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Southwest Baptist University

Bolivar, Missouri

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Southwest Baptist University

Private 4 Year

About Southwest Baptist University

Southwest Baptist University (SBU) is a private institute of higher education affiliated with the Missouri Baptist Convention, which is part of the Southern Baptist Convention. In 2003 there were approximately 3,600 students attending at one of SBU's four Missouri campuses, located in the towns of Bolivar, Mountain View, Salem and Springfield.


Located in Bolivar, Missouri.

1600 University Ave, Bolivar, MO, 65613-2596, Polk County

Southwest Baptist University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2022 Best Colleges in America

#1054 of 6828

2022 Best Colleges in Missouri

#25 of 174

2022 Top Religious Colleges in Missouri

#9 of 30

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at Southwest Baptist University is Medical followed by Education, Business Management, Psychology and Biomedical.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Southwest Baptist University within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 6 years

Notable Alumni