Southwest Baptist University

Men's D2 Coach: Clark Sheehy
4 / 10
2,664 Undergrads / 3,357 Students
5 / 10
$18,344 Net Price
3 / 10
71% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Great Lakes (GLVC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Town: Distant

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
12 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
33% / 43%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
Southern Baptist
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Where Grads Live
  • United States
  • Springfield Missouri Area
  • Greater St. Louis Area
  • Kansas City Missouri Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Columbia Missouri Area
  • Joplin Missouri Area
  • Fayetteville Arkansas Area
  • Tulsa Oklahoma Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater Nashville Area TN
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Wichita Kansas Area
Where Grads Work
  • Southwest Baptist University
  • Mercy
  • CoxHealth
  • Duck Creek Technologies
  • Walmart
  • Citizens Memorial
  • Cerner Corporation
  • Ozarks Technical Community College
  • Rockwood School District
  • Cox Health Systems
  • First Baptist Church
  • Jack Henry & Associates
  • State of Missouri- Office of Administration
  • BKD CPAs & Advisors
  • Shelter Insurance Companies
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Business Development
  • Healthcare Services
  • Community and Social Services
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Administrative
  • Information Technology
  • Finance
  • Support
  • Arts and Design
  • Media and Communication
  • Engineering
  • Human Resources
  • Accounting
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Critical Reading
430 - 550
450 - 565
880 - 1115
18 - 25
17 - 25
19 - 25

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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Applicants 2,090 761 1,329
% Admitted 71% 72% 70%
% Admits That Enroll 31% 32% 30%
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Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Education (20%)
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (20%)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (15%)
Business (12%)
Elementary Education and Teaching (11%)
Business Administration and Management, General (8%)
Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (7%)
Psychology, General (6%)
Psychology (6%)
Kinesiology and Exercise Science (6%)
Theology (4%)
Computer & Information Sciences (4%)
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other (4%)
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other (3%)
Communication & Journalism (3%)
Social Work (3%)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General (3%)
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Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

On Campus
Tuition & Fees$24,578
Books & Supplies$1,500
Cost of Living$7,820
Personal Expenses$2,000
Sticker Price$35,898

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

99% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship95%$16,400
Federal Grants48%$4,824
Pell Grants48%$4,501
Other Federal25%$696
State & Local Grants42%$2,571
Institutional Grants78%$15,745
Student Loans69%$6,844
Federal Loans68%$6,399
Other Loans4%$8,279

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

Total Amount
Per Student
Financial Assets $27.9 Million $8,304

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $21,735.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $14,000 $231

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 8.2%

Avg. rate for colleges with basketball is 5.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,552 students.


Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $33,700

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


How long until this college investment pays off: 7.22 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 33% of students graduate on time.

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Campus Safety
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape - -
Fondling - -
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery - -
Aggravated Assault - -
Burglary 5 3
Motor Vehicle Theft 1 1
Arson - -

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Single program-Education
Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in
Size and SettingFour-year, small, primarily residential

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