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The mission of Baylor University is to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.
Baylor enrollment includes students from 50 states, the District of Columbia, and 87 foreign countries.
The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. The average undergraduate class size is 28.
Baylor's curriculum includes 147 baccalaureate programs, 74 master's programs, 31 doctoral programs, and 2 Education Specialist programs.
Library holdings include over 2.5 million bound volumes as well as numerous microforms, audiovisual, and electronic resources.
As of May 31, 2012, the University endowment market value was approximately $960 million.
Approximately 90% of Baylor undergraduate students receive student financial assistance.
Baylor is one of the select 10% of U.S. colleges and universities with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter.
85% of entering freshmen return to Baylor for their second year.
Recent studies indicate that approximately 54% of entering freshmen graduate from Baylor within four years, 70% graduate within five years and 72% graduate within six years.
Baylor ranks in the top 10% of colleges and universities participating in the National Merit Scholarship program.
Chartered by the Republic of Texas in 1845, Baylor is the oldest university in Texas. The approximately 1,000-acre main campus adjoins the Brazos River near downtown Waco, a Central Texas city of 200,000 people.
Source: Fall 2012 Facts