Wayland Baptist Founded in 1908 by a pioneer physician committed to the value of education, Wayland continues to pioneer new standards in higher learning, serving as a leader among the nation’s Christian colleges and universities. Wayland offers more than 65 programs of study, grounded in the liberal arts and led by expert, mentoring faculty. Wayland Baptist University is affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. Wayland Baptist University exists to educate students in an academically challenging, learning-focused and distinctively Christian environment for professional success and service to God and humankind. Wayland’s home campus in Plainview, Texas, a city of about 23,000, is located on the High Plains of West Texas between Lubbock and Amarillo. Wayland also operates campuses in Lubbock, Amarillo, Wichita Falls and San Antonio, Texas; Altus, Okla.; Clovis and Albuquerque, N.M.; Phoenix and Sierra Vista, Ariz.; Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska; and Mililani, Hawaii. The university also offers a full degree program in Kenya, Africa, and extensive programs online. Wayland Baptist University is dedicated to providing an innovative education informed by a Christian worldview. Our commitment to a transformative environment of faith and learning is affirmed in our University’s Mission and Core Values. These statements of purpose define us, and they shape the growth of every Wayland student. Wayland Baptist University exists to educate students in an academically challenging, learning-focused and distinctively Christian environment for professional success and service to God and humankind. Wayland Baptist University will be an environmentally responsible, international multi-campus system offering innovative, academically challenging, and distinctively Christian undergraduate and graduate education through multiple delivery systems to military and civilian students around the world. Core Values Commitment to Student Learning, Christian Distinctiveness and Baptist Heritage, Integrity, Diversity, Trust, and Respect, Excellence, Innovation, and Adaptability, Service to Our Communities, Personal, Professional, and Spiritual Development. Wayland Baptist University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award degrees and certificates at the associate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels.