Baylor University

United States of America

388th 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)

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Tuition Fees
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Standard Test
English

The department of Computer Science offers a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) as well as a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in computer science. One of the strengths of the computer science program is the balance between theory and practice. Students are well versed in theory and programming while at the same time being exposed to real world situations thereby gaining valuable experience.

Application fee, Official high school transcript, Standardized test scores: Official SAT 1 Critical Reading score of 480, new SAT reading score of 26, or ACT English score of 20, Official IELTS score of 6.0, Official TOEFL score of 540 (on the paper-based test) or 76 (on the internet-based test), Official PTE score of 51,2 letters of recommendation, R sum , ZeeMee Profile

Hardware Engineer. Create, implement and test physical computer components, Software developer, Manage the creation of computer programs, Systems Manager, Oversee and coordinate IT operations, Web Developer, Software engineer

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English

The French major prepares graduates to speak, read and write the French language fluently. French is often chosen as a minor or second major for students interested in international business, diplomacy, government or law. The French language is a useful foundation for any international career. It is the only language besides English that is spoken on five continents

Application fee, Official high school transcript, Standardized test scores: Official SAT 1 Critical Reading score of 480, new SAT reading score of 26, or ACT English score of 20, Official IELTS score of 6.0, Official TOEFL score of 540 (on the paper-based test) or 76 (on the internet-based test), Official PTE score of 51,2 letters of recommendation, R sum , ZeeMee Profile

Linguist, teaching,translation, interpretation

1st Nov

English

The German major enables students to become fluent in written and spoken German. German is spoken throughout all Europe. This makes it a useful asset to any student wishing to work in international affairs. The major is also ideal for students wishing to become teachers or attend graduate school.

Application fee, Official high school transcript, Standardized test scores: Official SAT 1 Critical Reading score of 480, new SAT reading score of 26, or ACT English score of 20, Official IELTS score of 6.0, Official TOEFL score of 540 (on the paper-based test) or 76 (on the internet-based test), Official PTE score of 51,2 letters of recommendation, R sum , ZeeMee Profile

Interpreter, translator, tourism, literary tanslation,teaching

1st Nov

English

Baylor's Greek program is in the Classics Department. Students with a Greek major study texts taught in their original language, grammar and Greek culture. Coursework also includes the study of philosophy, religion and history as well as archaeology and art associated with the Greek language.

Application fee, Official high school transcript, Standardized test scores: Official SAT 1 Critical Reading score of 480, new SAT reading score of 26, or ACT English score of 20, Official IELTS score of 6.0, Official TOEFL score of 540 (on the paper-based test) or 76 (on the internet-based test), Official PTE score of 51,2 letters of recommendation, R sum , ZeeMee Profile

Researcher, Librarian, Professor, Teacher, Translator/Interpreter,Travel

1st Nov

English

American Studies is the study of a variety of American subjects, including communications, history, literature, museum studies, political science and religion. This major prepares students for the world of practical affairs with a goal of exposing them to the intellectual and cultural development of the nation.

Application fee, Official high school transcript, Standardized test scores: Official SAT 1 Critical Reading score of 480, new SAT reading score of 26, or ACT English score of 20, Official IELTS score of 6.0, Official TOEFL score of 540 (on the paper-based test) or 76 (on the internet-based test), Official PTE score of 51,2 letters of recommendation, R sum , ZeeMee Profile

Teaching, journalism, publishing, law, broadcasting and librarianship.

1st Nov

a) University online application

b) Official high school transcript

c) Letters of recommendation and Short answer response

d) Resume

e) Official SAT/ACT scores

f) Typical SAT scores: Math (580-670) , Critical reading (560-650), Writing (530-640), ACT (25-30)

g) Average GPA 3.63

h) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English

i) TOEFL: PBT-540, IBT-76, PTE- 51

j) Acceptance rate: 44% (2015)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: $40000

Graduate: $1650(Per semester hour)

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

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at Baylor University is $12000 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities

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.

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Global

388
US News
801 -1000
QS
501 -600
Shanghai
601 -800
Times Higher Education
553
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
78
US News
141
Times Higher Education
211
Forbes
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University Stats

16341

Students

687

International Students

14053

Undergraduates

2288

Postgraduate

1097

Faculty Strength

3

International Faculty

15

Student Faculty Ratio

40
%

Acceptance Rate

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40000

Tuition Fees

$
12000

Living Cost

$
4600

Other Fees

3.6

Avg. GPA

* All cost are in USD