Southwest Baptist University

Bolivar, Missouri

Overview

Address1600 University Ave
School Websitewww.sbuniv.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Southwest Baptist University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Bolivar, Missouri that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 2,064 students applied to Southwest Baptist University. Of those students, 1,453 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Southwest Baptist University was $23,100, in addition to fees of $978. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Southwest Baptist University.

Southwest Baptist University has a 47% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Southwest Baptist University acceptance rate is 70%. To put this into perspective, 1,453 of the 2,064 students who applied to Southwest Baptist University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Southwest Baptist University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Southwest Baptist University had an SAT score between the range of 990 and 1,213. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Southwest Baptist University was between 18 and 25 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Southwest Baptist University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Southwest Baptist University, the tuition for in-state residents is $23,100. Combined with fees of $978, room and board costs of $7,720, other expenses of $2,000 and the $1,500 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $35,298.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $24,078 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Southwest Baptist University to $35,298 for out-of-state students.

Students at Southwest Baptist University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Southwest Baptist University was $4,913 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 55%.

Southwest Baptist University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio12:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Southwest Baptist University.

Southwest Baptist University has a good gender split, with 64% of undergraduates being female and 36% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Missouri residents; in fact, 68% of all students reside in Missouri. However, 24% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Southwest Baptist University is 12:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Southwest Baptist University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 38% students enroll at Southwest Baptist University part-time; the other 2,074 students enrolled full-time.

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