- Private institution with the same tuition rates for all students, regardless of residency.
- Over 300 student clubs and organizations.
- 86.5% of students enroll in graduate school or find jobs within 90 days of graduation.
- Baylor University notable alumni include Jeff Dunham, Robert Griffin III, and Angela Kinsey.
Located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University lies at the heart of community with more than 245,000 residents. The 1,000 acre campus on the Brazos River was the first campus chapter of Habitat for Humanity. In the Fall of 2018, 44% of the university's incoming freshman were in the top 10% of their high school graduating class. Baylor University online degrees feature a variety of online graduate programs, which allows graduate students to work while they earn their advanced degree.
Baylor University Tuition, Accreditation, and Admissions Info
- Undergraduate: $59,732
- Graduate: $21,568.15
Accreditation and Approvals
Baylor University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Undergraduate applicants at Baylor University must complete an application, provide high school transcripts, SAT or ACT scores, two letters of recommendation, a resume or a profile on ZeeMee, and a short essay response. ZeeMee allows applicants to create a profile for admissions teams to learn more about them.
Graduate applicants at Baylor must complete an application and pay a $50 application fee, send in their undergraduate transcripts, and submit their GRE or GMAT test scores for consideration.
- Student-to-faculty ratio: 14:1
- Percentage of students receiving scholarships or financial aid: 92%
- Date founded: 1845
- Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
- Full-Time Freshman Retention Rate: 88.8%
- Required Standardized Test(s): SAT or ACT for undergraduates and GRE or GMAT for graduates
- Public/Private: Private Christian university
- Acceptance Rate: 43.7%
- Graduation Rate: 77%
- Athletics: NCAA Big 12 Conference
- Mascot: Bears
- Colors: Gold and green
- Address: 1301 S University Parks Dr, Waco, TX 76706
- Phone Number: (800) 229-5678
- Social Media: Facebook; Twitter; Instagram
Online Degrees Offered
Baylor University offers:
- Seven online doctoral programs
- Five online master's programs
Baylor University Rankings on TBS
- The 25 Best Schools for Studying the Bible
- The Best Colleges for Homeschool Graduates
- The 100 Richest Schools Universities in North America 2018
- 25 Notable Online Social Work Programs