chapel: Dr. Rodney Reeves 10:00AM More info...
Sep 28
Literary Artist Poet Aaron Belz 6:00PM More info...
Sep 29
MO State Poetry Society 2017 Annual State Convention 6:00PM More info...
Oct 2
Chapel: Dr. Jodi Meadows 10:00AM More info...
Oct 4
Chapel: Dr. Coyle Neal 10:00AM More info...