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Baylor 2012
A Decade of Remarkable Progress: 2002-2012

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In coordination with recruiting and retaining a world-class faculty, Baylor will recruit a student body of high academic merit, Christian character, commitment to service and potential for leadership. We will seek students from a range of backgrounds to enrich our community and, through scholarships and other forms of support, will further enhance Baylor's student profile at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Progress Summary

  1. In coordination with recruiting and retaining a world-class faculty, Baylor will recruit a student body of high academic merit, Christian character, commitment to service and potential for leadership.

    We are making progress. At both the undergraduate and graduate level, entrance exam scores have been increasing, although SAT scores dipped slightly in Fall 2008. Based on data from a survey administered annually to first-time freshmen, we are continuing to attract students who are spiritually- and service-oriented. Additionally, Baylor MBA graduates' strong employment rates and starting salaries demonstrate their high caliber.

  2. We will seek students from a range of backgrounds to enrich our community.

    We are making progress. The percentage of minority undergraduate and graduate students has been increasing, especially for undergraduate enrollment.

  3. Through scholarships and other forms of support, we will further enhance Baylor's student profile at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

    We are making progress. The number of institutional scholarships and the total amounts of those scholarships accepted by undergraduate students has steadily increased. The number of institutional scholarships and the total amounts of those scholarships accepted by graduate students has also increased.