About Southwest Baptist University

Southwest Baptist University is a Private, 4 years college located in Bolivar, Missouri. Southwest Baptist University ranked 25th in Missouri Colleges and 34th in Federal Region VII.
It has a total enrollment of 3,039 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The acceptance rate at Southwest Baptist University is 73.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Southwest Baptist University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Contact Information
Address1600 University Ave, Bolivar, MO 65613-2596
Admission Information
Online Applicationwww.sbuniv.edu/admissions/apply.php
Financial Aidwww.sbuniv.edu/admissions/financial-aid/
Net Price Calculatorwww.sbuniv.edu/admissions/financial-aid/estimator.php
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.sbuniv.edu/_resources/documents/catalog/undergrad-catalog.pdf
Disability Servicewww.sbuniv.edu/academics/academic-resources/disability-services.php
School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Southwest Baptist University is 73.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 31.00%. The application fees are $30 for undergraduate programs and $25 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate73.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)31.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$30
Graduate Application Fees$25

Tuition & Fees

The 2022 tuition & fees at Southwest Baptist University is $26,128 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $5,388.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$26,128
Graduate Tuition & Fees$5,388
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 3,039 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 309 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Southwest Baptist has 2,379 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 660 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students3,039
Undergraduate Students2,379
Graduate Students660
Online Enrollment309

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs67 Programs
Number of online programs5 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsAssociate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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