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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 Jazz Ensemble to present spring concert April 26

The Southwest Baptist University Jazz Ensemble will be featured in its spring concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 26, in Pike Auditorium on the Bolivar campus.

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SBU Masterworks concert to be held May 4

The Department of Music of Southwest Baptist University will present its annual Masterworks Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 4, in Pike Auditorium on the Bolivar campus.

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Apr 26
The Bald Soprano-SBU Theatre 7:00PM More info...
Apr 28
Mozarkian 8:00PM More info...
Apr 30
Chapel - DAMAC 10:00AM More info...
May 2
Chapel - Honors Chapel 10:00AM More info...
May 3
Tres De Mayo 7:30PM More info...
May 4
Faculty Trio Concert 3:00PM More info...