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Southwest Baptist University

Southwest Baptist University is a Private, 4 Years+ school located in Bolivar, MO. The 2019 average net price at Southwest Baptist University is $17,765. Acceptance rate is 70.40%. The school has a total enrollment of 3,357.

Mission Statement



Logo of Southwest Baptist University
Location: Bolivar, MO
Student Body: 3,357
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Private
Campus Type: Rural
Web Site: www.sbuniv.edu
Acceptance Rate: 70.40%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 70.40%
  • Application Deadline: April 1, 2021
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $30
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
Tuition: $23,100
Grad Tuition: $5,023
Room and Board: $7,720
Books and Supplies: $1,500
Other Fees: $910
Average Net Price: $17,765
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 453
  • Men / Women Ratio: 188 / 265
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 500 - 610
  • Median SAT Math Range: 490 - 603
  • Median ACT Range: 18 - 25
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6.5
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 4
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Recommended
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Health Professions: 35%
  • Education: 26%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 10%
  • Psychology: 4%
  • Parks, Leisure Studues: 4%

Academic Programs

Southwest Baptist University offers 72 Total Programs in Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Health Professions. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
Explore All Programs
Associate's Degree ProgramsSouthwest Baptist University offers 7 Associate's Degree Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Education
Health Professions
  • Emergency Medical Technology, Technician (Emt Paramedic) Degree
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other Degree
  • Radiologic Technology, Science - Radiographer Degree
  • Registered Nursing, Registered Nurse Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsSouthwest Baptist University offers 49 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks, Leisure Studues
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
  • Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Administration Degree
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Theology
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsSouthwest Baptist University offers 7 Master's Degree Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Business Administration and Management, General Degree
Education
  • Education, General Degree
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Superintendency and Educational System Administration Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Health Professions
Doctorate Degree ProgramsSouthwest Baptist University offers 3 Doctorate Degree Programs
Education
Health Professions
Certificate ProgramsSouthwest Baptist University offers 1 Certificate Programs
Education
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 45%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 47%
  • 1st Year Retention: 64%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $37,600
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 3,357
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 71%
  • Unknown: 19%
  • Black Students: 4%
  • Hispanic Students: 2%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: 1%
  • Asian Students: 1%
  • Non-resident, alien: 1%
  • Two or more races: 1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%