Christ-centered, caring
academic community

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
Come study, learn, live and grow at a nationally recognized university.

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 Board of Trustees affirms strategic planning progress

Southwest Baptist University's Board of Trustees voted to affirm a status update on the progress of the University's strategic planning process that was presented to the Board during its April 16 meeting.

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SBU PBL team qualifies nine for nationals

Southwest Baptist University's Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) organization had nine students qualify for the PBL National competition after an outstanding finish at the PBL State Leadership Conference on April 13 in Springfield.

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Good Friday - No Classes 8:00AM More info...
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Monday @ Southwest 8:00AM More info...
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Chapel - Branden Harvey 10:00AM More info...
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Presidential Portrait Unveiling 3:00PM More info...
Apr 23
Inaugural Mural ribbon-community ceremony 3:00PM More info...
Apr 23
Nathan Murfin Sr. Voice Recital 7:00PM More info...