Williams Baptist University

About Williams Baptist University

Founded in 1941, the 180-acre campus is in the fertile flatlands between the Ozark Mountains and Crowley’s Ridge. Williams Baptist University has an enrollment of approximately 600 students and is affiliated with the Arkansas Baptist State Convention.

WBU’s largest degree programs include religion, education, business, psychology, and biology. In keeping with its denominational heritage and mission, WBU requires students to complete two Bible survey courses and to attend a weekly chapel service.

With 25 baccalaureate majors, Williams Baptist University made it to the top tier of the U.S. News & World Report rankings in 2010.

Walnut Ridge, Arkansas

Year Founded

In 1946, when the college’s principal building burned, the school moved to the decommissioned Walnut Ridge Army Flying School.

More than 400 students live on campus!