Wayland Baptist University Graduate Schools

Wayland Baptist University (referred to as Wayland Baptist) is a Private, 4 years school located in Plainview, TX. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Wayland Baptist University is $15,232 in average. The school has 1,047 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,062 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Wayland Baptist University (referred to as Wayland Baptist) is a Private, 4 years school located in Plainview, TX. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1956 - Current).
Wayland Baptist Directory Information
School NameWayland Baptist University (Wayland Baptist)
Address1900 W. 7th Street, Plainview, TX 79072
Phone806-291-1000
Webhttps://www.wbu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://apply.wbu.edu
Financial Infohttps://www.wbu.edu/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Wayland Baptist University is $15,232 in average. The school has 1,047 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,062 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 68 graduate programs through Master's and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 31 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$15,232
Student Population1,047
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs68 graduate programs
(31 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio9 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Wayland Baptist University is $15,232 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $772.
Wayland Baptist University offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
Wayland Baptist University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)31 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Wayland Baptist University is $15,232. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.55% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$11,250$1,200
2018-2019$11,520$1,210
2019-2020$13,104$1,218
2020-2021$13,482$1,228
2021-2022$13,896$1,336
The graduate school tuition & fees of Wayland Baptist is average compared to private graduate schools in Texas. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Texas graduate tuition is $17,770 (public) / $17,981 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Wayland Baptist University$15,232
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Texas Graduate Schools$13,300$17,743
Public$8,155$17,770
Private$17,981
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $12,666 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Wayland Baptist University. On-campus living costs are decreased by -2.75% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,726. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.08% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$7,296$4,256$11,000$4,256
2018-2019$7,992$4,256$11,000$4,256
2019-2020$8,342$4,256$11,000$4,256
2020-2021$8,768$4,256$11,000$4,256
2021-2022$8,416$4,250$11,476$4,250
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $772 at Wayland Baptist University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.07% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$625
2018-2019$640
2019-2020$728
2020-2021$749
2021-2022$772

Graduate Programs at Wayland Baptist

Wayland Baptist University offers 20 graduate programs for Master's and Doctorate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 408 students have completed their study at Wayland Baptist University.
Offered Degrees at Wayland Baptist University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree1915401
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship117
Total2016408
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Wayland Baptist University by award level.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 198 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Business Administration and Management program with 7 completers.
Wayland Baptist University offers 20 programs through Master's and Doctorate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 408 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 401 students have earned/completed Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (6 completers) 67 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction47-
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)8-
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement3-
Special Education and Teaching (other)0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services1-
Elementary Education and Teaching8-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
English Language and Literature [+] (1 completers) 5 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] (1 completers) 2 completers-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies2-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] (1 completers) 25 completers-
Christian Studies25-
Psychology [+] 38 completers-
Clinical Psychology2-
Counseling Psychology36-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 15 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration15-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 59 completers-
Public Administration59-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 5 completers-
5-
Business [+] (2 completers) 176 completers-
Business Administration and Management160$57,000
Project Management12-
Organizational Leadership4-
History [+] 9 completers-
History9-
Total401
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business [+] 7 completers-
Business Administration and Management7-
Total7

Graduate Student Population at Wayland Baptist

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,047 students enrolled into Wayland Baptist University graduate schools where it has total 4,062 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 450 full-time and 597 part-time graduate students. By gender, 476 male and 571 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,047476571
Full-time450205245
Part-tme597271326
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 378 White (36.10%), 235 Black/African American (22.45%), 307 Hispanic (29.32%), 27 Asian (2.58%), and 100 students with other races. 11 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,047476571
American Indian/Native American523
Asian271710
Black/African American235120115
Hispanic307116191
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander22139
White378172206
Two More471928
Un-Known15114
Non-resident Alien1165
Wayland Baptist University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 644 graduate students (61.51% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 302 graduate students (28.84% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,047
Enrolled Online Exclusively644
Enrolled Some Online Courses302
Not in Online Courses101
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Wayland Baptist University. 57 students are aged 20 to 24 (5.44% of total students), 210 students are aged above 50 (20.06%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Wayland Baptist University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,047476571
Age 22-24571641
Age 25-291253491
Age 30-341296663
Age 35-391787999
Age 40-49348167181
Age 50-6420010793
Over 641073

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