Baylor University

Is Baylor a Good School for the Money?

Baylor University Value Report

What is a Baylor degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares Baylor with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.

Within Texas, Baylor is a Great Quality for a Fair Price.

Top 50% Texas Value
Top 10% Texas Quality

Baylor University is ranked #7 out of #85 in Texas for quality and #33 out of #67 for Texas value.

This makes it a great quality for a fair price in the state.

State Value Ranking  33 out of 67
Great Value
State Value Score  50.75 out of 100
Great Value

Find out if Baylor offers in-state tuition that you may qualify for.

Fair Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Top 10% National Quality

Baylor University is ranked #700 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Baylor University is a fair value according to College Factual's value analysis. It is priced appropriately based on the quality of the education provided.

National Value Ranking  700 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  52.45 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Thomas Aquinas College $124,750 A+
College of Saint Benedict $132,231 A
Saint Johns University $133,546 A
Saint Anselm College $156,037 B+
California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo $158,113 B+
St Lawrence University $162,466 B
Ithaca College $165,416 B
Illinois Institute of Technology $169,562 B
Marquette University $178,210 C+
Baylor University $188,387 C
Pepperdine University $212,457 D+

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $188,387 For That Piece of Paper

The average Baylor student's degree will cost an estimated $188,387. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $44,536 and a typical 4.23 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $44,536
Average Years to Graduate 4.23
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $188,387

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average Baylor net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on Baylor cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$179,877 In-State With Aid
$274,442 Avg Cost No Aid
4.23 Years to Graduate

Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Baylor.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $274,442 #723 C
All Students $188,387 #700 C
Only Students Receiving Aid $179,877 #861 C-
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $274,442 #32 C
All Students $188,387 #33 C
Only Students Receiving Aid $179,877 #39 C-

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Texas.

About 97% of Baylor students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Baylor financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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