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Baylor University

United States of America

365th US-News World Ranking

Founded in 1845, Baylor University is the oldest continually operating university in Texas, as well as the largest Baptist institution of higher learning in the world. It’s a vast private research university based in metro Waco on a 1,000 acre campus on the Brazos River, Baylor.

The university comprises of 11 schools and colleges: College of Arts and Sciences; School of Social Work; George W. Truett Theological Seminary; Graduate School; School of Business; Honors College; Law School; School of Nursing; School of Music; College of Health and Human Sciences; School of Education and School of Engineering and computer Science. It offers 142 baccalaureate programs though nearly 1/4th choose business, marketing and management. Over 5,000 courses are offered by The College of Arts and Sciences alone. The university follows a semester based academic calendar.

Baylor University has a student population of more than 16,000 of which over 14,000 is the undergraduate population. The university has a student to faculty ratio of 15:1 and the acceptance rate of 44%. More than 90% of the students at Baylor receive financial aid or scholarships.

Notable Alumni: Crystal Bernard (Singer, songwriter), Jess Cagle (Editor of People Magazine), Deb McGee Carson (Award-winning national sports anchor for Fox Sports Radio), Jerry Clements (Named one of the "50 Most Influential Women in Law" in America by the National Law Journal)

Baylor University Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Average Academic Score

3.1
GPA
32
IB
80
Percentage
40%
Acceptance Rate

Cost

Fees

Undergraduate: $40000

Graduate: $1650(Per semester hour)

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Deadlines

Undergraduate

Application Opens: August 1

November 1: Early Action Deadline to Apply (non-binding)

November 1: Single Choice Early Action Deadline to Apply (non-binding)

February 1: Regular Admission Deadline to Apply

Graduate

Spring-December 1

Summer-May 1

Fall-February 15

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

Baylor University Rankings

Global

365
US News
801 -1000
QS
501 -600
Shanghai
801 -1000
Times Higher Education
587
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
79
US News
138 -155
Shanghai
141
Times Higher Education
211
Forbes
No data available. Coming soon!

University Stats

University Stats
16341

Students

University Stats
687

International Students

University Stats
14053

Undergraduates

University Stats
2288

Postgraduate

University Stats
1097

Faculty Strength

University Stats
3

International Faculty

University Stats
15

Student Faculty Ratio

University Stats
40
%

Acceptance Rate

University Stats
$
40000

Tuition Fees

University Stats
$
12000

Living Cost

University Stats
$
4600

Other Fees

University Stats
3.1

Avg. GPA

* All cost are in USD

Reach Out

1 Bear Place,United States of America

Admissions@Baylor.edu

(800) 229-5678

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