Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Baylor are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 36% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Baylor University students
Race Percent of Students
White 64%
Black 7%
Hispanic 14%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 3%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 37% more female students than male students enrolled at Baylor University with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Baylor has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Baylor University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Baylor University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 7,250
Women 9,967

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Baylor serves a low number of students outside of Texas, with 61 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Baylor University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 61%
Out of State 35%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$73,627 per year

17% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
17,217
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 2.2%
Part time Undergrads 1.6%

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

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