Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Baylor University (Waco, TX)


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Baylor University is ranked 61 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 209 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 38%
Applicants who took ACT 62%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+12%
600-69939%
600+51%

SAT Math Score

700+15%
600-69945%
600+60%

ACT Score

30-3634%
24-2957%
24+91%

Students applied34,636
Students admitted13,758
Admission rate40%

Students per faculty15

4-year graduation rate58%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$39,610
Fees$4,360
Room and board$12,163
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$57,333

Cost after need-based aid$35,042
Cost after non-need-based aid$43,357

Average debt at graduation$44,540

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$49,400

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met65%
Average need-based aid$22,291
Average non-need-based aid$13,976

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment14,348

Full-Time

Men5,924
Women8,185

Part-Time

Men111
Women128

Freshmen retained89%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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