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Baylor Demographics & Diversity Report

What does the Baylor student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we ran the numbers. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the country. The results of the Baylor University 2021 diversity report are below.

Baylor Student Population

How Many Students Attend Baylor University?

Baylor total enrollment is approximately 18,033 students.

13,906 are undergraduates and 2,957 are graduate students.

Baylor Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Baylor undergraduate population is made up of 60% women, and 40% men.

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Baylor Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 8,532
Hispanic 2,163
Asian 988
Black or African American 764
International 676
Multi-Ethnic 649
Unknown 68
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 15

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Baylor Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 56% of full-time grad students are women, and 44% men.

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Baylor Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,801
Hispanic 341
International 238
Black or African American 169
Unknown 160
Asian 123
Multi-Ethnic 103
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Baylor achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #299 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  299 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  91.52 out of 100
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This college ranks above average in overall diversity, which means there is high variety on campus in racial/ethnic diversity, ages, gender, and location.

How Does Baylor Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Baylor is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Above Average when it Comes to Racial/Ethnic Diversity

32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Baylor is ranked 1,257 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1257 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  66.85 out of 100
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High racial diversity in the student body means plenty of opportunities to interact with and learn from students with different backgrounds and cultures than you.

Baylor Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 10,982
Hispanic 2,676
Asian 1,161
Black or African American 1,101
International 949
Multi-Ethnic 797
Unknown 276
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 16

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Baylor University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 2,662
Black or African American 127
Asian 86
Multi-Ethnic 74
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Average Male/Female Ratio

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Baylor ranks 1,609 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1609 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  57.56 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 10,658 female students and 7,375 male students at Baylor.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Baylor is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  94.60 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 1,689 female teachers and 1,516 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 10% in Geographic Diversity
33.23% Out of State
2.65% Out of the Country

Baylor ranks 293 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

33.23% of Baylor students come from out of state, and 2.65% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  86 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 44 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Texas 2,266
California 286
Colorado 100
Illinois 72
Arizona 42

International Students at Baylor

Students from 86 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Nigeria, and South Korea.

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Above Average Student Age Diversity

Above Average Student Age Diversity
73.71% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  64.17 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Baylor, 73.71% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 6,303
20-21 6,272
22-24 2,334
25-29 973
35 and over 562
30-34 459
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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