Baylor University
#255 Overall Influence#96 Desirability Rank

Baylor University

Private university in Waco, Texas, United States

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Baylor University, or simply Baylor, 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

77%

Median SAT Score

1290

Median ACT Score

29

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$42,842

Fees (in-state)

$4,522

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

#113 World Rank
Medical
#137 World Rank
Business
#100 World Rank
Law
#157 World Rank
Education
#70 World Rank
Religious Studies
#318 World Rank
Biology
#152 World Rank
History
#244 World Rank
Philosophy
#399 World Rank
Literature
#348 World Rank
Mathematics
#308 World Rank
Political Science
#210 World Rank
Communications
#604 World Rank
Engineering
#281 World Rank
Psychology
#441 World Rank
Chemistry
#465 World Rank
Physics
#611 World Rank
Computer Science
#221 World Rank
Sociology
#106 World Rank
Nursing
#349 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#115 World Rank
Social Work
#447 World Rank
Anthropology

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 Medical, Business, and Law. Baylor University’s most academically influential people include A. Latham Staples, John Spencer Hardy, and Colin Allred.

A. Latham Staples

American activist

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John Spencer Hardy
John Spencer Hardy

American lieutenant general

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Colin Allred

American Politician

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Sam B. Hall Jr.

United States federal judge

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Sidney A. Fitzwater

American district court judge

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Dixon Wecter

American historian

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Grady Nutt

American comedian

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Rebecca Simmons

American judge

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Vinnie Johnson

American basketball player

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Bill Townsend

American businessman

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Charlotte Beers

American businesswoman

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Dayna Curry

American missionary

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