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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A quick look at Baylor’s bear logos through the years

A quick look at Baylor’s bear logos through the years

No, that’s not a real “Sailor Bear” Baylor football helmet pictured above; a fan mocked that up several years ago just for fun. In fact, in the program’s 110+ seasons,the Bears’ helmets have never featured a bear of any kind — only the interlocking BU. But that hasn’t stopped Baylor Bear logos from showing up …

Voters Reward — or Punish — Incumbent School Board Members Based on White Students’ Achievement, Not that of Hispanics and African-Americans

Voters Reward — or Punish — Incumbent School Board Members Based on White Students’ Achievement, Not that of Hispanics and African-Americans

WACO, Texas (Sept. 20, 2017) — Voters reward or punish incumbent school board members based on the achievement of white students in their district, while outcomes for African-American and Hispanic students get relatively little attention at the ballot box, according to a study co-authored by a Baylor University scholar.

Baylor University Receives Department of Education Grant for TRIO McNair Program

Baylor University Receives Department of Education Grant for TRIO McNair Program

WACO, Texas (Sept. 18, 2017) – Baylor University has been awarded an annual grant of $232,265 for five years to implement the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program.

Most Americans Do Not Use the Internet to Seek — or Share — Spiritual Matters, Baylor Survey Finds

Most Americans Do Not Use the Internet to Seek — or Share — Spiritual Matters, Baylor Survey Finds

WACO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2017) — Despite the pervasive use of the Internet in everyday life, most Americans report they never use it to find religious or spiritual content, and most never use it to share religious views, according to the <a href="http://www.baylor.edu/baylorreligionsurvey">Baylor Religion Survey</a>.

Baylor on the ‘Cool Schools’ List for Campus Sustainability Practices

Baylor on the ‘Cool Schools’ List for Campus Sustainability Practices

WACO, Texas (Sept. 7, 2017) – Baylor University’s ongoing commitment to sustainability has been honored for the fourth time by SIERRA Magazine, which has named the University to its 2017 “Cool Schools” list.

Enrollment Remains Strong; Diversity, Retention and Graduation Rates Increase to Record Levels

Enrollment Remains Strong; Diversity, Retention and Graduation Rates Increase to Record Levels

WACO, Texas (Sept. 8, 2017) – Baylor University topped enrollment milestones for the diversity of its student body, enrolled a highly selective, high-achieving freshman class and advanced its retention and graduation rates to record levels, according to 12th class day statistics from Baylor’s Office of Institutional Research and Testing (IRT).

‘Trumpism’ and Fear of ‘Others’ Revealed as National Patterns in Baylor Religion Survey

‘Trumpism’ and Fear of ‘Others’ Revealed as National Patterns in Baylor Religion Survey

WACO, Texas (Sept. 7, 2017) — “Trumpism” — a new form of nationalism that merges pro-Christian rhetoric with anti-Islam, anti-feminist, anti-globalist and anti-government attitudes — and a fear of “others” emerged as prominent patterns among Americans in the latest findings of the Baylor Religion Survey.