BU 72 in latest U.S. News rankings
The 2016 U.S.News & World Report
rankings, released in early September,
lists Baylor at No. 72 among National
Institutions in the National Universities
category offer a full range of
undergraduate majors, plus master’s
and doctoral programs, and also are
committed to producing groundbreaking
Among the highlights for Baylor in
this year’s U.S.News ranking:
- Baylor is the second-highest ranked
university in the Big 12.
- Baylor is the fifth-highest ranked
university in Texas.
- Baylor is rated No. 46 in the
U.S.News High School Counselor
- Baylor's high school counselor score
is 4.1, the University's best since
U.S. News began using the metric
- Baylor's undergraduate business
programs were ranked No.
61 nationally, while the business
school's undergraduate entrepreneurship
program was rated No. 14
- Baylor's undergraduate engineering
program was ranked No. 12.
- Baylor debuted at No. 60 among
national universities in the Best Colleges
for Veterans ranking. U.S.News
rates universities based on their participation
in federal initiatives helping
veterans and active-duty service
members pay for their degrees.
Other data highlights from Baylor's
latest U.S.News ranking indicate
Baylor’s two-year average alumni giving
rate jumped to 18 percent, up from 15 percent in 2014.