Baylor University (223232)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$51,738
3% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$45,988
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.18%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
45.9%
40,753 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
20,709
90.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
81.4%
2,846 Graduates

About

Baylor University (223232) is a higher education institution located in McLennan County, TX. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Baylor University (223232) were Registered Nursing (317 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (246 degrees), and General Marketing & Marketing Management (188 degrees).

In 2022, 5,700 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Baylor University (223232). 63% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (3,611 degrees), 4.33 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (833 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Baylor University (223232) is $51,738, which is $21,588 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Baylor University (223232) is $51,738, which is $21,588 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $45,988.

In 2022, 90% of undergraduate students attending Baylor University (223232) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 31% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$51,738
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Baylor University (223232) was $51,738. The cost of tuition at Baylor University (223232) is $21,588 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$45,988
2022 Value
0.111%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Baylor University (223232) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $45,988. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Baylor University (223232) grew by 0.111%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,200
Room and Board
$1,302
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Baylor University (223232) was of $13,200 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.36% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,302. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

90%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
31%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

90% of undergraduate students at Baylor University (223232) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1.1% with respect to 2021, when 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.18%
2019 Default Rate
34
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Baylor University (223232) was 1.18%, which represents 34 out of the 2875 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Baylor University (223232) received 40,753 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 11.4% annual growth. Out of those 40,753 applicants, 18,699 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 45.9% acceptance rate.

There were 20,709 students enrolled at Baylor University (223232) in 2022. 28% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Baylor University (223232) has an overall enrollment yield of 17.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

45.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
18,699
Accepted Out of 40,753

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Baylor University (223232) was 45.9% (18,699 admissions from 40,753 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 56.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 11.4%, while admissions declined by −9.85%..

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SAT Scores

28%
Submission Percentage (2022)
920
Scores Submitted (2022)

28% of enrolled first-time students at Baylor University (223232) in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Baylor University (223232) had a total enrollment of 20,709 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Baylor University (223232) is 18,727 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,982. This means that 90.4% of students enrolled at Baylor University (223232) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Baylor University (223232), both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.3% White, 15.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.66% Asian, 6.39% Black or African American, 4.5% Two or More Races, 0.333% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.14% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Baylor University (223232) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (36.7%), followed by White Male (24.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (36.9%), followed by White Male (22.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.22%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Baylor University (223232) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 20,709 students. The full-time enrollment at Baylor University (223232) is 18,727 and the part-time enrollment is 1,982. This means that 90.4% of students enrolled at Baylor University (223232) are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

90%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Baylor University (223232) was 90%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), Baylor University (223232) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    12,480 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    3,197 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    1,586 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Baylor University (223232) is 60.3% White, 15.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.66% Asian, 6.39% Black or African American, 4.5% Two or More Races, 0.333% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.14% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 192 students (0.927%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,484 more women than men received degrees from Baylor University (223232). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Baylor University (223232) is white (3,611 degrees awarded). There were 4.33 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (833 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Baylor University (223232) is Registered Nursing (317 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (246 degrees) and General Marketing & Marketing Management (188 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Baylor University (223232), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (66 degrees awarded), Theology (76 degrees), and Legal (168 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Baylor University (223232) are Physicians (394,355 people), Social workers, all other (161,583 people), Other managers (141,257 people), Postsecondary teachers (132,792 people), and Clergy (113,945 people).

The most specialized majors at Baylor University (223232) in 2022 are Philosophy and Religious Studies (66 degrees awarded), Theology (76 degrees), Legal (168 degrees), Biology (392 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (188 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Baylor University (223232) are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Baylor University (223232) are Philosophy and Religious Studies (66 degrees awarded), Theology (76 degrees), Legal (168 degrees), Biology (392 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (188 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Baylor University (223232) are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (502,057 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (319,932 people), Elementary & secondary schools (261,496 people), Offices of physicians (195,996 people), and Scientific research & development services (138,325 people).

The most specialized majors at Baylor University (223232) are Philosophy and Religious Studies (66 degrees awarded), Theology (76 degrees), Legal (168 degrees), Biology (392 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (188 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Baylor University (223232).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 317 degrees awarded
  2. 246 degrees awarded
  3. 188 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Baylor University (223232) was Registered Nursing with 317 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2,108
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
3,592
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 2,108 degrees were awarded to men at Baylor University (223232), which is 0.587 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,592).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 219 degrees were awarded to men at Baylor University (223232) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.7 times more than the 129 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 330 degrees were awarded to men at Baylor University (223232) in General Communication Sciences & Disorders, which is 30 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

64%
100% Completion Time
79%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 64% of students graduating from Baylor University (223232) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 79% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 80% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (89.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Baylor University (223232) is Female and Two or More Races (89.2% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.211% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,611 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    833 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    393 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Baylor University (223232) is white (3,611 degrees awarded). There were 4.33 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (833 degrees).

1.16% of degree recipients (66 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    2,253 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,358 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    536 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Baylor University (223232) is white female (2,253 degrees awarded). There were 1.66 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1358 degrees).

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Operations

Baylor University (223232) has an endowment valued at nearly $1.99B, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 186M (9.33%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, Baylor University (223232) had a total salary expenditure of 832M. Baylor University (223232) employs 313 Associate professors, 301 Professors and 259 Assistant professors. Most academics at Baylor University (223232) are Male Professor (221), Male Associate professor (167), and Female Assistant professor (153).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baylor University (223232) are: Management, with 760 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 278 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 275 employees.

Endowment

$1.99B
2022 Endowment
8.97%
growth from 2021

Baylor University (223232) has an endowment valued at about $1.99B, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Baylor University (223232) grew 8.97% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.62B higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $50.1M - Federal
  2. $12.6M - State
  3. $3.33M - Local

As of 2022, Baylor University (223232) received $50.1M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $12.6M from state grants and contracts, and $3.33M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$325M
2022 Salaries
2.24%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Baylor University (223232) paid a median of $325M in salaries, which represents 39% of their overall expenditure ($832M) and a 2.24% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$123M
Instructional Salaries
1,117
Number of Employees

In 2022, Baylor University (223232) paid a total of $123M to 1,117 employees working as instructors, which represents 38% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
313 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
760 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Baylor University (223232) were Associate professor with 313 employees, Professor with 301 employees, and Assistant professor with 259 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baylor University (223232) were Management with 760 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 278 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 275 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Baylor University (223232) was Male Professor with 221 employees, Male Associate professor with 167 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 153 employees.

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