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Baylor University

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Study abroad at Baylor University

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, located in Waco, Texas, US. Founded in 1845, it’s one of the oldest universities in Texas and it provides a vibrant campus community for more than 16,000 students.

As an international student you can attend the University’s International Study Center, which provides pathway programs designed to prepare you for a degree program at Baylor.

The international year program is equivalent to your first year of an undergraduate degree; it is delivered over two or three semesters, depending on your level of English language. You can then choose from a wide range of undergraduate degree options, with 142 majors to choose from.

Located on campus, you’ll be a part of university life from the start, with access to all the facilities Baylor has to offer. These include classrooms equipped with the latest learning technology, quiet study areas, group workspaces, modern research facilities and a well-stocked library.

Find & apply to programs at Baylor University

Find programs you love that match your needs & aspirations, where you stand a high chance of acceptance.

Why study at Baylor University?

  • Small class sizes

    The student to faculty ratio is 14:1, and the average undergraduate class size is 26

  • Sports and athletics

    The Universities compete as the Bears in the prestigious NCAA Division I

  • Employability

    86.5% of students found a job or started further education within 90 days of graduation

Life as an international student

Baylor University boasts a truly diverse and welcoming community, with students representing more than 90 different countries and all 50 US states.

Studying at the International Study Center, you’ll receive help and support at every step of your journey, including access to the University’s student support services. The Career Ahead service can also help you work out your future employment plans after graduation.

All first year international students must live in the residence halls on campus for at least one academic year. This will help you to settle in to life at Baylor, meet other students, make friends, and get involved with the campus community. You’ll also be close to all campus amenities like dining halls, classrooms, and libraries.

There are more than 330 clubs and organizations you can join and be part of at Baylor, including things like rock climbing, rowing, academic clubs, faith groups, and sorority and fraternity life.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
    • Museum
  • Praying Rooms
    • Workshops
    • Chaplaincy
    • Language Center
    • Group Praying Rooms
    • Pre sessional English Academic skills courses
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Swimming pools 1
    • No. of Squash Courts 1
    • No. of Basketball Courts 4
    • No. of Athletics Track 1
    • No. of volleyball courts 4
  • IT Support
    • Loan Laptops
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Physiotherapy
    • Minor Surgery
    • Campus Pharmacy
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
  • Transport
    • Campus Bus Service
    • Campus parking
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants 16
    • Cafe’s 4
  • Fitness Centre
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Swimming Pool
    • Personal Trainers
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 330
  • Sports Facilities
    • Sport facilities 7
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support

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Fees and funding

Fee information

  • Undergraduate tuition: US$44,544 per year
  • International Year (1 Semester): US$22,272 per program
  • International Year (2 Semesters): US$44,544 per program
  • International Year (3 Semesters): US$54,044 per program


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Visa requirements for Baylor University

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements