About Baylor University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Baylor University cost?

Baylor University Cost of Attendance
In-state $42,006
Out-of-state $42,006
On-Campus Room and Board $11,754
Off-Campus Room and Board $11,140
Average Annual Cost $36,294
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

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% $19,793
Federal Grants 15% $4,790
Pell grants 15% $4,251
Other federal grants 6% $960
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 22% $3,735
Institutional grants or scholarships 97% $18,856
Student loan aid 44% $12,264
Federal student loans 43% $6,827
Other student loans 14% $22,301

Baylor University Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Visit a college campus 253 Up to $6,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 186 Up to $750
Do an extracurricular activity 246 Up to $1,120
Do community service 248 Up to $75
Have work experience 118 Up to $6,000
Take a foreign language class 148 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 119 Up to $4,500
Take a challenging class 274 Up to $3,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Baylor University Admissions

What is Baylor University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 40%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 38% of applicants
SAT Reading 550-650
SAT Math 570-660
SAT Writing 530-640
ACT Submissions 62% of applicants
Composite Score 26-30

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Baylor University Campus Life

15:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

185

Forbes Ranking

58%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

74%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 14785
Living on campus
Transfer Students 12%
Under Age 25 42%
Gender Balance
Men
42%
Women
58%

Student Diversity

57%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
63.49%
Hispanic or Latino
14.24%
Unknown
8.71%
Black or African American
6.93%
Asian
6.20%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.39%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.05%

Baylor University Graduation Success

89%

First Year Student Retention

58%

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