Why Baylor? Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked research I (R1) institution. Located along the banks of the Brazos River in Waco, Texas, Baylor offers many opportunities for education and research across a wide variety of disciplines. Baylor’s mission and vision is to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.
Baylor offers students a growing academic enterprise that ignite 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.
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Hike in Cameron Park, shop in the downtown stores, stroll through the cultural and shopping district, walk across the historic Suspension Bridge or jog along the Brazos River. Waco has something for everyone!
Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas, with many awards. Joining the Baylor family is an opportunity to experience a top academic environment within a dynamic Christian community.
Driven by a highly engaged student body, a diverse community, a global perspective, and a commitment to our faith, opportunities for growth and development extend beyond the classroom. With access to world-class facilities and leading-edge resources, faculty have the tools, technologies, and support to make an impact and make a difference.
Baylor University has a strong commitment to diversity and belonging. The Baylor community is fully committed to nurturing an environment for learning across campus where people of all backgrounds can come together and belong on campus.
Our mission and our commitment is to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service. Students are given the opportunity to engage in enriching experiences through leadership and service to help them learn more about themselves, others, and the world in which they live.