Baylor UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Waco, TX

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$47,364

Avg tuition

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About Baylor University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Baptist  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Baylor University is a large private university located on an urban campus in Waco, Texas. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 18,033, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 45%. The university offers 111 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 78%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for students are $47,364.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

45% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1200-1380

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 26-32

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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18k

Students Enrolled

10%

Online Student Enrollment

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

61%

Hispanic

15%

Black

6%

Asian

6%

Non-U.S. Citizen

5%

Two or more races

4%

Unknown

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

59%

Socio-economic diversity

18% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

18%

State Grant Aid

16%

Institution Grant Aid

93%

Pell Grant

18%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,217
State Grant Aid $3,722
Institution Grant Aid $23,028
Pell Grant Aid $4,588

Financial Outlook

$47k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$24k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.