The costs of tuition, room, and board at Baylor are among the most economical of any major private university in the nation. Baylor represents an affordable, yet superior, private education guided by Christian influences and ideals.
The Student and Financial Aid Office provides a comprehensive program that includes merit-based scholarships and need-based scholarships, as well as grants, loans, and part-time campus employment designed to help eligible students meet expenses while enrolled at Baylor University.
Students entering or enrolled in the School of Social Work may apply for financial assistance through the Office of Academic Scholarships and Financial Aid. A comprehensive program of financial aid is available that includes both merit-based and need-based scholarships, as well as grants, loans and part-time employment.
Complete information on the various types of assistance is available from:
Office of Academic Scholarships and Financial Aid
One Bear Place #97028
Waco, TX 76798-7028
254-710-2611 or 1-800-BAYLOR-U
Students in field internships occasionally receive funding through the agency or through a grant in the School. See the Field Manual for eligibility, application and internships at place of wrok.
Students enrolled may also apply for financial assistance in the School of Social Work. The School of Social Work has some scholarship funds available for students who have been admitted in the major and who have proven their commitment by posting good grades and taken at least two courses in the major. The following scholarships are awarded on an annual basis. Scholarships are awarded based on need and merit. Need is determined through the Office of Financial Aid and the student's completion of a FAFSA. Applications are due each spring on April 1st for the upcoming academic year and can be found at: Baylor SSW Scholarship Information and Baylor SSW Scholarship Application
Students apply for these scholarships by completing the application for financial assistance and submitting it to the the Research and Grant Coordinator for the School of Social Work. The Financial Awards Committee recommends students each spring to receive the scholarship the following academic year, based on the following criteria:
Students who are interested and believe they are qualified should request and complete the application for financial assistance. Financial aid forms are available in the student lounge in the School of Social Work or from the Program Manager, Baccalaureate Studies, One Bear Place #97320, Waco, TX 76798-7320. Enclose with the application a current grade audit and any other appropriate documentation. All applications must be received by April 1.