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By the numbers

Undergraduate Enrollment 14,188
In-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $22,771 PER SEM.*
Out-of-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) N/A
Yearly Room and Board $7,001+
% of Students on Financial Aid 91
Median SAT/ACT 1280/28
% of African American Students 6
% of Asian American Students 9
% of Hispanic Students 16
% of International Students 4.6
Student/Teacher Ratio 14:1
Number of Full-time Faculty 1,103
% of Male/% of Female Students 40/60
Greek System? YES
% of Freshmen Who Live on Campus 99
% of Students Who Graduate in Four Years 62
% of Students Who Graduate Overall 74
% of Freshmen Who Return 89
% Of Alumni Who Give $$$ to School 16

*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

POINTS OF DISTINCTION

  • Baylor consistently ranks in the top 100 national doctoral-granting universities in “Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Affiliated graduate degree programs are 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 “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.
  • Ranks in the top 8 percent of colleges and universities participating in the National Merit Scholarship program.
  • Named by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance as one of the “Best Values in Private Colleges.”
  • Student-faculty ratio is 14:1; average undergraduate class size is 26.

BAYLOR UNIVERSITY, a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, provides a vibrant campus community for more than 17,000 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 85 countries to study among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions. The university offers 129 baccalaureate, 74 master’s, 42 doctoral, and juris doctor degree programs.

Students participate in more than 310 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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