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Baylor University

Baylor University

500 Speight Ave.
Waco, TX 76798
(254) 710-1011

Baylor University is a 4-year research institution, founded in 1845. Baylor, which is 1.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Waco, TX. Baylor is the third oldest institution in the state of Texas. It offers subjects including biochemistry, advanced nursing, and fashion merchandising. Students are offered one certificate, 102 degrees at the bachelors level, 55 masters level degrees, and 25 degrees at the doctoral level by BU. 14,900 students pursued degrees from the 128 programs at this large university in 2010. BU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. Baylor is one of 15 research universities in Texas.

Admission

In 2010, 34,145 students applied to Baylor. Baylor admitted around 48% of applicants or 16,390 students. About 56% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 34,145 students applied to Baylor. Baylor admitted around 48% of applicants or 16,390 students. About 56% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 48%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 48%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 47%

Student Demographics

Baylor had 14,900 students enrolled in 2010.

Student Demographics

Baylor had 14,900 students enrolled in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 6556
  • Total Enrolled Female: 8344
  • Undergraduate Male: 5224
  • Undergraduate Female: 7214
  • Graduate Male: 1256
  • Graduate Female: 1206

Faculty Demographics

Baylor employs 1,085 teachers. 80% of instructors are full-time, about 19% of teachers are part-time, and close to 41% of instructors are women.

Faculty Demographics

Baylor employs 1,085 teachers. 80% of instructors are full-time, about 19% of teachers are part-time, and close to 41% of instructors are women.

  • Male: 640
  • Female: 445
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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