Southwest Baptist University

Bolivar, MO
Christian college

Questions and Answers

Alisabeth L.
2 months ago
Does Southwest Baptist University allow students to stack third party scholarships to help pay for tuition?
Southwest Baptist University
Yes! SBU accepts most outside scholarships andwe do not have out-of-state tuition!
Kelie H.
3 months ago
What housing options are available to student athletes?
Southwest Baptist University
SBU offers 4 different housing styles. We have two suite style dorms, which means there is one bathroom between each room, so 4 girls to one bathroom. Our community-style dorm allows for 1 big bathroom on each floor. Hotel-style rooms include one bathroom in each room, set up much like a hotel. Lastly, we have on-campus apartments for upperclassmen.
McKinley S.
3 months ago
Does Southwest Baptist University have a speech pathology major?
Southwest Baptist University
Great question! Unfortunately SBU does not have a program for Speech Pathology. However, I graduated from SBU and am currently attending graduate school online to become a speech pathologist! Feel free to email me for more information - :)
Alisabeth L.
6 months ago
Where can I find the graduate programs that Southwest Baptist University offers?
Southwest Baptist University
Alisabeth L.
6 months ago
What are the best ways to get the most out of my college experience?
Southwest Baptist University
There are lots of ways to enjoy college, receive the most financial aid, and grow spiritually, socially, academically, and so much more! My advice is to get out of your comfort zone and meet as many people as possible your first week on campus. Get involved in all the clubs, organizations, and activities to meet new people and learn as much as possible.
Sophie A.
6 months ago
How does Southwest Baptist University support gender diversity?
Southwest Baptist University
This institution does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status in employment, admission, access to, or treatment in, its programs and activities, except to the extent permitted by religious exemptions recognized by law.

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
12 to 1
Less Selective (70% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

71% White
3% Black
2% Hispanic
1% Asian
1% Multiracial
1% Native
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Senior Software Engineer108k
Financial Controller73k
Physical Therapist (PT)65k
Academic Advisor45k
Youth Pastor36k
Graphic Designer36k
Based on 987 student responses
43.2kAvg. Early Career Pay
72.4kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
49%in High-Meaning careers
4%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$24,520 / year
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