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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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"The SBU Sound Crowd" to present concert April 4

Southwest Baptist University's Department of Music will present "The SBU Sound Crowd" in a one-night performance at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 4 in Meyer Recital Hall on the Bolivar campus.

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Dedication for naming of SBU-Bolivar nursing program to be April 4

Southwest Baptist University's Bolivar campus will host a reception on Thursday, April 4 for the naming of the Don and Carrie Babb Department of Nursing and dedication of the training facility in the Jester Learning and Performance Center.

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Mar 26
Chorale Concert 7:30PM More info...
Mar 27
Chapel - Adam Cochran 10:00AM More info...
Mar 28
Bible Trivia 7:00PM More info...
Mar 28
Chamber Orchestra Concert 7:30PM More info...
Mar 29
The Alteration 5:00PM More info...
Apr 1
Chapel - Dr. Zach Manis 10:00AM More info...