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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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Director of U.S. Secret Service speaks on Constitution Day

Gen. Randolph "Tex" Alles, current director of the United States Secret Service and retired Major General of the U.S. Marine Corps, delivered the Constitution Day address during the Sept. 17 Chapel service in Pike Auditorium at Southwest Baptist University.

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SBU opens theatre season with "Wit"

The Southwest Baptist University Theatre program opens the 2018-2019 season with "Wit," a play written by Margaret Edson and directed by SBU senior Bethany Vermillion. The show will be presented at 7 p.m. Sept. 27-29 in the Davis-Newport Theater on the Bolivar campus.

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Sep 24
Dinner on the Forum 5:00PM More info...
Sep 24
Mud Tug 9:00PM More info...
Sep 25
Variety Show 7:00PM More info...
Sep 26
Chapel - Homecoming Spirit Chapel 10:00AM More info...
Sep 26
Spirit Chapel 10:00AM More info...
Sep 27
Wit 7:00PM More info...