Transfer Fun Facts

  • Do you know any famous people who were transfer students?  Some include President of the United States Barack Obama, Chip Gaines from "Fixer Upper", actor Tom Hanks, Billionaire Warren Buffett, and Walt Disney
  • Each fall Baylor welcomes nearly 400 new transfer students from all over the United States and even from other countries
  • 53% of our 2015 transfer student population are from underrepresented minority populations
  • Baylor has 9 official Baylor Bound Articulation Agreements with community colleges from across the state.
  • Nearly 20% of Baylor transfer students come from outside the United States.
  • Every year, Baylor's Office of Spirtitual Life holds a Transfer Student Retreat
  • Baylor's Office of Transfer Student Success was established in 2014.
  • The Transfer Year Experience Living-Learning Program is home to 200 transfer student in the University Parks Apartment Complex.
  • Baylor University has nearly 300 undergraduate students who are 25 years or older. 
  • The largest concentration of Baylor transfer students attending Baylor come from McLennan Community College 
  • National Student Clearinghouse Research Center show that 37.2 percent of college students transfer at least once within six years. 
  • The average age for an incoming transfer student is 20 years old. 
  • Nearly 23% of incoming transfer students have Baylor alumni in their immediate family
  • 35% of Baylor of our students are transferring from outside the state of Texas
  • Pre-business is the largest academic major for transfer students entering Baylor
  • Baylor has an even 50/50 split when it comes to the gender of our transfer students
  • Students who live in the Transfer Year Experience Living-Learning Program tend to earn a higher GPA than transfer students living elsewhere

Transfer Student Success

Sid Richardson, 079
One Bear Place #97021
Waco, TX 76798

(254) 710-2775