About Baylor University

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 16,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas and welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

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#BearsOfBaylor — “I’m having a good year. Got into grad school, won two competitions…”

#BearsOfBaylor — “I’m having a good year. Got into grad school, won two competitions…”

“Baylor was the one place I auditioned [as a vocal performance (opera) major]. I like it here. … I’m having a good year. Got into grad school, won two competitions — I get to go to Carnegie Hall and sing in May, and I’m going to go to Germany tosing some opera. So, it’s been …

Writer-Director Whit Stillman Will Present 2017 Albaugh Lecture

Writer-Director Whit Stillman Will Present 2017 Albaugh Lecture

WACO, Texas (March 21, 2017) – Whit Stillman, a writer-director best known for his 1990 movie “Metropolitan,” will present the 2017 Roy B. Albaugh Lecture on March 23 and 24 at Baylor University.

Texas Hunger Initiative Receives $3 Million Grant from the Walmart Foundation

Texas Hunger Initiative Receives $3 Million Grant from the Walmart Foundation

WACO, Texas (March 20, 2017) – The Texas Hunger Initiative (THI) at Baylor University has received a $3 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to continue its work to end hunger in Texas.

Baylor Professor Awarded International Prize for Research in Psychology of Religion

Baylor Professor Awarded International Prize for Research in Psychology of Religion

WACO, Texas (March 16, 2016) – The International Association for the Psychology of Religion (IAPR) awarded the Godin Prize for the Scientific Study of Religion to Wade Rowatt, Ph.D., professor of psychology in the College of Arts & Sciences.

Baylor Football Players Team Up with the Texas Hunger Initiative to Promote Breakfast

Baylor Football Players Team Up with the Texas Hunger Initiative to Promote Breakfast

WACO, Texas (March 14, 2017) – Three Baylor University football players – who had just completed a 6 a.m. workout – teamed up with the Texas Hunger Initiative (THI) and students at La Vega Elementary School in Waco on Tuesday to raise awareness about the importance of breakfast and the work of THI in helping reduce food insecurity in Texas.

Baylor Programs Ranked in 2018 U.S. News Grad School Survey

Baylor Programs Ranked in 2018 U.S. News Grad School Survey

WACO, Texas (March 14, 2017) – Baylor University graduate programs in law, business, nursing and health disciplines, education, engineering, the sciences and social sciences and humanities were among those nationally ranked in the 2018 <i>U.S. News</i> Best Graduate Schools rankings, released today.

Baylor School of Education-Midway ISD Partnership Receives National Award

Baylor School of Education-Midway ISD Partnership Receives National Award

WACO, Texas (March 14, 2017) – The partnership between Baylor University’s School of Education and Midway Independent School District to prepare future teachers has earned the “Exemplary Professional Development School Achievement Award” from the National Association for Professional Development Schools (NAPDS).

Baylor Professor’s Research Sparks Calls for Change in Adoption, Options Counseling Process

Baylor Professor’s Research Sparks Calls for Change in Adoption, Options Counseling Process

WACO, Texas (March 8, 2017) – A new study by a Baylor University researcher gives voice to women who have placed a child for adoption and suggests changes to the options counseling process and policies that guide agencies and other adoption professionals.