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Baylor University
Waco, TX
LOCATION AND SETTING
Waco Population 127,018
Nearest Metropolitan Area Dallas-Fort Worth
Environment Small city
Campus Size 1,000 acres
Weather
Temperature 34.2 average low in January, 92 average high in September
Rain 80 rainy days per year
 
Getting Around
Campus Map Map
Nearest Airport 100 mile(s) from campus in Dallas-Fort Worth
Nearest Bus Station 2 mile(s) from campus in Waco
Nearest Train Station 20 mile(s) from campus in McGregor
HOUSING
College Housing College offers housing to students
Types of Housing Coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, married student apartments, single student apartments, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing 99% of freshmen, 36% of all students
Housing Requirements Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting 64%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available
SECURITY
24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices Available
24-Hour Security Patrols Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances Available
Other bicycle patrols
PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Health Service Offered
Personal Counseling Offered
Child Care Offered
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SPORTS AND RECREATION
Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Bear
School Colors Green and gold
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
Sport WOMEN MEN
Offered Scholarships Given Offered Scholarships Given
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cheerleading x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Equestrian Sports x x    
Golf x x x x
Soccer x x    
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
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SPORTS AND RECREATION - continued
Club Sports
Women's Club Sports  
Men's Club Sports  
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sports basketball, bowling, cross-country running, football, racquetball, softball, table tennis, track and field
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Activities and Organizations choral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, music theatre, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
Sororities 31% of women participate
Fraternities 16% of men participate
ROTC Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus