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Oct
13
2017
For U.S. service members, transitioning from active-duty to civilian life is tough. For many, starting college years after most people do, makes things more difficult.
A program at Baylor, called the Veteran Educational and Transition Services or VETS, is trying to help with that transition. The program started in 2012.
Oct
6
2017
The Department of Education-funded program is highly competitive and is one of eight federally funded and coveted TRIO programs. This is the first federally funded TRIO program Baylor has received servicing students. This places Baylor with a network of institutions nationally, which focus efforts on helping underrepresented students earn degrees.
Oct
6
2017
Diversity, retention and graduation rates have all hit record highs in Baylor’s 2017 fall enrollment numbers.
Sep
12
2017
Baylor's Office of Access and Learning Accommodation (OALA) office exists to level the playing field to give students with disabilities the same opportunity for success in the classroom as students without disabilities.
Sep
14
2016
Second-largest freshman class sets all-time highs for academics, out-of-state enrollment; Baylor moves up to No. 71 in U.S. News rankings, tying its highest-ever ranking.
Sep
2
2016
Baylor University has stepped up its work in serving student veterans with the hire of a full-time manager for the Veteran Educational and Transition Services program, known as VETS.
May
25
2016
The main benefit of taking summer courses at Baylor is straightforward: taking summer courses can help your student stay on track and thereby avoid a costly extra semester or year at Baylor. There are many other benefits as well, but that main goal of helping students graduate in four years has been the driving force behind Baylor's expansion of summer school offerings, providing more opportunities for your student to "get ahead--stay ahead."
May
25
2016
The Transfer Student Success Program is a part of the Paul L. Foster Success Center, but it also is affiliated with Campus Living & Learning. This unique partnership provides a multi-faceted approach to serving the needs of transfer students both in and out of the classroom.
May
1
2016
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Apr
1
2016
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Mar
1
2016
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Feb
1
2016
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Oct
15
2015
The Paul L. Foster Success Center has demonstrated significant growth in the reach and influence of their already impactful programs.
Sep
16
2015
Baylor University topped milestones for overall, graduate and undergraduate enrollment and achieved all-time highs for freshman and undergraduate fall-to-fall retention numbers, according to statistics from Baylor’s Office of Institutional Research and Testing.
Oct
13
2014
“I’ve learned so much through football. How to overcome adversity, how to persevere, how to work hard and achieve something you’ve worked for. To me, it’s more than a game, and I want to be able to give that back to other kids,” says Nelson Ehirim.
Sep
17
2014
WACO, Texas (Sept. 17, 2014) – Coming on the heels of its rise among top national universities in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, Baylor University topped milestones for freshman, undergraduate and overall enrollment and achieved all-time highs across the board for fall-to-fall retention numbers, according to statistics released today by Baylor’s Office of Institutional Research and Testing.
Sep
17
2014
Nearly three-quarters of the public wants the U.S. Supreme Court to allow video broadcast of its proceedings.
Sep
17
2014
Lawyers who switch careers find happiness in baking, tech and other fields.
Sep
9
2014
WACO, Texas (Sept. 9, 2014) – In the latest rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report, Baylor University moved up to No. 71 among National Universities, achieving the University’s best rating since U.S. News began ranking institutions beyond the top 50 in 2002. Baylor was ranked No. 75 by U.S. News in 2013.
Nov
12
2013
Multiple generations of veterans joined with Baylor students and the Waco community in the SUB Bowl to share stories and reflect on the service and sacrifice of those who served in the military.
Nov
6
2013
More jobs for veterans. Congressman Bill Flores and other lawmakers targeted that goal at Baylor University Wednesday morning.
Sep
27
2013
In its second year, MAP-Works has helped Baylor improve student retention rates and better facilitate incoming freshmen and transfer student success.
Sep
19
2013
Baylor University has hit a third consecutive year of record-high enrollment. In addition, the fall-to-fall retention rate of first-time freshmen increased to 88.2 percent this year, up from 86.6 percent in 2012.
Sep
19
2013
Baylor has announced record-breaking undergraduate and total enrollment for the third year in a row with 15,616 students, a 1.6 percent increase from last year's 15,364. The retention rate of first-time freshmen since 2010 has increased by 6.3 percent in three years. The current rate is 88.2 percent, according to Baylor's latest Institutional Research and Testing report.
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