In higher education, R1 research institutions stand apart. These elite research universities impact the world through top tier research that addresses society's greatest challenges.
On December 16, 2021, Baylor's long-pursued goal of R1 recognition became a reality, earning the designation as a doctoral institution with "very high research activity" by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. What does this honor mean, and how will it shape the University's future? Baylor faculty and administrators unpack the ways Baylor's status as a preeminent Christian research university will impact our campus, the Baylor Family and the world.