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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 raises more than $111,000 in fifth, final CatFight Giving Challenge

Alumni and supporters of Southwest Baptist and Drury universities raised a combined $265,245 and surpassed the $500,000 combined fundraising benchmark during the fifth and final Bank of Bolivar CatFight Giving Challenge, which has helped raise money for each school's annual fund.

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Hopkins presents at NCTM Regional Conference

Southwest Baptist University's Dr. Kevin Hopkins, professor and chair of the SBU Department of Mathematics, presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conference and Exposition on Nov. 2 in Kansas City.

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Nov 26
Classes resume 8:00AM More info...
Nov 26
Chapel - Deanna Robertson 10:00AM More info...
Nov 27
Jazz Ensemble Concert 7:30PM More info...
Nov 28
Chapel - Micah AuBuchon 10:00AM More info...
Nov 29
Madrigal Dinner 6:30PM More info...
Nov 29
UAC Holiday Night 7:00PM More info...