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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Happy 65th Anniversary, Armstrong Browning Library!

Happy 65th Anniversary, Armstrong Browning Library!

The first indication a visitor receives that Baylor’s Armstrong Browning Library is a special place is the entrance. Bronze doors, each weighing nearly a ton, open slowly as they dramatically reveal what’s inside — and what’s inside is not only one of the most beautiful facilities on the Baylor campus, but one of the most …

‘Low-Tech Terror’: Researcher Says Attack with a Car and Butcher Knife at Ohio State Shows Evolving Forms of Terrorism

‘Low-Tech Terror’: Researcher Says Attack with a Car and Butcher Knife at Ohio State Shows Evolving Forms of Terrorism

WACO, Texas (Dec. 1, 2016) — The attack at Ohio State University on Nov. 28, when a student rammed his car into a group of pedestrians and began stabbing them with a butcher knife — wounding 11 — illustrates a crucial fact about mass violence, says a Baylor University researcher on terrorism.

Distinguished Physiologist to Present Lecture on ‘Preconditioning’ Cardiac, Skeletal Muscle Fibers

Distinguished Physiologist to Present Lecture on ‘Preconditioning’ Cardiac, Skeletal Muscle Fibers

WACO, Texas (Nov. 30, 2016) — Scott K. Powers, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of applied physiology and kinesiology at the University of Florida, will present a lecture on Thursday, Dec. 1, as part of The Texas Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (TACSM).

Baylor University Named to 2017 'Military Friendly' Schools List

Baylor University Named to 2017 'Military Friendly' Schools List

WACO, Texas (Nov. 29, 2016) – Baylor University has earned the 2017 Military Friendly School designation by Victory Media, publisher of <i>G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs</i> and <i>Military Spouse</i>.

Baylor University Ranked as Top Five School for Entrepreneurship Studies by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine

Baylor University Ranked as Top Five School for Entrepreneurship Studies by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine

WACO, Texas (Nov. 28, 2016) – Baylor University’s undergraduate entrepreneurship program in the Hankamer School of Business has been ranked No. 5 among the “Top 25 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies for 2017,” according to the latest rankings from The Princeton Review and <i>Entrepreneur</i> magazine.

Christmas Arrives at Baylor University

Christmas Arrives at Baylor University

WACO, Texas (Nov. 29, 2016) – Baylor University will usher in the winter holidays this week with a number of festive events, including the annual Christmas on 5th Street.

Why You Shouldn’t Be So Quick to Click the Unfriend Button

Why You Shouldn’t Be So Quick to Click the Unfriend Button

Baylor Professor Explains How Social Media Can Play a Role in Reconciliation
WACO, Texas (Nov. 15, 2016) - Think twice before clicking the unfriend button this year.

Baylor Students Steppin’ Out to Help the Community

Baylor Students Steppin’ Out to Help the Community

WACO, Texas (Nov. 11, 2016) — In 1985, the first ever Steppin’ Out was held at Baylor University with a week of events leading up to the big day of service to the community. Four years later, the event became one day full of service activities occurring in both the fall and spring — a tradition that has continued to this very day.