Baylor University

Waco, TX 76798

General College Information:

Private 4-year university, founded in 1845. Affiliated with the Baptist Church.

Urban campus setting on 432 acres, located within Waco (population=120,000), 100 miles south of Dallas/Fort Worth.

Semester-based academic year

Total Student Population (approx.): 12,000 undergraduates; 1300 graduate students; 800 professional/other.

Undergraduates (approx.): 97% full-time; 83% from Texas; 25% minorities (8% African-American; 7% Asian-American; 10% Hispanic-American; <1% Native American); 1% international students; 58% women.
Religious affiliation: 45% Baptist; 15% Catholic; 10% Methodist; 30% Other/None/Don't Know

On-Campus Housing:
Undergrad: Req'd for freshman year; 34% of students live on-campus.
Graduate: Available to both single and married students.

Annual Tuition and Fees for FT Students (approx.):  (To check the most current rates: Undergrad Graduate)
Undergrads (12 or more credits/semester): $31,600
Grad Students: $3038 plus $1197/credit-hour ($31,700/yr for 12 credits/semester)

Annual Room and Board (approx.): $10,550

ROTC Program Offered On-Campus?: Yes (Air Force)

Virtual Tour: See

Engineering Program Information:

Program Name: School of Engineering and Computer Science (

Engineering Student Population (approx.): 600 undergraduates; 50 graduate students (50 master's; 0 doctoral)

Engineering Departments:

Computer Science (CS)

Engineering (Engr)

Degrees Offered: (B=Bachelor's; M=Master's; D=Doctorate)


Dept B M D


CS X    

Biomedical Engineering

Engr   X  

Computer Science

CS X X  

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Engr X X  


Engr X* X**  

Mechanical Engineering

Engr X X  

* Option available in Biomedical Engineering.

** Offered in conjunction with the School of Business; aimed at students who wish to take MBA-level coursework; an optional joint Master of Engineering/MBA degree program is also available.

Undergraduate Engineering Admissions Statistics (2003):

Offered Admission/Applied (% Accepted): 318/451 (70%)

Enrolled/Offered Admission (% Enrolled): 126/318 (39%)

Notable Engineering Program Rankings:

A Top 50 Undergraduate Engineering Program (per US News; ranked # 36 overall; #11 amongst schools not having a doctoral program)

Other Information Regarding The School And Its Engineering Program:

A detailed profile of this school's engineering program is provided online at the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) website at:

Contact Information:



Mailing Address

Phone / Email

General College Contacts:

Main Website/
General Address and Phone

One Bear Place
Waco, TX 76798

800.BAYLOR.U /

Admissions Services (Undergraduate)

One Bear Place #97056
Waco, TX 76798-7056

see website for email

Financial Aid Office

One Bear Place #97028
Waco, TX 76798-7028


The Graduate School (Admissions, Financial Aid, etc.)

One Bear Place #97264
Waco, TX 76798-7264

see website for email

Campus Living and Learning (Housing)

One Bear Place #97076
Waco, TX 76798-7076


Engineering Program Contacts:

School of Engineering and Computer Science

One Bear Place #97356
Waco, TX 76798-7356


Dept of Engineering

One Bear Place #97356
Waco, TX 76798-7356


Dept of Computer Science

One Bear Place #97356
Waco, TX 76798-7356


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