Baylor University

country rank  136
world rank  362

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University Overview

Established in 1845, Baylor University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Waco (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Texas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Baylor University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Baylor University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 174 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1845
Motto Pro Ecclesia, Pro Texana
For Church, For Texas
Colours Green and gold

University Location

Address 500 Speight Avenue
Waco (population range: 50,000-249,999)
76798 Texas
United States
T +1 (254) 710 1011
F +1 (254) 710 3557

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office One Bear Place #97056
Waco 76798-7056
+1 (254) 710 3435
800 229 5678

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Baylor University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • American Academy for Liberal Education AALE

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019