#271 Overall Influence #96 Desirability Rank

Baylor University

Private university in Waco, Texas, United States

From Wikipedia

Baylor University is a private Baptist research university in Waco, Texas. Baylor was chartered in 1845 by the last Congress of the Republic of Texas. Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas and one of the first educational institutions west of the Mississippi River in the United States. Located on the banks of the Brazos River next to I-35, between the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex and Austin, the university's campus is the largest Baptist university in the world. As of fall, 2020, Baylor had a total enrollment of 19,522 . It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity". The university grants undergraduate and graduate degrees, including doctoral and professional degrees.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

33,680

Acceptance

68%

Graduation Rate

79%

Median SAT Score

1290

Median ACT Score

29

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$44,544

Fees (in-state)

$4,702

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$26,726
30K - 48K$29,849
48K - 75K$31,343
75K - 110K$35,300
110K+$42,722

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$58,400

Employed

90%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

17K

Under-Grads

14K

Graduates

3K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

, Waco TX 76798

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

9 per 100K

Violent Crime

1 per 100K

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

36 per 100K

Violent Crime

5 per 100K

What is Baylor University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#126 World Rank
Medical
#130 World Rank
Business
#94 World Rank
Law
#70 World Rank
Religious Studies
#181 World Rank
Education
#337 World Rank
Biology
#157 World Rank
History
#257 World Rank
Philosophy
#371 World Rank
Mathematics
#488 World Rank
Literature
#338 World Rank
Political Science
#219 World Rank
Communications
#299 World Rank
Psychology
#677 World Rank
Engineering
#498 World Rank
Chemistry
#559 World Rank
Physics
#228 World Rank
Sociology
#688 World Rank
Computer Science
#101 World Rank
Nursing
#397 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#128 World Rank
Social Work
#466 World Rank
Anthropology

Other areas of influence

#76 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#291 World Rank
Economics

Influential People

Who are Baylor University's Most influential alumni?

Baylor University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Criminal Justice, and Law

Beck A. Taylor

Frank Hammond

Author of Christian related books

Sidney A. Fitzwater

American district court judge

Gilberto Freyre

Gilberto Freyre

Brazilian politician and academic

Sam B. Hall Jr.

United States federal judge

William Steger

William Steger

American judge

Dixon Wecter

American historian

Dayna Curry

American missionary

Grady Nutt

American comedian

Allyson Robinson

Allyson Robinson

American activist

Mark W. Muesse

Mark W. Muesse

American philosopher, theologian, and teacher

Colin Allred

American Politician