Acceptance Rate 68 %
SAT Average 1,290
Tuition & Fees $49,246
Student Population 19,297
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $24,605

Academic Overview

Baylor University Campus, Waco, TX
Baylor University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Waco, Texas. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $49,246 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 19,297 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 68% and the graduation rate is 79% last year.
The salary after graduation from Baylor University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $58,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Baylor University are $49,246. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $36,936 on average.
Baylor University 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Baylor. The acceptance rate of Baylor is 68% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 21%. The average graduation rate is 79% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $24,605 and 90% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 19,297 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Baylor University is 68 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Baylor University is 79 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Baylor University is 89 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Baylor University is 19,297
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Baylor University is 14 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $24,605 at Baylor University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Baylor offers 209 major programs through online and on-site education where 10 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree1110
Master's Degree646
Post Master's Degree10
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship282
Doctor's degree - professional practice52

Special Learning Opportunities

Baylor University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:5,370)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,675)

Veterans Benefits

Baylor University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges