Freshman Academic Scholarships 2017-18

Admitted students are automatically considered for one of four academic scholarships listed below. Applicants who submit application files after February 1 are considered for academic scholarships based on available funding.

Regents' Gold Scholarship

Baylor provides a full tuition academic scholarship to National Merit Finalists who select Baylor as their first-choice college. The Regents' Gold Scholarship is augmented by the recipients' SAT or ACT score.

SAT Score (critical reading + math) ACT Score Amount Divided over 8 Undergraduate Semesters Amount per Academic Year
1490-1600 34-36 $174,440 $43,610
1400-1480 32-33 $170,440 $42,610
1330-1390 30-31 $166,440 $41,610
For National Merit Finalists only. Renewal is contingent upon maintaining a Baylor cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.

President's Gold/Provost's Gold/Deans' Gold/Founders' Gold Scholarships

Scholarship Amount Divided Over 8
Undergraduate Semesters
Amount per Academic Year
President's Gold Scholarship $76,000 - $88,000 $19,000 - $22,000
Provost's Gold Scholarship $64,000 - $72,000 $16,000 - $18,000
Deans' Gold Scholarship $52,000 - $60,000 $13,000 - $15,000
Founders' Gold Scholarship $28,000 - $48,000 $7,000 - $12,000
Renewal is contingent upon maintaining a Baylor cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

For a more detailed estimate, check out our Scholarship and Cost Estimator.