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Waco & Baylor Life

Baylor Bears Baylor University in Waco, Texas, is a private Baptist university, and a nationally ranked liberal arts institution. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas, Baylor is the oldest, continually operating university in the state. Though 80 percent of our students come from within Texas, we are home to students from all 50 states, and 80 countries. Visit for details about our history, mission, student life and more.

With the School's move to 811 Washington Ave. in Downtown Waco in late 2010, we are now just steps away from downtown restaurants, Heritage Square concerts and festivals, great shopping and much more! The historic Waco Suspension Bridge across the beautiful Brazos River is just a short lunch-time walk.

To learn more about Waco, the home of Baylor University, located in central Texas, visit for more information regarding local attractions, shopping, entertainment and more.

Waco Trail