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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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Two SBU students to be crowned Mr. and Miss Southwest

Southwest Baptist University continues the tradition of honoring one male and one female student each year at the annual Mr. and Miss Southwest Pageant, which takes place this year at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 2, in Pike Auditorium on the SBU campus.

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Langford recognized with Honors Program brunch

Dr. Allison Langford, associate provost for teaching and learning at Southwest Baptist University, recently was honored with a brunch recognizing her immeasurable contribution to the Gordon and Judy Dutile Honors Program at SBU.

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Feb 25
Bolivar Live On Stage -"Duo Baldo" Piano Concert 3:00PM More info...
Feb 26
Chapel - Amena Brown 10:00AM More info...
Feb 26
Tax Night for Domestic Students 5:00PM More info...
Feb 27
Movie in the Pool 7:00PM More info...
Feb 28
Chapel - Daniel Ogunyemi 10:00AM More info...
Mar 2
Bearcat Days 2:30PM More info...