Student Population
National Rank
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Location Waco, Texas
Online baylor.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Baptist
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Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is a large four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Baptist faith. In the most recent statistical year 37,083 prospective students applied, and 14,442 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,320 enrolled in the school.  16,308 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 751 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $39,610 plus fees of $4,180. Baylor is ranked 108 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Very High 
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SAT 1260/1420
ACT 26/31
GPA 3.74
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Feb 1, 2020
Applicant Competition High

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Baylor University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$4,180
Room and Board $12,163
Budget for Other Expenses$3,080
Total One Year Cost$60,233


Average Salary After 10 Years
$56,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
72% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Baylor University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 28%
Health Professions 10%
Biology 10%
Communication 8%
Social Sciences 7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=223232 IPEDS survey data for Baylor University.