Baylor University: Ranking & Review

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Waco Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 154 441
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

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

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

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 Services 908 299 1,207
Health Professions and Related Programs 459 112 53 624
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 336 8 5 349
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 220 11 231
Engineering 158 21 3 182
Education 136 40 3 179
Social Sciences 157 5 8 170
Psychology 116 37 10 163
Legal Professions and Studies 144 144
Visual and Performing Arts 98 34 132
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 40 70 2 112
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 91 17 108
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 75 25 3 103
Theology and Religious Vocations 1 69 7 77
Physical Sciences 44 14 12 70
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 62 3 65
English Language and Literature & Letters 45 4 10 59
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 32 19 2 53
Philosophy and Religious Studies 32 5 15 52
Mathematics and Statistics 24 10 9 43
History 26 4 1 31
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 26 4 30
Natural Resources and Conservation 25 3 2 30
Transportation and Materials Moving 11 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 4 4
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1 1
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 population50,000 - 250,000
Phone2547101011
Fax+1 (254) 710 3557

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