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Founded in 1878, Southwest Baptist University equips students academically, spiritually and socially for a lifetime of servant leadership.

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Ready to make your spot in the SBU family official? Take the next step by submitting your $200 enrollment deposit. This deposit is a prepayment on your tuition and will reserve your spot in classes and give you the opportunity to sign up for campus housing.

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Statement from Dr. Taylor

Dr. Taylor issues a statement to the SBU campus community at the beginning of the new school year in light of the current events happening in our nation.


New faculty join SBU for 2017-2018 academic year

Southwest Baptist University is pleased to announce 11 new faculty members for the 2017-2018 academic year. SBU's faculty is integral in the University's mission to be a Christ-centered, caring academic community preparing students to be servant leaders in a global society.


Aug 24
Meet and Greet UAC Ice Cream Social 7:00PM More info...
Aug 25
UAC Grill Out and Slip 'n' Slide Kickball 6:00PM More info...
Aug 28
Chapel: Kurt Caddy 10:00AM More info...
Aug 28
CRV Meeting and Ministry Fair 6:00PM More info...
Aug 30
Chapel: Dr. Kelly Malone 10:00AM More info...
Aug 31
SBU at Springfield Cardinals 7:00PM More info...