Baylor University

Waco, Texas

Overview

Address
School Websitewww.baylor.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Midsize

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Baylor University is a mid-size private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Waco, Texas that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 37,083 students applied to Baylor University. Of those students, 14,442 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Baylor University was $41,194, in addition to fees of $4,348. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Baylor University.

Baylor University has a 79% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Baylor University acceptance rate is 39%. To put this into perspective, 14,442 of the 37,083 students who applied to Baylor University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Baylor University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Baylor University had an SAT score between the range of 1,190 and 1,370. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Baylor University was between 26 and 31 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Baylor University as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Baylor University, the tuition for in-state residents is $41,194. Combined with fees of $4,348, room and board costs of $12,595, other expenses of $3,160 and the $1,230 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $62,527.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $45,542 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Baylor University to $62,527 for out-of-state students.

Students at Baylor University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Baylor University was $4,810 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 22%.

Baylor University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio14:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Baylor University.

Baylor University has a good gender split, with 60% of undergraduates being female and 40% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Texas residents; in fact, 61% of all students reside in Texas. However, 35% of students come from out-of-state and 3% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Baylor University is 14:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Baylor University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, 16,451 students enrolled full-time.

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