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Baylor University

History

Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and 89 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions.

Education

Baylor offers students a growing academic enterprise that ignites educational excellence, leadership and research discovery. With dedicated professors and a commitment to Christian values, students are provided with the tools to lead, serve and succeed in their future.

At Baylor, students discover how to think critically, analyze to reach informed conclusions and contribute to their academic disciplines. Students find a college experience that prepares them for a path of excellence, discovery and achievement in their professional careers.

Research

Research at Baylor has long been an important part of the academic life of the University. The faculty's standing commitment to excellent teaching, scholarship and research continues to produce outstanding graduates at both the undergraduate and graduate level. The current strategic plan, Pro Futuris, Baylor's aspiration to develop into one of America's leading Christian research universities, promises to dramatically strengthen the current research environment in the coming years.

Career

The University offers a variety of staff employment opportunities in the areas of professional, service maintenance / skilled craft, clerical / administrative support, information technology, technical / paraprofessional, and administration.

In addition to regular full- and part-time employment, Baylor offers temporary and summer employment opportunities.

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Baylor University Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to Baylor University. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
332500 USD
Deadline
31 May 2024
Study Abroad Graudate Scholarships Of SBS Foundation
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2025
Study Abroad Master/Doctoral Program Of Lotte Foundation
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
30 Sep 2024
Study Abroad Graduate Scholarships Of Chungcheongnam
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2025
Study Abroad Graduate Scholarships Of Jeollanam
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Veterans’ Fund Graduate Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
OAS/OEA Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
7000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Out-Of-State Tuition Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1250 USD
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship
Merit-based

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SHAPE America
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 May 2024
Robert Wilkos Aviation Scholarship
Merit-based

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Robert Wilkos
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
38000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Marshall Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
4000 USD
Deadline
05 May 2024
OAS – The New School
Merit-based

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The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12500 USD
Deadline
15 Dec 2024
P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship (IPS)
Merit-based Need-based

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The International Peace Scholarship Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
15 Apr 2024
Denise Halbach Performance Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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SETC
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
Nora's Nursery Scholarship Program
Merit-based Need-based

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Nora's Nursery
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Oct 2024
CouponBirds "Help to Save" Scholarship
Need-based

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CouponBirds
Location not available

For a complete overview of scholarships for Baylor University, visit our scholarship search.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2024
601
2023
601 200
2022
801
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2023
601 -100
2022
501 100
2021
601
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2024
1001
2023
1001
2022
1001
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2024
-
2023
372 4
2022
376
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Housing services

Living on-campus at Baylor, students will experience a supportive Christian environment with people and services in place to help them achieve personal growth and academic success.

First-year students are required to live on-campus for their first two semesters in one of three community options for first-year students: First-Year Communities, Living-Learning Centers, and Residential Colleges. Many students choose to continue their on-campus experience by living in an Upper-Division Community or renewing their membership in a Living-Learning Center or Residential College.

Library services

  • Armstrong Browning Library

While committed to a focus on the British-born poets Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, the Armstrong Browning Library is a 19th-Century research center.

  • W. R. Poage Legislative Library

This library is located near the Central Libraries and is comprised of the Baylor Collections of Political Materials and the Graduate Research Center. 

  • Central Libraries

ICT services

Baylor supports online communications and web efforts through a hybrid organization that inlcudes Electronic Marketing, Electronic Communications (which are part of Baylor's Marketing and Communications division), and Internet Services (which is part of Information Technology Services). Despite the multiple budgetary organizations, the various departments function as one team.

Medical services

Baylor University Health Services provides comprehensive health services to Baylor University Undergraduate, Graduate, Law, and Seminary Students. Baylor faculty and staff are welcome to come to the Health Center to receive immunizations.

Campus life

 We cultivate a rich campus life that will help you grow intellectually, spiritually and emotionally. Whether you're enjoying Diadeloso (our campus-wide "Day of the Bear" celebration).

The Baylor campus is a beautiful place to be. But it's also a first-rate learning environment with excellent academic resources. From the East Village Complex, including Teal Residential College and Earle Hall, to our magnificent historic buildings, each space has been designed with students in mind.

In addition, Baylor's innovative Living-Learning Centers blend residence hall life with classrooms and faculty offices to create a place where students can collaborate with each other and with faculty on a daily basis.

Sports facilities

Student-Athlete Services has the overall responsibility for the academic welfare and support of Baylor's student-athletes, both scholarship and non-scholarship, in 19 varsity sports. Support activities include:

  • academic advising and degree planning
  • weekly academic counseling meetings
  • review of student-athletes' academic performance
  • supervised study hall facilities
  • tutoring in a variety of academic subjects
  • life skills which will prepare the student-athletes for life time activities after completion of their collegiate athletic careers.
Student-Athlete Services is located on the second floor of the Simpson Center.

Student clubs

  • African Student Association
  • Asian Student Association
  • Association of Black Students
  • Brazilian Student Association
  • Ethiopian/Eritrean Student Association
  • Indian Subcontinent Student Association
  • Japanese Student Association
  • Korean Student Association
  • Vietnamese Student Association

Baylor University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor's, master's, specialist, and doctoral degrees.

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