A top ranked institution, Baylor University is globally renowned for academic excellence. Our welcoming campus is home to a select community of high achievers. Together, we form a powerful school spirit, based on the Christian faith and shared values. Study internationally at Baylor University and you will contribute to world-class research that will impress future employers. You will receive individual attention to help you excel in classes, and you will be part of a diverse community united by a strong sense of belonging as one of our Baylor Bears.
Baylor’s International Study Center
Gain the academic knowledge, English language proficiency and essential study skills you need to thrive at Baylor University
• Your Pathway to Excellence
• Intensive English Program
• Our English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses teach you the English language and academic studies.
• Direct Admission
• Exceptional students with a high level of English language and academic knowledge can apply.
Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business has a visionary standard. Integrity stands shoulder-to-shoulder with analytic and strategic strengths. The School's top-ranked programs combine rigorous classroom learning, hands-on experience in the real world, a solid foundation in ethical values and a global outlook.
Life on Campus
Life as a Baylor Bear
Baylor is known for its strong school spirit and traditions. These bring everyone together to celebrate the University’s heritage. Annual highlights include the Baylor Line tradition, the Homecoming parade and the Day of the Bear festivities.
In 1914, after 70 years without an official mascot, Baylor students voted to name the Bear the official "Patron Saint of all Baylordom.“
Active Student Life
There are more than 330 clubs and organizations to be part of at Baylor, from rock climbing, rowing and theatre, to academic clubs, faith groups, and sorority and fraternity life.
Baylor’s fantastic sports facilities include a riverside stadium, a golf facility, indoor tennis courts, and an equestrian center.
• Ready to make an impact
Baylor students, faculty and staff volunteer more than 150,000 hours of community service annually. Waco has a welcoming Southern hospitality, vibrant culture, and a beautiful setting on the Brazos River. The students are active both in and out of the community, and they volunteer in local projects that make an impact.
Traditional residence halls offer first-year students an opportunity to meet and live with other hundreds of first-year students with different interests and backgrounds.
Communities organized around specific academic programs and interests. Communities include Baylor & Beyond, Business & Innovation, Fine Arts, Leadership, and more. Open to first-year (Freshman) students.
Faculty-led communities that foster academic excellence, intensive faculty-student interaction, and rich culture steeped in Baylor tradition. Open to first-year (freshman) students. Find out more: https://www.baylor.edu/cll/
Safety & Security
Baylor University has its own police department. This helps students, professors, and faculty stay safe and secure, whether they study, work or live on campus.
Baylor University Safety Services
• BU Campus Guardian
• Mobile safety app to stay in touch with friends and emergency services on campus.
• Emergency Call Boxes
• 210 call boxes and emergency telephones across campus.
• Video Surveillance and Monitoring
• More than 800 cameras on campus monitored and recorded 24-hours a day.
• Baylor Police Department & Waco Police Department
• Baylor has their own police and emergency personnel located on campus with Waco Police Department within 1 mile of campus.
For the eighth consecutive year, Baylor University has been named a “Great College to Work For.”
What does this mean for future Baylor Bears?
Baylor creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere, not just for students, but, also for the professors and staff on campus. This will give students an extra layer of support that is needed when coming to a new country to study, where the staff at Baylor is fully invested in ensuring students are successful.
Career & Professional Development Center
Baylor prepares students for excellence in their professional career. At Baylor University, they will plan for their future with our structured employment service,CareerAhead.
Contact Baylor University Now
Accounting, Biology, Nursing
Type of School
Student Body GenderCo-ed
Scholarships for International StudentsYes
Conditional Admission AvailableYes
Accreditation and CertificationSACSCOC, AACSB, ABET
Type of HousingResidence Hall, Apartment
Test ScoresTOEFL: 80+, IELTS: Band 6.5+, PTE Academic: 60+, ACT Eng: 20+, Duolingo: 110+, SAT Eng: 470+
Visit usOne Bear Place #97012 Waca, TX
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