Baylor Experiences Increase in Spring 2007 Enrollment

Jan. 29, 2007

by Lori Fogleman, director of media relations, (254) 710-6275

Baylor University has enrolled a total of 13,169 students for the spring 2007 semester, an increase of 150 students over last spring's enrollment, according to official 12th-day enrollment statistics compiled by the Office of Institutional Research and Testing.

Enrollment for the spring 2006 semester was 13,019 students. In spring 2005, Baylor enrolled 12,715 students.

The spring semester's enrollment consists of 11,005 undergraduates; 1,215 graduate students; 381 students in George W. Truett Theological Seminary; and 384 students in Baylor Law School, with one law student taking graduate hours. At the U.S. Army Academy of Health Sciences in San Antonio, where Baylor has affiliated graduate degree programs in physical therapy, health care administration and nutrition, 180 students are enrolled. Another joint U.S. Army-Baylor doctoral program in physical therapy at Brooke Army Medical Center/West Point reported an enrollment of three students.

According to IRT statistics, the retention rate for all undergraduates from fall 2006 to spring 2007 increased slightly to 94.6 percent, compared to 94.5 percent from fall 2005 to spring 2006. For first-time freshmen, the retention rate from fall 2006 to spring 2007 decreased a tenth of a percent to 95 percent from 95.1 percent from fall 2005 to spring 2006.

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