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SBU is an active academic community with many opportunities for news media coverage of stories and events. Please contact the Director of Marketing and Communications for access to expert news sources or to schedule an interview on campus.

SBU Facts and Statistics

Southwest Baptist University is a private, Christian liberal arts university with more than 100 areas of academic study on four physical campuses in southwest and south central Missouri: Bolivar, Springfield, Salem, and Mountain View, in addition to an online campus.

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Honor Roll

To be listed on the honor roll, students must carry at least 12 hours of college work at SBU and earn at least a B (3.00 GPA), with no grade below C.

Trustees List: 3.85-4.00
President's List : 3.70-3.84
Deans’ List : 3.50-3.69
Honor's List: 3.00 - 3.49

Graduate Lists

Undergraduate students will graduate with honors according to the following GPAs. In order to graduate with honors, students must have earned a minimum of 45 semester hours of credit at SBU prior to the semester of graduation.

Summa cum laude: 3.850-4.00
Magna cum laude: 3.700-3.849
Cum laude: 3.500-3.699

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