About Baylor University

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 16,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas and welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

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How a Baylor mission trip brought this student from Costa Rica to Waco

Every year, Dr. Randy Wood, a professor in Baylor’s School of Education, takes a group of Baylor students to Costa Rica over spring break to work with Santa Elena School in San Jose. They help raise money for books and equipment for the school, and help plan classroom lessons and activities. The hope is to …

Famed Irish Poet Micheal O’Siadhail Will Give Reading Sept. 17 at Baylor’s Armstrong Browning Library

Famed Irish Poet Micheal O’Siadhail Will Give Reading Sept. 17 at Baylor’s Armstrong Browning Library

WACO, Texas (Sept. 12, 2018) — A reading by world-renowned Irish poet Micheal O’Siadhail of his latest work — “The Five Quintets” — will be given from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, in the Foyer of Meditation of Baylor University’s Armstrong Browning Library, 701 Speight Ave.

Baylor at No. 78 in Latest U.S. News Rankings

Baylor at No. 78 in Latest U.S. News Rankings

WACO, Texas (Sept. 10, 2018) – Baylor University is ranked No. 78 among National Universities in the latest Best Colleges rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report.

Panel Will Celebrate Achievements of Boundary Breaking Women

Panel Will Celebrate Achievements of Boundary Breaking Women

Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone will be among 10 faculty sharing contributions of women throughout history.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 10, 2018) – Baylor University’s women’s and gender studies program will present its annual Boundary Breaking Women’s Panel to celebrate women’s achievements at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, on the fifth floor of Cashion Academic Center.

Baylor Enrolls Highest-Achieving Freshman Class, Sets Records for Undergraduate Retention, Graduation Rates

Baylor Enrolls Highest-Achieving Freshman Class, Sets Records for Undergraduate Retention, Graduation Rates

WACO, Texas (Sept. 6, 2018) – Baylor University enrolled its highest-achieving freshman class ever and advanced undergraduate retention and graduation rates to record levels, according to 12th class day statistics from Baylor’s Office of Institutional Research and Testing (IRT).

Baylor Named to the ‘Cool Schools’ List for Campus Sustainability Practices

Baylor Named to the ‘Cool Schools’ List for Campus Sustainability Practices

WACO, Texas (Aug. 28, 2017) – Baylor University’s ongoing commitment to sustainability has been honored for the fifth time by SIERRA Magazine, which has named the University to its 2018 “Cool Schools” list.

Viziv Technologies LLC Partners with Baylor University to Develop Potentially Revolutionary Electrical Distribution Technology

Viziv Technologies LLC Partners with Baylor University to Develop Potentially Revolutionary Electrical Distribution Technology

WACO, Texas (Aug. 28, 2018) – Viziv Technologies LLC and Baylor University have announced a new research partnership aimed at commercializing an entirely new means of delivering electrical energy wirelessly over long distances.

When ‘Religiosity’ Competes with Materialism, Charitable Giving Takes a Hit, Baylor Study Shows

When ‘Religiosity’ Competes with Materialism, Charitable Giving Takes a Hit, Baylor Study Shows

WACO, Texas (Aug. 21, 2018) – Religious people tend to be more charitable than their nonreligious counterparts, but they’ll think twice about opening their wallets if it prolongs their next big purchase, according to new research from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business.

Children with Brain Tumors Who Undergo Radiation Therapy Are Less Likely to Recall Recent Personal Events than to Remember Pre-Treatment Happenings

Children with Brain Tumors Who Undergo Radiation Therapy Are Less Likely to Recall Recent Personal Events than to Remember Pre-Treatment Happenings

WACO, Texas (Aug. 20, 2018) — Children with certain types of brain tumors who undergo radiation treatment are less likely to recall the specifics of events they experienced after radiation than to remember pre-treatment happenings, according to a Baylor University study comparing them to children with healthy brains.