How much does Baylor University cost?

Baylor University Cost of Attendance
In-state $43,790
Out-of-state $43,790
On-Campus Room and Board $12,163
Off-Campus Room and Board $11,140
Average Annual Cost $37,745
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $26,321
$30,000-$48,000 $28,158
$48,000-$75,000 $31,484
$75,000-$110,000 $33,706
Over $110,000 $41,004

Baylor University Financial Aid and Debt

73%

Students paying down their debt

$25,000

Typical Total Student Debt

$258

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 98% $20,525
Federal Grants 17% $4,640
Pell grants 17% $4,220
Other federal grants 5% $963
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 19% $3,710
Institutional grants or scholarships 97% $19,812
Student loan aid 47% $11,363
Federal student loans 46% $6,796
Other student loans 12% $23,116

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have work experience 163 Up to $10,000
Attend a summer program 141 Up to $6,000
Take a challenging class 300 Up to $3,000
Play a sport 150 Up to $1,500
Do an extracurricular activity 277 Up to $2,000
Do community service 277 Up to $75
Have perfect attendance for a year 207 Up to $750
Visit a college campus 279 Up to $6,000
Take a foreign language class 163 Up to $5,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Baylor University Admissions

What is Baylor University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 39%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 36% of applicants
SAT Reading 600-680
SAT Math 590-680
SAT Writing 530-640
ACT Submissions 64% of applicants
Composite Score 26-31

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Baylor University Campus Life

15:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

211

Forbes Ranking

60%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

77%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 14951
Living on campus
Transfer Students 10%
Under Age 25 42%
Gender Balance
Women
58%
Men
42%

Student Diversity

57%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
63.46%
Hispanic or Latino
14.75%
Unknown
8.65%
Black or African American
6.72%
Asian
6.03%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.34%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.04%

Baylor University Graduation Success

90%

First Year Student Retention

60%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$49,400

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Baylor University

Address

500 Speight Ave.
Waco, TX

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Research Universities
Setting Midsize City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify