Baylor University: Ranking & Review

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Waco
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United States
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World
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1154440
Top 3%

Baylor University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate39%39%39%
Applicants37,08315,04822,035
Admissions14,4425,8898,553
Enrolled undergraduates3,3201,3381,982
Enrolled total (including graduate students)17,0597,3499,710

642 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

241 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,192
Percent of students submitting SAT scores36%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
640
Math
635

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores2,128
Percent of students submitting ACT scores64%
ACT Composite
28
ACT English
28
ACT Math
27

Admission requirements

Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsConsidered but not required
Formal demonstration of competenciesConsidered but not required
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Baylor University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$60,233$60,233
Off-campus$60,124$60,124
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,163 and other expenses per full academic year.

Baylor University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 5,380 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$39,610$39,610
Fees for full-time undergraduates$4,180$4,180
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,650$1,650
Tuition for Full-time graduates$29,700$29,700
Fees for full-time graduates$3,132$3,132
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$1,650$1,650

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services9082991,207
Health Professions and Related Programs45911253624
Biological and Biomedical Sciences33685349
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs22011231
Engineering158213182
Education136403179
Social Sciences15758170
Psychology1163710163
Legal Professions and Studies144144
Visual and Performing Arts9834132
Public Administration and Social Service Professions40702112
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies9117108
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies75253103
Theology and Religious Vocations169777
Physical Sciences44141270
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences62365
English Language and Literature & Letters4541059
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services3219253
Philosophy and Religious Studies3251552
Mathematics and Statistics2410943
History264131
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics26430
Natural Resources and Conservation253230
Transportation and Materials Moving1111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities44
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies11
Grand Total3,1278142894,230

A total of 3,127 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Baylor University.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,103 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate77%74%78%
  • Full-time retention rate - 90%
  • Part-time retention rate - 57%

General info

Founded1845
MottoPro Ecclesia, Pro Texana
For Church, For Texas
Religious affiliationBaptist
Colorsgreen, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,962
Instructional FTE1,172
Research FTE13
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.baylor.edu
Address500 Speight Avenue
Waco, Texas, 76798
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population125,000
Phone2547101011
Fax+1 (254) 710 3557

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