Wayland Baptist University

Plainview, TX

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,393
Graduate Enrollment: 818
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: Southern Baptist

Campus Details

Town: Remote (in urban cluster more than 35 miles from an urbanized area)
Four-year, small, primarily residential // higher part-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 80.76%

Male/Female: 42% / 58% (2017)

First generation college students: 45.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 33.1% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.5% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Recommended
2021 Median Admit SAT: 1,014


2021 Median Admit ACT: 20


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 53.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 27.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 17.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 11.0% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 31.3%
Black: 16.8%
Hispanic: 35.8%
Asian: 2.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.6%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 4.1%
2+ races: 4.0%
Non-resident alien: 2.1%
Unknown race: 3.1%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $34,873
In-State tuition: $22,004
Out-of-State tuition: $22,004

Estimated books and supplies: $1,000 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $8,416 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $4,250 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $11,476 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $4,250 (2022)

Average Family Income: $53,856 (2017)
Median Family Income: $32,295 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 36.7%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 56.6%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $23,106 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $245 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $21,700
$30k-48k $23,498
$48k-75k $23,294
$75k-110k $25,194
$110k+ $25,786

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 14%
6-year graduation rate: 25%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 92.2% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $23,106 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $10,000 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $15,625 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $16,616 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 54.5% (2015)
@3 year 60.9% (2017)
@5 year 71.0% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 34.2% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 38.7% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $42,703 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $50,964 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 90 $408 $54,182 ($4,515)
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 4
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 2
Master's Degree Public Administration. 43 $442 $63,741 ($5,312)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 1
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 1
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 1
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 5
Bachelor's Degree Music. 4
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 33 $44,990 $305 $66,425 ($5,535)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 1
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 29
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 306 $28,022 $232 $52,285 ($4,357) $50,475 ($4,206)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 185 $456 $61,543 ($5,129) $74,053 ($6,171)
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 7
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 7
Bachelor's Degree History. 2
Master's Degree History. 6
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 46 $31,694 $294 $34,447 ($2,871) $38,336 ($3,195)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 11
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 3
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 4
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 6
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 85
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 210 $24,258 $191 $41,823 ($3,485) $52,558 ($4,380)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 5
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 7
Bachelor's Degree Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management. 1
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 14
Associate's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 2
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 37
Master's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 12
Bachelor's Degree Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology. 1
Bachelor's Degree Religious Education. 2
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 1
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 14
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 47 $466 $30,741 ($2,562)
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 6
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 71 $25,000 $256 $53,858 ($4,488) $47,490 ($3,958)
Master's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 8
Associate's Degree Human Services, General. 14
Bachelor's Degree Human Services, General. 45 $27,258 $265 $37,015 ($3,085) $39,568 ($3,297)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $48,915
Full time faculty: 100%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 9.0

School's endowment start of year: $88,726,767 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $95,013,405 (2022)