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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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"The Casebolt Project" to be presented April 24

Southwest Baptist University's Casebolt College of Music, Arts, and Letters will present "The Casebolt Project - A Fine Arts Program" at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 24, in Meyer Recital Hall.

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SBU alum to speak on Missouri Constitution on April 25

Southwest Baptist University's History and Political Science departments will be hosting a talk on the Missouri Constitution at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 25, in Rohrs Auditorium on the Bolivar campus.

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Apr 23
Chapel - Blaise Torrence 10:00AM More info...
Apr 24
The Casebolt Project 7:30PM More info...
Apr 25
Chapel - Audra Hibbs 10:00AM More info...
Apr 25
SBU alum to speak on Missouri Constitution-April 25 7:00PM More info...
Apr 26
The Bald Soprano-SBU Theatre 7:00PM More info...
Apr 26
Jazz Ensemble Concert 7:30PM More info...