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Baylor University

Waco, TX

1301 S University Parks Dr, Waco, TX 76706

http://www.baylor.edu

Baylor University is a private, Christian university located in Waco, TX. It is a respected college, ranking one hundred and fifteenth in the country, but it has a 39% acceptance rate. It has a larger sized student body with 14,805 full-time undergrads in attendance. Baylor provides 90 majors across seven academic disciplines. The most regularly chosen principal courses of study are Biology, Nursing, and Accounting, which when pooled are elected by 18% of students. If you plan to get a degree in health professions, Baylor is a great school for you, because its health professions program is one of the best in America. Also, Baylor University places 2nd in TX on our best early action colleges and best test optional colleges lists. At full sticker price, tuition runs $47,819 a year. Before you discount applying due to the price, be aware that just about each Baylor student, an overwhelming majority of Baylor undergraduates secures some scholarship or grant funding. 80% of Baylor University undergraduates hang in there to graduation day, prepared to join the workforce. On average, graduates earn an annual salary of $42,600 a couple years after receiving their degrees. After 4 more years in the labor force, the alumni's median yearly income increases 21.1% to $51,600, which is 28.7% more than the national median wage for individuals. Some of you may also like to be aware that the SAT or ACT is required in order to apply and over 1/2 of the students got between 590 and 690 on the SAT math component. Additionally, it offers a study abroad program, and the retention rate for first-time students is 91%. Regarding costs, be aware that the average net price per year is $33,400 and students awarded state grants receive $4,797 in monetary aid on average. In terms of demographics, 5% of professors are Asian-American and 17% of undergraduates at Baylor come from a household with a yearly salary less than $30k. In terms of the campus experience, 17% of male students are part of a fraternity. Lastly, one out of every four graduates make $34,000 or less six years after receiving their degrees and the highest-earning 1/4th of graduates rake in a starting salary of $58,400 or higher.

Ratings

8.76

Party Scene

7.52

Location

8.49

Dorms

9.01

Campus Food

9.53

Student Life

8.00

Safety

Admissions

39%

Acceptance

SAT Score

1190-1370

ACT Score

26-31

Application Deadline:
February 1
See application website Application Website:
http://www.baylor.edu/admissions
Early Action Deadline:
November 1

Cost

Net Price:

$35,158/year

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Average Aid Awarded

$25,467/year

Students Recieving Financial Aid

97%

Academics

Professor Rating

8.97


14:1

Student Faculty Ratio
Graduation Rate

79%

Evening Degree Programs

No

Student Faculty Ratio

14:1

Majors

Most Popular Majors

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Graduates by Major


Biology

281

Nursing

239

Accounting

176

Marketing

169

Business

152

Finance

144

Communications

112

Mechanical Engineering

112

Value

In State Tuition
$45,542/year
Out of State Tuition
$45,542/year