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Baylor University

Waco, TX

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Baylor University, located in urban Waco, TX, partners with the city in some of its research initiatives including the Center for Reservoir and Aquatic Systems and the Waco Mammoth Site. This private institution, founded in 1845, is active in volunteerism. Every semester students donate 12,000 hours of time to service projects in the community and students even get sent abroad in the Global Missions.

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Quick Facts

1 Bear Place
Waco, TX 76798

2013-2014 Tuition

$35,972 Tuition and Fees


12918 undergraduate students
41% male / 59% female


rolling application deadline
60.7% accepted

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School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1845

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Information Technology, Computer Science, Special Education and Teaching, General, Elementary Education and Teaching, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, Social Studies Teacher Education, Health Occupations Teacher Education, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other, Engineering, General, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Linguistics, Russian Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General, Human Nutrition, Human Development and Family Studies, General, English Language and Literature, General, Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Exercise Physiology, Bioinformatics, Neuroscience, Mathematics, General, Applied Mathematics, General, Statistics, General, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Forestry, General, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Religious/Sacred Music, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Geophysics and Seismology, Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Public Administration, Social Work, Anthropology, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew, American/United States Studies/Civilization, Asian Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, Slavic Studies, Fashion/Apparel Design, Interior Design, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology, Acting, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Music History, Literature, and Theory, Music Performance, General, Music Theory and Composition, Music Pedagogy, Communication Sciences and Disorders, General, Athletic Training/Trainer, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, Pre-Nursing Studies, Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other, Environmental Health, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Business/Commerce, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management, Accounting, Business/Managerial Economics, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, Finance, General, Financial Planning and Services, Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Real Estate, Insurance, Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General, Fashion Merchandising, Specialized Merchandising, Sales, and Marketing Operations, Other, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Journalism, Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 12,918
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 12,589
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 231
Percent of male undergraduates: 41%
Percent of female undergraduates: 59%
Percent of international undergraduates: 3%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, career, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)


Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

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