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COLLEGE PROFILE

Baylor University

Waco, TX

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$56,838
Tuition and Fees
$40,198
Room and Board
$11,360
Books and Supplies
$1,250
Other Expenses
$4,030
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailFinancial_Aid@baylor.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application Deadline 
Award NotificationNot reported
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003545
Free

PROFILE OF 2014-15 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants2,815 (77.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need2,206 (78.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,206 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met334 (15.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met67%
Average Award$27,086
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,196 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $21,411
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,820 (82.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,637
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,168 (98.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift1,286 (35.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,179
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants9,114 (67.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need7,694 (56.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid7,670 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met1,226 (16.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met65%
Average Award$26,017
Need-Based Gift
Received by 7,423 (96.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,015
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,268 (81.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,782
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 7,077 (92.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift4,682 (34.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,131
Borrowing
2014 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of
2014 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
13.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
7.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State LoansAvailable
Other LoansPrivate loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Job skill scholarships, Leadership scholarships, Religious affiliation scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education
Number of Awards
12,730
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Business, Military Science, Communication, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences, Computer Science
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
524
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Theater/Drama, Journalism/Publications, Music, Debating
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Religious Involvement, Leadership, Community Service
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
207
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Children of Faculty/Staff, Veterans' Children, Veterans
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$2,879
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.58 3.97 606 595 587 27
Low 1.89 2.00 300 350 380 14
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 35
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Annual Survey of Colleges 2015, copyright © 2015 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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