Baylor University is Affiliated With the Baptist Faith.
Like many colleges with a religious affiliation, Baylor is not "faith based" and is therefore unlikely to require a religious studies component. If an affinity with the Baptist faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Baptist Colleges and Universities.
Baylor Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 7.0% of the student population at Baylor. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Baylor Disability Services.
Baylor for the Military
While not a "service academy", Baylor does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information, check out our Baylor for Veterans Guide.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Baylor University
Baylor offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Baylor University
Baylor has a comparatively large, student body. There were 14,189 undergraduates in 2016. Full-time attendance was 13,946 (98.3%). Part-time attendance was 243 (1.7%).
Baylor University is Ranked #249 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Baylor receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Baylor #249 out of 2,475.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Baylor University Competes in the NCAA
Baylor has a total of 670 student athletes, 277 men and 393 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$67,823,109|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$67,823,109|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Baylor University Athletics