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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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Meadows presents at Honors Council conference

Southwest Baptist University's Dr. Jodi Meadows recently was selected as a presenter during the 52nd annual National Collegiate Honors Council conference in Atlanta, Ga. The conference, themed "Just Honors," highlighted student and faculty research presentations from across the nation, providing training and development for honors program administrators.


Fulbright Visiting Scholar to lecture at SBU on Dec. 4

Southwest Baptist University's Darrell R. Strait Center, along with the Physics and Pre-Engineering and International clubs, welcome Fulbright Visiting Scholar Dr. Mamta Bhatia as she presents lectures at 4 and 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 4 in room 139 of the Wheeler Science Center on the Bolivar campus.


Nov 21
Leggett & Platt VP To Speak On Campus 3:25PM More info...
Nov 27
Chapel: Cameron Anderson - Christians in Visual Arts 10:00AM More info...
Nov 27
CRV Meeting 6:00PM More info...
Nov 28
Concert Choir and Bolivar Community Choir Concert 7:30PM More info...
Nov 29
Chapel: Dr. Allison Langford 10:00AM More info...
Nov 30
Speech and Debate Tournament 10:30AM More info...