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Baylor University

Waco, TX

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$53,028
Tuition and Fees
$35,972
Room and Board
$10,748
Books and Supplies
$1,370
Other Expenses
$4,938
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 DeadlinePriority deadline March 1
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003545
Free

PROFILE OF 2012-13 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants2,485 (76.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need1,982 (79.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,976 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met253 (12.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met63%
Average Award$23,498
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,943 (98.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,473
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,659 (84.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,410
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,913 (96.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift1,120 (34.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,851
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants8,522 (67.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need7,330 (58.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid7,297 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met978 (13.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met62%
Average Award$23,851
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,971 (95.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,172
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,016 (82.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,817
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 6,546 (89.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift3,987 (31.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,130
Borrowing
2012 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of
2012 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
13.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
9.0%

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
Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
11,360
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
460
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
302
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Religious Involvement, Leadership, Community Service
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff
Number of Awards
225
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Children of Faculty/Staff
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$2,837
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.61 4.04 606 594 589 27
Low 2.08 2.40 350 360 320 14
High 4.00 5.00 800 780 770 36
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