A Reputation for Academic Excellence

Baylor University stands apart as a Christian research university. Our faculty deeply value teaching and mentoring students while also pursuing research and scholarship at the highest levels. At Baylor, learning takes place in the classrooms and in the educational experiences outside the classroom that expand knowledge and help prepare students as leaders in an ever-changing global society.

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Undergraduate Majors and Minors

Students select from more than 125 academically rigorous majors and minors among our 12 schools and colleges and become part of a dynamic community of learners at Baylor. Built around a nationally recognized academic core, majors and minors help students develop expertise that yields success after graduation.

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Research at Baylor

Baylor is an R1 research university. This means undergraduate and graduate students work alongside Baylor researchers who are actively pursuing new knowledge and seeking solutions to our world’s most meaningful challenges. In the classroom, their research enhances teaching through engaging insights that bring texts, theories and ideas to life in ways that encourage problem solving, broaden students' understanding and ignite new interests. 

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Global Education

Preparing students for success in our global society means providing academic and cross-cultural opportunities that expand students’ experiences and knowledge. From on-campus events and programs to studying abroad and discipline-specific travel, students develop globally essential skills that prepare them for leadership and service. Baylor also is home to a diverse group of international students whose cultures, beliefs and perspectives are invaluable to our campus community. 

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Baylor’s vast library resources and intentional collaboration and study spaces support scholarship, foster teaching and learning and build community. Amongst a network of libraries and associated institutes and centers Moody and Jones Libraries serve as the central hub of activity for students and offers a range of academic and research support.

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