Application Process

STEP #1: Nomination from your Home Institution

There is a good chance you have already been nominated by your home institution. If you have not been nominated to Baylor University, please have your study abroad office contact:

Robert Leis
Study Abroad and ExchangeAdvisor
Baylor University: Center for Global Engagement
One Bear Place #97012
Waco, TX 76798
1-(254) 710-4824

STEP #2: Complete the Online Application

After you have been nominated by your Home School and accepted into the exchange program, you will need to complete your online GoBaylor application.

Once you have created an account, please use THIS LINK to begin your exchange application.

STEP #3: Materials to Submit

Each of the below forms should be completed, signed, scanned, and returned via email to: robert_leis@baylor.edu

To process your DS-2019 (for your J-1 Visa), please send:

To obtain housing and to register you for classes, please send:

For the purpose of obtaining an Acceptance Letter and an DS-2019, you must complete the official application, Visa Authorization Form and the Confirmation of Financial Resources Form as soon as possible.

Deadline for Fall and Spring Applicants to submit all documents.

  • Fall Term: March 31st
  • Spring Term: October 31st
  • Graduate Exchange Admission:

    Graduate exchange student are considered on a case-by-case basis. Students will need to get the instructions from the Baylor Exchange Advisor as the process varies depending on the graduate program.