Key Documents Chart

Early Decision 1 (Binding)
November 2 No later than December 15 February 1* Online application through
goBAYLOR
ApplyTexas
Common Application
Application
Essay
Early Decision Agreement
Official high school transcript
Official SAT and/or ACT scores**
Résumé
Letters of recommendation
Short answer responses submitted through goBaylor
CSS Profile and FAFSA if requesting need-based aid
SAT: November 7
ACT: October 24
Accept, deny, ask for further supporting materials, reconsider during Regular Admission

*All deadlines are by 5 p.m. CST. If you are accepted less than two weeks before, or any time after the above deadlines, please refer to the deadline listed in your acceptance letter.

**Learn more about our Test Optional policy.

***To expedite your application file completion process, we highly recommend you select Baylor as an automatic recipient prior to your exam. If you request this after the exam, this will delay your application file.

Early Decision 2 (Binding)
February 1 No later than March 1 March 15* Online application through
goBAYLOR
ApplyTexas
Common Application
Application
Essay
Early Decision Agreement
Official high school transcript
Official SAT and/or ACT scores**
Résumé
Letters of recommendation
Short answer responses submitted through goBaylor
CSS Profile and FAFSA if requesting need-based aid
SAT: December 5
ACT: December 12
Accept, deny, ask for further supporting materials, reconsider during Regular Admission

*All deadlines are by 5 p.m. CST. If you are accepted less than two weeks before, or any time after the above deadlines, please refer to the deadline listed in your acceptance letter.

**Learn more about our Test Optional policy.

***To expedite your application file completion process, we highly recommend you select Baylor as an automatic recipient prior to your exam. If you request this after the exam, this will delay your application file.

Early Action
November 2 No later than January 15 June 1* Online application through
goBAYLOR
ApplyTexas
Common Application
Application
Essay
Official high school transcript
Official SAT and/or ACT scores**

Résumé
Letters of recommendation
Short answer responses submitted through goBaylor
CSS Profile and FAFSA if requesting need-based aid

SAT: November 7
ACT: October 24
Accept, deny, ask for further supporting materials, reconsider during Regular Admission

*All deadlines are by 5 p.m. CST. If you are accepted less than two weeks before, or any time after the above deadlines, please refer to the deadline listed in your acceptance letter.

**Learn more about our Test Optional policy.

***To expedite your application file completion process, we highly recommend you select Baylor as an automatic recipient prior to your exam. If you request this after the exam, this will delay your application file.

Regular Admission
     February 1 April 10 June 1* Online application through
goBAYLOR
ApplyTexas
Common Application
Application
Essay
Official high school transcript
Official SAT and/or ACT scores**

Résumé
Letters of recommendation
Short answer responses submitted through goBaylor
CSS Profile and FAFSA if requesting need-based aid

SAT: December 5
ACT: December 12
Accept, deny, waitlist offer

*All deadlines are by 5 p.m. CST. If you are accepted less than two weeks before, or any time after the above deadlines, please refer to the deadline listed in your acceptance letter.

**Learn more about our Test Optional policy.

***To expedite your application file completion process, we highly recommend you select Baylor as an automatic recipient prior to your exam. If you request this after the exam, this will delay your application file.