b'FF FASTFACTSCONTACTSOUTHWEST BAPTIST UNIVERSITYAddress: 1600 University AvenueBolivar, MO 65613SBUniv.edu because Im inAdmissions phone: 800.526.5859Financial Aid phone: 417.328.1810OVERVIEW an environment whereInstitutional control: PrivateSchool type: Four-year, liberal arts Your Future Powered By PurposeAcademic calendar: SemestersReligious affiliation: Southern Baptist Southwest Baptist University is a Christ- At SBU there are many opportunities to grow School size: 1,100 undergraduate students centered, caring academic communityas a Christian while exploring interests on and Average class size: 20 preparing students to be servant-leaders in aoff campus. Many students go on mission trips, Student-faculty ratio: 12:1global society. study abroad, travel to academic contests and Four-year graduation rate: 35%Freshman retention rate: 64% sporting events, go on musical tours, attend Number of registered organizations: 45+ SBU professors bring learning and faithcampus Bible studies and chapel services, or together to give students a liberal artsserve in the local community.COSTS AND AID (2022-23) education that offers more than just prepa- SBU students also participate in severalboth academically Undergraduate in-state tuition ration for a career. Students are intellectually (academic year): $25,990engaged through faith-inspired academicacademic and extracurricular organizations Undergraduate out-of-state tuition and campus life programs to equip Bearcatsincluding: Enactus, Fellowship of Christianand spiritually.(academic year): $25,990 for a lifetime of success. Athletes, forensics, intramural sports, per-Room and board (academic year): $8,290Average additional fees: $980 forming groups, Student Association, and Scholarships: Yes SBU has been recognized for being one ofthe University Activities Council.Grants: Yes Americas 100 Best College Buys since 1995 Loans: Yes and one of Americas Best Christian CollegesHANNAH LAWSAverage institutional aid package: $29,000+Students receiving aid: 99%since 1996. SBUs financial aid program hasComputer Science and Math Work-Study: Yes been recognized as one of Americas BestDISTINCTIVECo-ops/Internships: Yes College Scholarships for six consecutive years. DP major from Hannibal, Mo.PROGRAMSADMISSION Academic offerings include associate, bach-Average GPA: 3.59 elors, masters and doctoral degrees in moreIntercultural StudiesAverage ACT score: 22 than 80 areas of study, including pre-Average SAT score: 1097 professional programs, business and nursingCybersecurityEssay required: No as well as liberal arts majors. Social WorkInterview required: No Application deadline: Rolling About 2,700 students, including about 600NursingApplication fee: $30 graduate students, attend classes at SBUPre-Healthonitsfourcampuses.Morethan1,100TOP 5 undergraduate students attend classes atT5 theBolivarcampuswithmorethan1,000 MAJORS undergraduatestudentstakingclasses at the other SBU campuses and through du-Exercise Science al-credit courses. Biology SBUstudentsarefreetoexpressChristian Elementary Education faith and values in the classroom, where they Computer Science are challenged to pursue academic excellence. Psychology Students deepen their faith by living, studying,SBUniv.edu UNDERGRADUATEGRADUATEON-CAMPUSONLINEpraying and playing with students from all 90 walks of life and at all stages in their spiritual SBUniv.edu journeys.'