Baylor University, founded in 1845, is a church-affiliated university. It provides a strong academic program in a Christian environment. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences; the Hankamer School of Business; the Schools of Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Music, and Nursing. It is centrally located in the state. Classes are generally small (average size 35-40), and professors maintain regular office hours. There is an opportunity for leadership development. Its 432-acre campus is located in a residential area of Waco. The university also operates a medical school in Dallas.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
Coed
14,108
Undergraduates
5,714
Men - 40.5%
8,395
Women - 59.5%
3,925
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
45% of 34,582 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
652 average
600-700 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
641 average
600-680 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
29 average
26-32 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$67,080
Tuition and Fees
$49,246
Room and Board
$13,274
Average Percent of Need Met
66%
Average Freshman Award
$31,871
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$49,610
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,134
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
14%
10-19
37%
20-29
20%
30-39
11%
40-49
9%
50-99
6%
Over 100
3%
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Dallas-Fort Worth Population
127,018
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Dallas-Fort Worth
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
35% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bear
Sororities
34% of women participate
Fraternities
20% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.4%
Asian
7.5%
Black/African-American
5.8%
Hispanic/Latino
16.4%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.9%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
64.5%
Unknown
0.5%
International Students
3.8% from 75 countries
First-Year Students Returning
88.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
63.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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