Wayland Baptist University

Plainview, TX 79072
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Wayland Baptist University is one of the sixty-three private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Texas. The campus is located in Plainview town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 4,847 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 297 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 125 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 42%). Every year 20% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Wayland Baptist University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $17,250, and fees were $1,260. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $17,250 and $1,260 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students4,847
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Southern Baptist
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate42%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 2
Master's degree 0 1
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 74%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1956 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
10/01/2009 - Current

Admission

99%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT910 to 1060
ACT17 to 23
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $35
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$605/credit
In State Students$605/credit
Out of State Students$605/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$625/credit
In State Students$625/credit
Out of State Students$625/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $27,225 $27,225 $27,225
ADN 70 $42,350 $42,350 $42,350
BSN 125 $75,625 $75,625 $75,625
FNP 50 $31,250 $31,250 $31,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 92% of Wayland Baptist University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 56% $4,166
Other Federal Grant 28% $1,053
State Grant & Scholarships 49% $3,791
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 81% $4,408
Federal Student Loans 72% $7,002
Private Loans 7% $11,690

$18,693

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$17,463
$30,001 to $48,000$17,493
$48,001 to $75,000$19,349
$75,001 to $110,000$21,677
Over $110,000$24,385

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Student Population

3,561

Undergrads

1,286

Graduates

2,466

Women

2,381

Men

22%

Full-time

78%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
40%
Hispanic
29%
Black/African American
18%
Two or more races
5%
Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Asian
2%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
1%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.

Wayland Baptist University
1900 W 7th St.
Plainview, TX 79072
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