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Academics at Baylor University - Majors, Faculty & More

Wondering what academic life at Baylor will be like? In addition to the degrees and majors, as well as the faculty composition at Baylor this section includes detailed information on freshman retention rates, reasons students did not graduate, and an analysis of full-time and tenured faculty vs. adjunct teaching staff.

All About Academics

What's the point of going to college without academics? Find out more about the faculty and staff, what majors and fields of study are offered at this college, and information on online classes if offered. Here are some of the things you'll learn in this section.

Faculty Resources

The total number of instructional staff teaching the 14,188 undergraduate students at Baylor University is 1,435 . When this is adjusted to account for those with part-time status, the result is the "full-time equivalent" (FTE) count. Using the FTE count for students and staff results in a "student to instructor" ratio of 14 to 1 which makes Baylor University better than the typical college regarding instructional attention.

For every instructor (FTE) at Baylor University , there are 14 undergraduate students (FTE). This ratio is better than the typical college concerning instructional attention.
The majority of the instructors (77.0% ) are full-time.
The vast majority of instructors (100.0% ) are "faculty" rather than "lecturers".
The majority of the faculty (77.0% ) are full-time.
The majority of the faculty (52.0% ) are adjuncts (not in the tenure system).

Learn how the faculty structure at Baylor University compares to the national average

Most Popular Majors Students Sign Up For

Baylor University offers 116 distinct undergraduate degrees, concentrated into 80 majors within 26 broad fields of study. Across all fields of study, Baylor University awarded 3,809 undergraduate degrees in 2019 - 2020 .

Most Popular MajorsAssociates GraduationsBachelors GraduationsAll Graduations
General Biology0229229
Communication & Media Studies0182182

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