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By the numbers

Undergraduate Enrollment 14,348
In-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $21,003 PER SEM.*
Out-of-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) N/A
Yearly Room and Board $7,001+
% of Students on Financial Aid N/A
Median SAT/ACT 1210/27
% of African American Students 7
% of Asian American Students 8.5
% of Hispanic Students 15.1
% of International Students 4.6
Student/Teacher Ratio 15:1
Number of Full-time Faculty 1,022
% of Male/% of Female Students 58/42
Greek System? YES
% of Freshmen Who Live on Campus N/A
% of Students Who Graduate in Four Years 58
% of Students Who Graduate Overall 73
% of Freshmen Who Return 88
% Of Alumni Who Give $$$ to School 18

* tuition is a flat rate for 12 or more semester hours, includes fees

Baylor University

Team Name:

Bears

Address:

One Bear Place #97056, Waco, TX 76798-7056

Web:

baylor.edu

Phone:

800-BAYLOR-U

Facebook:

baylor.edu/facebook

Twitter:

@Baylor @BaylorProud

UNDERGRADUATE ENROLLMENT: 14,348

POINTS OF DISTINCTION

  • Baylor consistently ranks in the top 100 national doctoral-granting universities in “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S.News & World Report.
  • Offers affiliated graduate degree programs with the U.S. Army Academy of Health Sciences in San Antonio and West Point.
  • Graduate programs in law, business, the sciences, education, social sciences, nursing, and health disciplines are nationally ranked in “America’s Best Graduate Schools” by U.S.News & World Report.
  • One of the select 10 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter.
  • One of 24 higher education institutions to receive an “A” from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni for its high quality core curriculum. It is the fifth consecutive year for Baylor to receive the award.
  • Named by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance as one of the “Best Values in Private Colleges.”
  • Student-faculty ratio is 15:1; average undergraduate class size is 26.
  • Listed as a “Best Buy” in the 2017 edition of Fiske Guide to Colleges.

BAYLOR UNIVERSITY is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, characterized as having high research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The university provides a vibrant campus community for approximately 16,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship.

Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 90 countries to study among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions. The University offers 142 baccalaureate, 74 master’s, 41 doctoral, and the juris doctor degree programs.

Students participate in more than 330 clubs and organizations, including the first collegiate chapter of Habitat for Humanity and 42 sororities and fraternities. Baylor sponsors 19 varsity athletic teams and is a founding member of the Big 12 Conference.

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