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IPEDS ID: 223232
OPE ID: 00354500
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Baylor University
Waco, Texas 76798
General information:  (254) 710-1011
Website:  www.baylor.edu/
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  City: Midsize
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  18,033 (14,108 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  13 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Religious Affiliation
Baptist
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
8%
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance education – undergraduate courses offered, programs not offered
Distance education – graduate programs offered
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2019Full timePart time
Total faculty1,153422
Instructional1,144422
Research and public service90
Total graduate assistants-1,192
Instructional-638
Research-554
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021% change 2019-2020 to 2020-2021
Tuition and fees$43,790$45,542$47,364$49,2464.0%
Books and supplies$1,200$1,230$1,264$1,2841.6%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$12,588$13,038$12,992$13,2742.2%
Other$3,080$3,160$3,260$3,2760.5%
Off Campus
Room and board$11,448$11,708$12,020$12,3182.5%
Other$3,686$3,786$3,900$3,9020.1%
Off Campus with Family
Other$3,416$3,506$3,610$3,9028.1%
Total Expenses2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021% change 2019-2020 to 2020-2021
On Campus$60,658$62,970$64,880$67,0803.4%
Off Campus$60,124$62,266$64,548$66,7503.4%
Off Campus with Family$48,406$50,278$52,238$54,4324.2%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2020-2021
Tuition$33,408
Fees$3,528
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee planX
Prepaid tuition planX
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
  • Baylor's Guaranteed Tuition Option offers undergraduate students the opportunity to lock in a four-year tuition rate. Baylor participates in the Private College 529 Plan, which enables the purchase of tuition credits for future use. Baylor also offers a payment plan which spreads out payments over each semester.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid13,19795%————
Grant or scholarship aid3,13593%$76,993,044$24,559
Federal grants60218%$3,140,549$5,217
Pell grants60218%$2,857,799$4,747
Other federal grants2979%$282,750$952
State/local government grant or scholarships52616%$1,958,032$3,722
Institutional grants or scholarships3,12293%$71,894,463$23,028
Student loan aid1,59147%$20,793,514$13,069
Federal student loans1,54546%$8,413,630$5,446
Other student loans50315%$12,379,884$24,612
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid112,856$300,620,943$23,384
Pell grants2,653$12,172,724$4,588
Federal student loans5,950$39,683,235$6,669
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2016-20172017-20182018-2019
Average net price$37,624$35,158$38,372
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2016-20172017-20182018-2019
$0 – $30,000$26,201$24,220$26,726
$30,001 – $48,000$28,038$25,887$29,849
$48,001 – $75,000$31,364$28,185$31,343
$75,001 – $110,000$33,586$32,628$35,300
$110,001 and more$40,884$40,716$42,722
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2019
Total enrollment18,033
Undergraduate enrollment14,108
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment353
Graduate enrollment3,925
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 99%
Part-time: 1%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 40%
Female: 60%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 7%
Black or African American: 5%
Hispanic/Latino: 16%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 61%
Two or more races: 5%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Non-resident alien: 5%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 98%
25 and over: 2%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 61%
Out-of-state: 35%
Foreign countries: 3%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2018.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 75%
Part-time: 25%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 4%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 96%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 31%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 69%
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2019
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants34,58212,94421,638
Percent admitted45%52%41%
Percent admitted who enrolled21%20%22%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommendedConsidered but not required
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
RecommendationsX
Formal demonstration of competenciesX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2019 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT1,59949%
ACT1,69651%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing600680
SAT Math600700
ACT Composite2632
ACT English2634
ACT Math2529
  • ACT/SAT scores are required of all students except for international applicants, who may apply test optional.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 88%
Part-time students: 100%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2018 and Returned in Fall 2019
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 87 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2019.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 78%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2011]
4-year: 60%
6-year: 77%
8-year: 77%
[Began in Fall 2013]
4-year: 63%
6-year: 78%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2011 or Fall 2013
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 75%
Female: 80%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 91%
Asian: 77%
Black or African American: 69%
Hispanic/Latino: 71%
White: 82%
Two or more races: 69%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 100%
Non-resident alien: 74%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • Alternative measures of student success are reported by degree-granting institutions to describe the outcomes of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who are not only first-time, full-time students, but also part-time attending and non-first-time (transfer-in) students. These measures are also reported for students receiving Pell grants and those students that do not receive Pell grants. These measures provide the 8-year award-completion rates by award level (certificates, associate's and bachelor degrees) after entering an institution. For students who did not earn any undergraduate award after 8-years of entry, the enrollment statuses are reported as either still enrolled at the institution, or subsequently transferred out of the institution. Unlike the Graduation Rates data, all reporting institutions must report on their transfer outs regardless if the institution has a mission that provides substantial transfer preparation.
FULL-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2011-12
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 78%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 20%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 69%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 27%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 80%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 18%
FULL-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2011-12
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 66%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 27%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 64%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 28%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 67%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 27%
PART-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2011-12
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 20%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 60%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 33%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 67%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 14%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 57%
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2019-2020
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterDoctorPostgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Architecture and Related Services
Architecture1---
Category total1---
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization23--
Asian Studies/Civilization3---
Italian Studies0---
Latin American Studies0---
Slavic Studies0---
Category total53--
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry74---
Bioinformatics7---
Biology/Biological Sciences, General22521-
Biomedical Sciences, General-04-
Environmental Biology-0--
Neuroscience54---
Category total36025-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting16381--
Business Administration and Management, General24228--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other1---
Business/Commerce, General70---
Business/Managerial Economics485--
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies34---
Fashion Merchandising28---
Finance, General115---
Financial Planning and Services0---
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General16---
Insurance7---
International Business/Trade/Commerce0---
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management67---
Management Information Systems, General91---
Marketing/Marketing Management, General138---
Real Estate16---
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General28---
Specialized Merchandising, Sales, and Marketing Operations, Other25---
Taxation-14--
Category total871328--
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General15917--
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia52---
Journalism843--
Speech Communication and Rhetoric190--
Category total31420--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science478--
Information Science/Studies-131-
Information Technology0---
Category total47211-
Education
Biology Teacher Education2---
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education0---
Chemistry Teacher Education1---
Curriculum and Instruction-169-
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-07-
Elementary Education and Teaching44---
English/Language Arts Teacher Education8---
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration-141-
Mathematics Teacher Education14---
Music Teacher Education260--
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching214--
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education4---
Social Studies Teacher Education3---
Spanish Language Teacher Education1---
Special Education and Teaching, General3---
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other8---
Category total1164417-
Engineering
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering-2--
Electrical and Computer Engineering3463-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering000-
Engineering, General123--
Mechanical Engineering8455-
Category total130168-
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General17410-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing19---
Category total36410-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General4---
Human Development and Family Studies, General37---
Human Nutrition233--
Category total643--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature0---
Arabic Language and Literature1---
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General1---
French Language and Literature1---
German Language and Literature0---
Latin Language and Literature0---
Linguistics5---
Russian Language and Literature1---
Spanish Language and Literature75--
Category total165--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer010--
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist1---
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General9370--
Environmental Health5---
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing-0--
Health/Health Care Administration/Management-49--
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other124---
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing-0--
Medical/Health Humanities51---
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery--0-
Nursing Administration-10--
Nursing Practice--7-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist--9-
Physical Therapy/Therapist--108-
Physician Assistant--34-
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies0---
Public Health Education and Promotion3415--
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse281---
Category total589154158-
History
History, General4334-
Category total4334-
Legal Professions and Studies
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence-18--
Law--143-
Category total-18143-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies2---
Category total2---
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General4---
Applied Statistics, General987-
Mathematics, General2025-
Statistics, General000-
Category total331012-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General34---
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other67---
Museology/Museum Studies-11--
Nutrition Sciences-10--
Category total10121--
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science1111-
Environmental Studies240--
Category total3511-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, and Kinesiology
Exercise Science and Kinesiology21104-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management-16--
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General72---
Category total93264-
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy1122-
Religion/Religious Studies3107-
Category total4229-
Physical Sciences
Astronomy1---
Astrophysics2---
Chemistry, General1246-
Geology/Earth Science, General954-
Geophysics and Seismology2---
Physics, General255-
Category total281415-
Psychology
Clinical Psychology-59-
Educational Psychology-172-
Psychology, General10524-
School Psychology---7
Category total10524157
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration00--
Social Work41874-
Category total41874-
Social Sciences
Anthropology, General43---
International Relations and Affairs480--
Political Science and Government, General8336-
Sociology, General3035-
Category total204611-
Theology and Religious Vocations
Divinity/Ministry-74--
Religious/Sacred Music371-
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other-25-
Category total3836-
Transportation and Materials Moving
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew5---
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations2---
Category total7---
Visual and Performing Arts
Acting20---
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2---
Conducting-2--
Directing and Theatrical Production-2--
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General31--
Fashion/Apparel Design9---
Fine/Studio Arts, General20---
Interior Design25---
Keyboard Instruments-3--
Music History, Literature, and Theory000-
Music Pedagogy1---
Music Performance, General2214--
Music Theory and Composition42--
Music, General0---
Musicology and Ethnomusicology-0--
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology3---
Category total109240-
Grand total3,3959194237
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
  • Academic credit for military training will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis upon admission to the University.
Educational Benefits, 2018-2019
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 392
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 129
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 0
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $29,879
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $13,319
RETENTION RATES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Full-time students: 84%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
2018-2019 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division I-FBSMenWomen
All Track Combined72148
Baseball43
Basketball1739
Equestrian65
Football118
Golf99
Gymnastics44
Soccer30
Softball25
Tennis98
Volleyball17
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on CollegesAccredited since (01/01/1914)12/12/2028
Programmatic Accreditation
Accreditor / ProgramStatusNext Review Date
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Didactic Program in DieteticsAccredited since (03/01/1984)06/30/2022
 No Longer Recognized  American Academy for Liberal Education
Liberal Education (LBRL) - Institutions of higher education and programs within institutions of higher education that offer liberal arts degree(s) at the baccalaureate level of documented equivalencyAccredited (11/09/1997 - 11/01/2007)
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schoolsAccredited since ((!)01/01/1931)08/31/2021
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapistAccredited since ((!)07/01/1949)6/20/2018
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapistPreaccredited since (10/25/2017)12/31/2019
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programsAccredited since (04/26/1976)12/31/2022
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programsAccredited since (06/01/1990)08/01/2019
 No Longer Recognized  Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administrationAccredited since ((!)09/21/2009)12/20/2012
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theologyAccredited since (01/01/2002)07/31/2027
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levelsAccredited since ((!)03/03/2000)TBD
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levelsAccredited since (03/03/2000)TBD
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health Programs (PHPBG) - Baccalaureate and Graduate level programs offered outside a school of public healthAccredited since (09/21/2013)07/01/2026
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programsAccredited (09/01/1930 - 08/01/2014)
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programsAccredited (09/01/1997 - 08/01/2014)
 No Longer Recognized  National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schoolsAccredited since (09/01/1981)12/31/2016
Internship/Residency
Accreditor / Program / DepartmentStatusNext Review Date
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic InternshipPreaccredited since (01/26/2018)01/26/2022
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs Baylor University Counseling CenterAccredited since (07/22/2018)12/31/2021
  • (!) Estimated date
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/144494.
On-Campus
Criminal Offenses201620172018
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape111218
d. Fondling622
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery021
h. Aggravated assault112
i. Burglary12104
j. Motor vehicle theft71410
k. Arson341
  • For 2018, line h was changed from 1 to 2, due to an ongoing data audit. Changes made as a result of federal program review requirements and verified by an audit performed by consulting firm Margolis Healy: For 2015 Rape changed from 23 to 21/ Fondling changed from 3 to 8/ Aggravated Assault changed from 5 to 4/ Burglary changed from 14 to 16 For 2016 Line (c) changed from 11 to 14, Line (d) changed from 6 to 9, Line (h) changed from 1 to 2, Line (i) changed from 12 to 11
VAWA Offenses201620172018
a. Domestic violence006
b. Dating violence859
c. Stalking131312
  • For 2018, line a was changed from 4 to 6, and line c was changed from 11 to 12 due to an ongoing data audit. Changes made as a result of federal program review requirements and verified by an audit performed by consulting firm Margolis Healy: For 2015 Dating Violence changed from 6 to 11/Stalking changed from 21 to 20. For 2016 Line (a) changed from 0 to 1, Line (b) changed from 8 to 11, Line (c) changed from 13 to 18 . For 2017 Line (b) Changed from 4 to 5,
Arrests201620172018
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.011
b. Drug abuse violations10227
c. Liquor law violations1279478
  • For 2018, line b was changed from 6 to 7, and line c was changed from 76 to 78 due to an ongoing data audit. Changes made as a result of federal program review requirements and verified by an audit performed by consulting firm Margolis Healy: For 2015 Liquor Law Violation changed from 91 to 93. For 2016 Line (b) changed from 10 to 15, Line (c) changed from 127 to 121.
Disciplinary Actions201620172018
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.100
b. Drug abuse violations420
c. Liquor law violations31105
  • For 2018, line c was changed from 1 to 5 due to an internal audit. Changes made as a result of federal program review requirements and verified by an audit performed by consulting firm Margolis Healy: For 2015, Weapons Law Violation changed from 0 to 1, Drug Abuse Violation changed from 5 to 3, Liquor Law Violation changed from 11 to 6. For 2016, Line (a) changed from 1 to 0, (b) changed from 4 to 5, Line (c) changed from 31 to 8. For 2017, Line (c) changed from 8 to 10.
On-Campus Student Housing Facilities
  • On-campus Student Housing Facilities statistics are a subset of On-Campus statistics.
Criminal Offenses201620172018
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape10814
d. Fondling621
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault112
i. Burglary662
j. Motor vehicle theft000
k. Arson331
  • For 2018, line h was changed from 1 to 2 due to an ongoing data audit. Changes made as a result of federal program review requirements and verified by an audit performed by consulting firm Margolis Healy: For 2015 Rape changed from 21 to 19/ Fondling changed from 1 to 0/ Aggravated Assault changed from 3 to 2/ Burglary changed from 10 to 12 For 2016 Line (c) changed from 10 to 12, Line (d) changed from 6 to 7, Line (h) changed from 1 to 2, Line (i) changed from 6 to 9 For 2017 Line (d) changed from 1 to 2, Line (i) changed from 4 to 6
VAWA Offenses201620172018
a. Domestic violence002
b. Dating violence118
c. Stalking6106
  • For 2018, line a was changed from 0 to 2, and line c was changed from 5 to 6 due to an ongoing data audit. Changes made as a result of federal program review requirements and verified by an audit performed by consulting firm Margolis Healy: For 2015 Dating Violence changed from 3 to 9, Stalking changed from 10 to 7 For 2016 Line (a) changed from 0 to 1, Line (b) changed from 1 to 7, Line (c) changed from 6 to 9 For 2017 Line (b) changed from 2 to 1, Line (c) changed from 11 to 10
Arrests201620172018
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations2123
c. Liquor law violations998772
  • For 2018, line c was changed from 70 to 72 due to an ongoing data audit. Changes made as a result of federal program review requirements and verified by an audit performed by consulting firm Margolis Healy: For 2015 Drug Abuse Violation changed from 4 to 5.For 2016 Line (b), changed from 2 to 3, Line (c) changed from 99 to 93. For 2017 Line (c), changed from 88 to 87.
Disciplinary Actions201620172018
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.100
b. Drug abuse violations310
c. Liquor law violations2785
  • For 2018, line c was changed from 1 to 5 due to an internal audit. Changes made as a result of federal program review requirements and verified by an audit performed by consulting firm Margolis Healy: For 2015 Weapons Law Violation changed from 0 to 1, Drug Abuse Violation changed from 5 to 3, Liquor Law Violation changed from 10 to 6. For 2016, Line (a) changed from 1 to 0, Line (b) changed from 3 to 5, Line (c) changed from 27 to 8. For 2017, Line (c) changed from 6 to 8.
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • The crime statistics displayed only includes On-Campus data associated with the main campus as listed on College Navigator. For statistics associated with each campus location, off campus data, and for additional information covering Hate Crimes, and Fire statistics see https://ope.ed.gov/campussafety.
  • The On-Campus data do not include incidents that: (a) took place on public property, including thoroughfares, streets, sidewalks, and parking facilities, that is within the campus, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus; (b) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students, and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201720162015
Default rate3.7%3.6%3.8%
Number in default10698112
Number in repayment2,8552,7102,892
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)