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Baylor University

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Rating

Private

Type

18,956

Students

$42,842

Tuition

45%

Acceptance

#140

Ranking

Midsize City

Campus Setting

Waco, TX

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Baylor University is a large private university located in Waco, TX ranked 140th in the nation. It has a total of 14,751 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 45.33% acceptance rate. Baylor University offers 209 different majors and is best known for its Religious Music, Entrepreneurship, and Management Information Systems programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 6th respectively). With an annual tuition of $42,842 per year, Baylor University is rather expensive. 71.81% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to take home near $51,600 per year, which is 24% greater than the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$47,364
Above Average

Baylor University

$47,364

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$64,880

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$41,496

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

45%Acceptance
Average

Baylor University

45%

National

69%
Sat

1200 - 1380

49% of students submit

Admissions Yield

21%

ACT

25 - 29

51% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$0

Students

14,751Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

100%

Part-Time

0%
Male

41%

In-state

83%

Female

59%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

2%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
7% Accounting6% Business Administration and Management, General5% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse82% Others

7% Accounting

6% Business Administration and Management, General

5% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

82% Others

Accounting

7%

333 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

6%

285 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

5%

264 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

5%

237 Graduates

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

4%

191 Graduates

Finance, General

3%

153 Graduates

Communication, General

3%

132 Graduates

Management Information Systems, General

3%

128 Graduates

Social Work

3%

127 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors13:113:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

13

Number of Library Books

1,179,275

Academic Spend per Student

$17,576

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

Full-time Retention Rate

89%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$42,600/Year

Baylor University

$42,600

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$42,600

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$51,600

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

71%