Imperative XI

Emphasize global education

Recognizing that its sphere of Christian influence is the world itself, Baylor must prepare its graduates to enter a pluralistic and global society. To strengthen our efforts in international education, we will:

Progress Summary

  1. Increase the number and quality of Baylor's international programs.

    The number of Baylor's international programs has increased steadily, from 50 programs in fiscal year 2002 to 64 programs in fiscal year in 2007.

  2. Raise the level of participation by students in study abroad programs.

    The level of participation by students in study abroad programs has fluctuated between fiscal year 2003 and fiscal year 2007. There was a decline in participation between fiscal year 2002 and fiscal year 2003 which can be attributed to the events of September 11, 2001.

  3. Increase the percentage of international students on campus.

    The percentage of undergraduate international students on campus has remained relatively constant since fiscal year 2005. The percentage of international graduate students has declined between fiscal year 2005 and 2007.

  4. Expand international opportunities for faculty and graduate students.

    The number of international programs has increased from 50 in fiscal year 2002 to 64 in fiscal year 2007. This increase has expanded opportunities for faculty and students.