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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$67,080
Tuition and Fees
$49,246
Room and Board
$13,274
Books and Supplies
$1,284
Other Expenses
$3,276
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Financial_Aid@baylor.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003545
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
2,540 (76.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,798 (70.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,795 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
387 (21.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$31,871
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,954 aid recipients, average amount $26,522
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,356 (75.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,094
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,730 (96.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,277 (38.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,255

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
8,772 (63.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
7,216 (82.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
7,180 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,124 (15.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
66%
Average Award
$32,093
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,943 (96.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $26,384
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,745 (80.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,402
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 6,706 (93.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
5,254 (38.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,890

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
51%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$49,610
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
16.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
Private loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other 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
13,223
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
389
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
516
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Veterans
Number of Awards
246
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,928

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