|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||7%|
|Student to faculty ratio||15:1|
|Dormitory capacity||5,395 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Baylor University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 34,636 applications and only 13,758 students were granted admission. Baylor University is at the #38 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 62% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 38% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1120 to 1310|
|ACT||26 to 30|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Baylor University's tuition was $37,996 for all students regardless of residency (41.8% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Baylor University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 15% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,402 (which is 0% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Baylor University in 2016-2017, was 1,446, which is 43% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,526 (which is 6.3% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Baylor University has enrolled a total of 16,959 students (16,183 students full-time and 776 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 16,959 students, 430 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 44% men and 56% women and 14,348 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,611 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 215 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 7%
Two or more races: 4%
Non-resident alien: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Baylor University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||17%||692||0|
|Theology And Religious Vocations||7%||282|
|Legal Professions And Studies||7%||280|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||5%||212|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||4%||175|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||4%||157||0|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||2%||67||0|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Baylor University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Baylor University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $59,000. Last year, out of the total 80 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 80 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 113 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 113 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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