Williams Baptist University

60 W Fulbright Avenue Walnut Ridge, AR 72476 | Private University | Established 1941

About us

About Us

Williams Baptist University is a leading four-year Christian liberal arts institution. Situated on a 200-acre campus in northeast Arkansas, WBU offers students a learning experience that will guide them to launch a life with purpose.

With more than 25 majors, pre-professional programs and graduate degrees, WBU prepares students for a wide array of career options. WBU is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission and by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. 

WBU has a total enrollment of about 600 students, with most residing on-campus. The student-teacher ratio of 14:1 enables us to deliver personalized instruction in a warm, Christ-centered environment. 

The university is owned and operated by the Arkansas Baptist State Convention.

Our Mission

To provide an excellent, holistically Christian, liberal arts education, while compassionately shaping students’ lives.

Our Vision

To produce exceptional graduates prepared to competently engage local and global cultures through a Christ-centered worldview.

Our Core Values

As a part of our guiding principles, Williams prioritizes the following Core Values for its students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni. 

  • Christ-Centered Focus
  • Academic Excellence
  • Spiritual Formation
  • Nurturing Community
  • Servant Leadership


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