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Bolivar Campus

Welcome to Southwest Baptist University! Be a part of a Christ-centered, caring environment as you succeed academically and grow spiritually. You’ll find our Bolivar campus is the perfect place to discover your passions while being supported by faculty and staff.
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Welcome to SBU Bolivar!

Start the next step of your life as a member of a supportive, Christ-centered academic community in the heart of Southwest Missouri. This bustling campus offers you countless connection points such as club activities, community service, intramural sports, mission trips, and student leadership. Living in the residence halls offers an environment where you can study effectively while experiencing a fun and vibrant campus community.  

Our admissions team can answer any questions you might have and help you coordinate a visit to campus. 

SBU Bolivar at a Glimpse

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100+ Academic Programs

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11:1 Student-to-Faculty Ratio

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18 Varsity Sports

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35 Campus Clubs and Organizations

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Choose Your Application Experience

Visit Bolivar Campus

Take the next step in your college search by scheduling a campus visit. How you visit Bolivar is up to you - take a personal tour tailored to your interests or sign up for a large group visit day.
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Explore Academic Programs

With more than 100 areas of study and an average class size of 20 students, join us on your academic journey and surprise yourself with how much you can learn. 

Explore Academics

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Get to Know Bolivar Campus Life

Fun is a big deal at SBU. We're ready to help you find your path as you build your community of friends, faculty and staff.

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Learn More About Financial Aid

One hundred percent of our undergraduate students receive financial aid. Find out how you can access financial resources and set your career in motion.

Financial Aid

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Savannah Garrison
"I came to Fall Preview Day and I loved it. I knew this is where God had asked me to be, and I just loved the Christian atmosphere and everything. So it made me so excited to be here."
Savannah Garrison
Nursing major from Springfield, Mo.


Want a sneak peek of our Bolivar Campus?


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What questions do you have? Let's connect you with an admissions counselor. 

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The admissions team is passionate about making sure everyone receives the information they need to be successful and feel supported. We encourage you to reach out with any questions!


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