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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
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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 announces Spring 2018 Chapel schedule

Southwest Baptist University welcomes students, staff and the community to spring semester Chapel services, which take place weekly at 10 a.m. on campus in Pike Auditorium beginning Wednesday, Jan. 24 through Wednesday, May 9. The focus for the spring semester is "Worship is More than a Song."

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SBU's DeClue to be published in computing journal

Southwest Baptist University's Dr. Tim DeClue, chair of the department of computer and information sciences, recently collaborated with Maranda Provance, director of engineering at Mostly Serious Software, on a paper that will be published this spring.

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Jan 11
SBU Family Art Show 11:30AM More info...
Jan 24
Chapel - Zach and Nate 10:00AM More info...
Jan 25
Speech and Debate Tournament 1:00PM More info...
Jan 26
SPTA Trivia Night 7:00PM More info...
Jan 27
Scholars Day 8:00AM More info...
Jan 29
Chapel - Dr. C. Pat Taylor 10:00AM More info...