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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 Theatre to present "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" on March 7-9

Southwest Baptist University's theatre department will present the musical comedy "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" by Clark Gesner at 7 p.m., March 7-9 in the Davis-Newport Theater on the Bolivar campus.

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SBU's Wind Symphony to present "Winds and Friends" on March 7

The Southwest Baptist University Department of Music will present "Winds and Friends," featuring the SBU Wind Symphony, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 7, in Pike Auditorium on the Bolivar campus.

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Feb 22
"MAFA State" Speech & Debate Tournament 7:00AM More info...
Feb 25
Chapel - Joy Ike 10:00AM More info...
Feb 25
Nerf Gun Battle 7:30PM More info...
Feb 26
Taste of Culture: International & Soul Food 6:00PM More info...
Feb 27
Chapel - Global Connections Week 10:00AM More info...
Mar 1
Bearcat Days 4:00PM More info...