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Baylor University offers a diverse catalog of more than 100 master's and doctoral programs to help you reach your career goals. Here, you'll find the support of a caring Christian community and the opportunity to work alongside world-class faculty in purposeful research.

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Currently, more than 2,400 students are pursuing graduate degrees at Baylor. Click here to access a pdf of the current Graduate Catalog.

Applying to graduate school at Baylor is a simple process outlined in the following pages. Please note the Application Deadlines for the different departments and semesters.

Note: Baylor Law School, Truett Seminary, and the School of Social Work have separate admissions offices. Please visit their respective web sites for information on applying.

If you have gone through this process and have further questions, please refer to the FAQs for Admissions or contact

Baylor University
Graduate Admissions
One Bear Place #97264
Waco, Texas 76798-7264

How to Apply
  1. Explore Graduate Programs
  2. Submit Test Scores
  3. Send Transcripts
  4. Sign Up for goBaylor Grad and Complete an Online Application

All admission materials must be sent to the following address:

Baylor University
Graduate Admissions
One Bear Place #97264
Waco, Texas 76798-7264

Graduate Admissions phone#: (254) 710-3588
Graduate Admissions fax#: (254) 710-3870

Admission to the Graduate School of Baylor University is conducted by formal application and requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in the United States, or proof of equivalent training at a foreign university. Graduate admissions committees will consider the entire application when making admission decisions, and each piece of the application is important. Ultimate approval for admission to graduate study is given by the Dean of the Graduate School after careful review of the recommendation from the department to which you have applied.

In addition to an application, applicants must submit an application fee, official standardized test scores, official transcripts, and letters of recommendation. Qualified students will be admitted regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, or disability.

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