Baylor University Admissions

Application fee is $50 for applying graduate school. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Graduate Application Fees$50
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 45.33% and yield is 21.10%. 12,944 men and 21,638 women applied to Baylor University and 6,702 men and 8,974 women students were accepted. Among them, 1,348 men and 1,959 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Ratio 45.33%51.78%41.47%
Yield 21.10%20.11%21.83%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 1,599 students (49% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,696 students (51%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 680 and 25th percentile is 600. The SAT Math score is 700 (75th) and 600 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 95 (75th percentile) and 95 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing600680
SAT Math600700
ACT Composite2632
ACT Math2529
ACT English2634
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Baylor University are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,276, ACT: 80 - Private (not-for-profit) Research University (high research activity)).

Application Requirements

Baylor University requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, Next table summarizes Baylor University application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see Baylor University online application page .
Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRequired
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsConsidered but not Required
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesConsidered but not Required
Admission Test ScoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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