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Baylor University simply known as Baylor is a private not-for-profit Baptist Christian University located in Waco, Texas. The university campus was started in 1846 with very few students.
BU is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas and one of the first educational institutions west of the Mississippi River in the United States. In the year 1886, this university consolidated with Waco university to form Baylor University at Waco, from that day the university has expanded its area into 10000-acres.
The mission of Baylor University is simple and focuses on educating men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.
BU offers a wide range of degree programs to choose from which includes programs in Biology, Marketing, Business Administration, Mechanical Engineering, Financial, Accounting, and related services, Journalism, Biochemistry, Social Work, Computer Science, Mathematics, History, Chemistry, Physics, Insurance and many more.
The university programs are accredited and is nationally recognized by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Presently, there are 17,217 students enrolled in different programs offered by the university. They also hold highly trained and expert faculty to help the students. The student-faculty ratio is 15:1 which means there is one faculty present for every 15 students.
University always strives to provide education for all types of people without any discrimination and distance education program is one of the steps they took by keeping that in mind. Through their online education, the candidate experiences the very best education he/she could get through online from an elite university.
All the students who are registered for the distance education will be offered with the resources that regional college students get.
Freshmen in online education need to attend the college orientation program which gives a brief description of how this online education works.
The University has synchronous and asynchronous so that students can choose between fully online and half on campus and half online.
Since Baylor University is a very old and well-renowned university, they have done great work in educating leaders of tomorrow. The institute has earned many awards and rankings which are as follows-
#79 in National Universities
#48 in Best College for Veterans
#20 in Best Undergraduate Teaching
#75 in Best Value School
#42 in Most Innovative School
#297 in Top Performers on Social Mobility
#8 in Entrepreneurship, and more
Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.
Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.
1190 - 1370
26 - 31
High School GPA
Accept Common App
Baylor University is a very selective university, they are very strict in choosing their students. The university follows a certain procedure for selecting a student.
It is also important that they have to fulfill a few academic requirements to get into the institution.
Process for Admissions-
Explore programs and catalog.
Submit any required Test Scores.
The applicants applying for the Baylor University must have the SAT of 1190-1370 and ACT between 26-31, applicants having these scores range have more chances of getting selected. The deadline for applying is February 1st.
Phone - 1-800-BAYLOR-U option 1-1 or (254) 710-3435
Fax - (254) 710-3436
Office Hours -
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (CST)
Email - Admissions@Baylor.edu
Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.
Average Annual Cost
Books And Supplies
Room And Board
The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.
Budget For Other Expenses
Total One Year Cost
The cost of studying at Baylor University is high and paying for the college now is not that hard or devastating.
The university tries to keep the fee affordable but it is an expensive university as compared to other universities and also the fee differs depending on the program the student is opting for.
The average annual cost to attend the University is $41,194 while the net price comes to $35,158. In addition to this, the cost for books and supplies and other fees is $1,230 and $4,348 respectively. The other costs include room and board of $12,595 and the budget for other expenses of $3,160.
The total one year cost to attend the university is $62,527.
Highest Degree Offered
The highest degree offered by the Institution.
Full-Time Retention Rate
Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.
Part-Time Retention Rate
Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.
Research Funding per Student
Evening Degree Programs
Registered Nursing, Administration,...
Accounting and Related Services
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs
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Finance and Financial Management Se...
Management Information Systems and...
Communication and Media Studies
Entrepreneurial and Small Business...
Political Science and Government
Communication Disorders Sciences an...
Health and Physical Education/Fitne...
Teacher Education and Professional...
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...
Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...
Specialized Sales, Merchandising an...
Neurobiology and Neurosciences
Electrical, Electronics and Communi...
International Relations and Nationa...
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...
English Language and Literature, Ge...
Human Development, Family Studies,...
General Sales, Merchandising and Re...
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft
Human Resources Management and Serv...
Natural Resources Conservation and...
Fine and Studio Arts
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...
Romance Languages, Literatures, and...
Design and Applied Arts
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...
Business, Management, Marketing, an...
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and...
Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...
Special Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...
Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Lan...
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Classics and Classical Languages, L...
Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...
Computer and Information Sciences,...
Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS
ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER
Two or more races
Non Resident alien
American Indian/Alaska native
0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander
Out Of State
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$73,627 per year
The students can reside on campus and 99% of Freshman Live On-Campus.
On Campus Housing Available
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
Freshmen Live on Campus
Undergrads in College Housing
Averege Housing Cost
The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around
Meal Plan Available
Average Meal Plan Available
Division Sports Nickname
green and gold
Varsity Athletics Association
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Big Twelve Conference
Total Male Athletes
Total Female Athletes
Sports Team (Men)
Track and Field
Sports Team (Women)
24-Hour Security Patrol
Campus Emergency Phones
24-Hour Escort Safety rides
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $12,992 per year. The average meal plan at BU costs around $5,675 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. There are around 40% male and 60% female students enrolled at the university.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Median Total Debt After Graduation
The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.
Typical Monthly Loan Payment
The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.
$200 - 280
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and started their studies
Out of 7,811 students
10% Still Enrolled
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Students Receiving State Aid
Students Receiving Institutional Grants
Aid awarded based on the family income.
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
SFA is the team assigned to devote their work to help parents as well as students to help in the financial aid matters. As the university is very expensive it tries to help their students to pay for university. The college in collaboration with the federal system tries its best to decrease their financial burden by providing scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study. The average financial aid students receive is $25,467 which help them to pay for their education.
The students who are looking for financial aid need to fill Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA). This form helps in knowing the eligibility of the student applying for the financial assistance.
The Baylor University FAFSA Code is 003545.
Some of the Aids given for University are mentioned below
Federal Aid comprises of Pell Grant, SEOG, Direct Plus Loan, Direct Graduate PLus, Subsidized Loan, Unsubsidized Loan, and federal work-study.
State Aid comes in form of Tuition Equalization Grant (TEG), Baptist Scholarships, Student Foundation Scholarships and many more.
Institutional Aid is International Student Aid, Committee Scholarships, and Boro Scholarships.
Military Aid includes the 9/11 bill and the Yellow Ribbon Program.