Baylor University

#274
Most Influential School
#96
Most Desirable School

Private university in Waco, Texas, United States

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About Baylor University

According to 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.

Baylor University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
33,68068%79%129029

How Much Does Baylor University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$44,544$4,702
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$26,726
30K - 48K$29,849
48K - 75K$31,343
75K - 110K$35,300
110K+$42,722

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Baylor University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Baylor University, then you can expect to earn an average of $58,400 per year. You also have a 90% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Baylor University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
16,95314,2032,750

Where is Baylor University?

Baylor University is located at , Waco TX 76798

How Safe is Baylor University?

Baylor University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Waco has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Baylor University Known For?

Baylor University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Baylor University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Baylor University's Most Influential Alumni?

Baylor University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Religious Studies, and Law. Here are some of Baylor University's most famous alumni:

Wei-Kan Chu
An American physicist.
David Wesley
David Wesley
An American basketball player.
John Westbrook
An American pastor and college football player .
Jason Jennings
Jason Jennings
An American baseball player.
Bill Townsend
An American businessman.
Bob J. Perry
An American businessman.
Chuck Rosenthal
An American lawyer.
Paul L. Foster
An American businessman.
Jack Steadman
An American sports executive.
Kendall Wright
Kendall Wright
An American football player.
Xavien Howard
Xavien Howard
An American football player.
Drayton McLane
Drayton McLane
An American baseball executive.