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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$64,880
Tuition and Fees
$47,364
Room and Board
$12,992
Books and Supplies
$1,264
Other Expenses
$3,260
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
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003545
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
2,607 (80.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,946 (78.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,943 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
313 (15.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$32,262
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,914 (99.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $26,879
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,548 (84.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,285
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,884 (98.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,198 (32.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,731

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
8,994 (66.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
7,606 (84.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
7,586 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,065 (15.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
66%
Average Award
$31,333
Need-Based Gift
Received by 7,363 (97.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $25,716
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,117 (83.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,371
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 7,110 (93.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
5,165 (36.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,993

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
52%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$50,172
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
17.0%
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
13,247
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
402
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
537
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Veterans
Number of Awards
226
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,876

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