Baylor Again Tops 13,000 With Record Fall Enrollment

Sept. 7, 2000

by Lori Scott Fogleman

For the second consecutive fall semester, Baylor University has enrolled more than 13,000 students, the largest number of students ever in the university's 155-year history.

Official 12th-day enrollment statistics compiled by the Office of the Registrar show Baylor's total university enrollment at 13,719 students, an increase of 390 from last fall's record enrollment.

This year's freshman class includes 2,832 students, an increase of 60 students from last fall. The average SAT score of the Baylor Class of 2004 is up at least four points from last year's average of 1169.

Overall Baylor has enrolled 11,806 undergraduates; 1,189 graduate students; 379 in the School of Law; and a record 247 students in the George W. Truett Theological Seminary, including 24 students seeking a doctor of ministry degree and approximately two dozen seeking joint master of divinity and music or social work degrees.

At the U.S. Army Academy of Health Sciences in San Antonio, where Baylor has an affiliated degree program, 98 students are enrolled.

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