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Academics At SBU

Be part of an academic community that encourages critical thinking, builds faith, and prepares you for a successful professional career. At SBU, you will get to know your professors well as both scholars and friends. SBU is a private Christian college, which allows you to learn from faculty who are not only great scholars, but also committed Christians dedicated to both your academic and your spiritual growth. You will graduate with a degree that is respected by employers across the nation and will be equipped for a lifetime of success.

Academic Highlights

  • 100+ academic programs
  • Average class size of 20 students
  • 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • Received an "A" rating from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni for our general education curriculum SBU was one of just 24 institutions in the nation and the only school in Missouri to receive this rating! (ACTA's "What Will They Learn" report)

Academic Programs

Find Your Program at SBUWith more than 100 areas of academic study (majors and minors), SBU will help you pursue your academic and professional goals. Explore the undergraduate and graduate programs offered by SBU to discover how you can nurture your talents and achieve your goals at SBU.

SBU offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, online education opportunities and dual credit courses across our four Missouri campuses. The Dutile Honors Program provides enriched academic experiences and the University Success Center mentors first-year college students as they transition from high school to college.

Academic Resources

At SBU, you will be equipped with the resources and guidance to help you succeed in the classroom — you are not on your own at SBU. Learn more about academic resources at SBU, including:

  • Course catalog and class schedules
  • Career services
  • Course transfer equivalency guide
  • Study abroad program
  • University libraries
  • Disability services
  • Study abroad program

Academic Resources Information