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Baylor University

Baylor University

+1 254-710-2311

One Bear Place #97028 Waco, TX USA 76706

Baylor University is a private research university in Waco, Texas. Established in 1845, it is the oldest university in Texas and one of the first educational institutions west of the Mississippi River. It’s also the largest Baptist university in the world. Known for its cutting-edge research initiatives as well as its health, medical and science programs, Baylor ranks consistently high nationwide. Notable alumni include HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines, Emmy Award-winner Angela Kinsey, and Olympic medalist Michael Johnson.

Ranked 74, Baylor is home to nearly 20,000 students. Its acceptance rate is 45%. Annual tuition is $25,869, plus fees. Baylor offers 126 undergraduate programs and 126 postgraduate programs. The university follows a semester-based academic calendar.

Student life at Baylor is defined by a commitment to service. Each year, students and staff volunteer over 150,000 hours. Initiatives like the Campus Kitchen, Baylor Buddies, and the popular Steppin’ Out provide unique service opportunities that connect Baylor students to the campus, Waco, and global communities. Students can also participate in one of Baylor’s 300 clubs and organizations, including 40 fraternities and sororities. As a member of the NCAA Division I Big 12 Conference, Baylor gives students ample opportunities to cheer on their winning teams.

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