Schedule a College Visit
Visiting Southwest Baptist University is the best way to:
Take the next step in your college search journey by scheduling a campus visit! You may choose to visit campus in-person or schedule a virtual visit.
In-person campus visits will include a campus tour, a one-on-one meeting with an admissions counselor, and a meeting with a faculty member in your area of study (optional, as available). Virtual visit experiences will provide you with an overview of the SBU experience, a one-on-one session with a faculty member (optional), and a Q&A session with an admissions counselor.
Please note these links are for visits to the Bolivar campus only. See contact information below for scheduling a visit on one of our other campuses.
If you cannot locate the date you want to visit on the visit registration form, please call (417) 328-1819.
Tune in to watch as current SBU student, Cooper Locke, shows you around the SBU campus in Bolivar, MO.
Interested in one of the other SBU campuses? Contact the Admissions Office for that campus to learn more.
I was so uncertain before my campus visit. But I came and I was just so at peace and comfortable on campus and instantly loved it here. Listen to the Lord's guidance when making your college decision!
SBU's Bolivar campus offers several visit events throughout the year, providing many opportunities to explore the SBU campus and what SBU can offer you. These events allow you the opportunity to tour campus, interact with faculty and students, meet your admissions counselor and enjoy a meal in the SBU cafeteria. Upcoming event dates are listed below. Find one that works for your schedule and sign up now!
Summer is a great time to visit SBU! Whether you are in high school, just graduated from high school, or are looking to transfer from a different college, the SBU Summer Showcase is a fun and informative event. You'll interact with faculty and staff, meet current students, and tour our beautiful campus.
Attend the SBU Summer Showcase to learn more about SBU and how you can find your place in the Bearcat family!
Summer Showcase was my first time visiting campus, and I immediately fell in love with the school and people. Everyone was so kind, caring, and welcoming. They made me feel like I was a part of the SBU family. Summer Showcase helped me realize that SBU is where I want to spend my next four years!
In-person campus visits will include a campus tour, a one-on-one meeting with an admissions counselor, and a meeting with a faculty member in your area of study (optional, as available).
Virtual visit experiences will provide you with an overview of the SBU experience, a one-on-one session with a faculty member (optional), and a Q&A session with an admissions counselor.
To schedule your individual visit to Southwest Baptist University's campus in Bolivar, Mo., please proceed to the visit registration form. If you cannot locate the date you want to visit on the visit registration form, please call (417) 328-1819.
If you are scheduling a visit less than 48 hours before your preferred visit date, please call the visit coordinator at (417) 328-1810 or (800) 526-5859.
We want you to come see for yourself how you can find your purpose at SBU. Visiting campus is an essential part of the college search process and we want to help! Sign up above for a visit event or schedule your personal visit, and you could receive financial help with travel expenses.
To qualify for travel reimbursement, you must apply for admission and be accepted to SBU prior to your campus visit. The travel reimbursement offer applies only to students applying to undergraduate programs on the Bolivar campus.
If you live within the following distances from SBU, you may be eligible for the travel reimbursement offer:
Because they may take advantage of other offers, recruited athletes are not eligible for the travel reimbursement program.
Three hotel chains have locations near the SBU-Bolivar campus:
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Follow the Southwest Baptist University Instagram account for photos of the SBU campus, student life events, and more. Scroll our photo feed or watch our Instagram Stories for a "behind-the-scenes" look of life at SBU!
Follow the Southwest Baptist University Twitter account to stay up-to-date on SBU news, stories, and important announcements. Remember to use our official hashtag (#SBUniv) and we may re-tweet you!
Subscribe to the Southwest Baptist University YouTube account to watch videos recapping major campus events such as Welcome Week and Homecoming, and to get an interactive look of life at SBU.
Southwest Baptist University campuses are open for in-person visits. We will be taking additional measures to promote the health and safety of our campus community and visitors. These measures are based on recommendations by health and government officials, as well as best practices implemented by other University campuses.