Baylor University

Waco, TX, USA
4.07 Average Rating

Founded in 1845 by the Baptist General Convention of Texas, Baylor University is a 4-year Christian institution and the oldest continuously-operating university in Texas. Baylor offers bachelor’s degrees in 128 academic fields of study. As a Christian university, Baylor holds chapel services twice every week. Throughout the year, Baylor Student Productions programs a number of all-campus shows such as the All-University Sing and StompFest.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Baptist
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
65%
Out of State Students
32%
0
100
52%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 29
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1277
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 1, 2019 February 1, 2020
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2019 May 1, 2020
Fall Regular Decision February 1, 2020 May 1, 2020
Other May 15, 2020
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
17,217
Total Number of Undergrads
14,188
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
60%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
77%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$37,745
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$47,364
Out-of-State Tuition
$47,364
0
100
66%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%
Average Aid Per Year
$21,350
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
40%
60%
Student Organizations
351
Size of Town
City: Midsize
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Dallas
Houston
Waco
Austin
San Antonio
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$51,600
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What Students Are Saying

4.07 Average Rating
The atmosphere of Baylor is very relaxing. The people on campus are really friendly. It is easy to make friends on a campus this size.
Chalice from Pflugerville, TX
Baylor is AWESOME. The administration and faculty are always willing to help, and they connect with students on such a personal and individual level. The gorgeous campus, friendly, Christian atmosphere, and stellar academics have truly made Baylor my home.
Sarah from Spring, TX

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