39%

Acceptance Rate

$25,467

Avg.Financial Aid

003545

FAFSA Code

About Baylor University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

17,217

Website

www.baylor.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Baptist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

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.

Baylor University Accreditation

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.

Online Education at Baylor University

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.

Location & Contact

Address

1311 S 5th St, Waco, TX 76706, United States

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2547101011
Fax: N/A
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Rankings

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

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

2021-02-01

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

39%

SAT Range

1190 - 1370

ACT Range

26 - 31

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

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-

  1. Explore programs and catalog.

  2. Mark Deadline.

  3. Submit application.

  4. Submit any required Test Scores.

  5. Send Transcripts.

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.

Baylor University Admissions Office

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

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$35,158

Average Annual Cost

$41,194

Books And Supplies

$1,230

Other Fees

$4,348

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$12,595

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,160

Total One Year Cost

$62,527

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.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

15:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

89%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

50%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$1,780

Faculty Overview

58%

Male Professors

42%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Biology, General

224 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

208 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

189 Graduates

Marketing

152 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

150 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

144 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

141 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

126 Graduates

Psychology, General

122 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

99 Graduates

Journalism

90 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

88 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

84 Graduates

Political Science and Government

80 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

76 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

75 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

74 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

69 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

68 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

66 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

61 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

53 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

51 Graduates

Specialized Sales, Merchandising an...

51 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

50 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

47 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

43 Graduates

Social Work

40 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

38 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

33 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

33 Graduates

Computer Science

32 Graduates

General Sales, Merchandising and Re...

31 Graduates

Real Estate

31 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

29 Graduates

Mathematics

29 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

29 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

28 Graduates

Music

28 Graduates

History

27 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

27 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

26 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

26 Graduates

Chemistry

25 Graduates

Sociology

24 Graduates

Anthropology

21 Graduates

International Business

19 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

18 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

17 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

15 Graduates

Public Health

14 Graduates

Engineering, General

12 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

12 Graduates

Air Transportation

11 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

11 Graduates

Business, Management, Marketing, an...

11 Graduates

Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and...

9 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

9 Graduates

Philosophy

8 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

7 Graduates

Insurance

6 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

6 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

5 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

3 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

3 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

3 Graduates

Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Lan...

3 Graduates

Physics

3 Graduates

Statistics

3 Graduates

Astronomy and Astrophysics

2 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

2 Graduates

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

2 Graduates

Area Studies

1 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

1 Graduates

Religious/Sacred Music

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

14,188

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

18%

Full-time

99%

Part-time

1%

Students Gender

Male

40%

US National: 44%

Female

60%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

63% White

0% Unknown

6% Black

16% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

7% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

35%

Out Of State

62%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$73,627 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 99% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

99%

Undergrads in College Housing

35%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,920/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,675/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,675/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bears

School Colors

green and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Big Twelve Conference

Total Male Athletes

239

Total Female Athletes

297

Intramural Sports

26

Sports Club

12

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Equestrian

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Acrobatics

Tumbling

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

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.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$42,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$51,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$19,276

$27,000

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

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

96%

Average Aid Per Year

$25,467

Students Receiving Federal Grants

22%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,810

Students Receiving State Aid

18%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,774

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

96%

Average Aid Per Year

$23,714

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$36,399

$30K - $48K

$34,732

$48K - $75K

$32,434

$75K - $110K

$27,991

> $110K

$19,903

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$4,045,766

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$88,623,694

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.

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