Founded: 1845 - Discover Baylor's rich history.
Mission: The mission of Baylor University is to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.
Motto: Pro Ecclesia, Pro Texana (For Church, For Texas)
At Baylor, we seek to provide students with the opportunity to interact and dialogue with individuals from different backgrounds and with diverse experiences. By creating this "dialogue of difference" in our residential communities, organizations, activities and classrooms, we hope to prepare our students for meaningful engagement in a global society.
37.7% of Fall 2017 freshmen were from an
underrepresented minority population.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Baylor #75 on their annual review of college and universities. Check out our latest awards, recognition and rankings.
Baylor alumni have served in the military, politics, business, entertainment, science and more. See who some of our most Prominent Bears are.