Baylor University, a nationally-ranked private research institution, provides a vibrant campus community for more than 16,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty committed to undergraduate teaching.
Consistently ranked in the top 100 national universities by U.S. News, and as a “Best Buy” university by The Fiske Guide to Colleges, Baylor draws students from all 50 US states and more than 70 countries. As a Christian university with a diverse student body, Baylor also encourages students to broaden their understanding of the world’s rich variety of backgrounds, cultures and beliefs. Baylor students and alumni share immense pride in their institution, from its excellent academics to its nationally-ranking athletic programs to its unique culture and traditions.
The 1,000-acre campus, perched on the Brazos River in central Texas, benefits from close access to nature as well as major cities. Students enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational activities, as well as culture, dining and shopping in nearby Austin and Dallas.