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Southwest Baptist University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$27,000 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$18,360 tuition
$6,350 on campus room & board
$1,500 books
$790 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$27,000 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$18,360 tuition
$6,350 on campus room & board
$1,500 books
$790 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$9,783 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
99% of students receive aid
50% get federal aid ($4,026 avg)
42% get state aid ($2,606 avg)
77% get institn'l aid ($9,783 avg)
66% get loans ($7,087 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.03% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.03% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $10,931 97%
Federal Grant Aid $4,026 50%
Pell Grants $4,088 46%
Other Federal Grants $419 35%
Institution Grant Aid $9,783 77%
State Grant Aid $2,606 42%
Student Loans $7,087 66%
Federal Loans $6,804 66%
Other Loans $8,315 2%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Southwest Baptist University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1600 University Ave
Bolivar, MO 65613-2596
(800) 526-5859
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $715
Out of State $715


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Julie from Springfield, MO
  • Feb-11-2014 I am a current student here

    Southwest Baptist is reasonable priced as far as schools go. There are opportunities for tuition reimbursement, scholarships, and grants.

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  • Haley from Springfield, MO
  • May-10-2013 I am a current student here

    It is pretty expensive, but you really can't put a price on the quality of community you get. Being surrounded by college-age Christians is truly a blessing, and having professors that pray before class and who are willing to pray for you as a student is priceless.

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  • Seth from BOLIVAR, MO
  • Jan-16-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Tuition starts at about $19,000, but if you have a decent GPA and ACT score, you can easily get $9,000 off. With their other scholarships, it really cuts the price down a lot.

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