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Baylor University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$48,948 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$32,574 tuition
$11,606 on campus room & board
$1,370 books and supplies
$3,398 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$48,948 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$32,574 tuition
$11,606 on campus room & board
$1,370 books and supplies
$3,398 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$16,047 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
96% of students receive aid
18% get federal aid ($4,369 avg)
23% get state aid ($2,689 avg)
94% get institn'l aid ($16,047 avg)
49% get loans ($12,579 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.38% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 6.38% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $17,392 95%
Federal Grant Aid $4,369 18%
Pell Grants $4,079 18%
Other Federal Grants $962 5%
Institution Grant Aid $16,047 94%
State Grant Aid $2,689 23%
Student Loans $12,579 49%
Federal Loans $5,930 48%
Other Loans $18,386 18%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$2,000 - $16,000 Y
$1,000 Y
$1,000 Y
$2,500 Y
$4,000 Y
$4,150 Y
$14,000 Y
$2,000 - $20,000 Y
$1,500 - $6,000 Y
$1,500 - $2,000 Y R
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: August 15
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Baylor University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Other Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
500 Speight Ave.
Waco, TX 76798
(254) 710-1011
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,357
Out of State $1,357


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Maria from Killeen, TX
  • Dec-26-2015 I am a current student here

    Baylor is very expensive, but the experience and the atmosphere makes it sooo worth it. Baylor is the only college that lets students run out onto the field before the game, which is so fun! Even though it is expensive, Baylor has so many scholarships available to students. There is also a network of alumni who have scholarships specifically for current Baylor Students.

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  • Sam from Waco, TX
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    Baylor is expensive to attend but Ito is all worth it because of the astounding academics and Christian atmosphere of the university as a whole. Also, there are a lot of scholarships Baylor offers, you just have to apply:)

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  • 3
  • BUStudent23
  • Dec-31-2014 I am a current student here

    Depending where you are from, the stores in Waco are either more expensive or cheaper than what you are used to. If you are looking to save money, H.E.B., Family Dollar, and Dollar General are your stores and they are your friends. You can find just about anything at those places. The products are of decent quality and you certainly get more bang for your buck.

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  • David from Arlington, TX
  • Dec-21-2014 I am a current student here

    To be honest, Baylor University is quite a hefty sum, a big reason why I decided to attend is the fact I got several scholarships that priced it lower than my perspective other colleges.

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