College to Consider

Baylor University – Located in Waco, TX (between Austin & Dallas)

Fun Facts about Baylor:

  • 14,000 undergraduates attend this private, Christian University
  • Baylor is committed to obtaining Research 1/Tier 1 status with a focus in STEM
  • Division I Athletics with a bear as a mascot and fans who yell sic em!
  • Live bear mascots live on campus and students can apply to be certified bear trainers
  • Stadium is located on the Brazos River and fans can “sailgate” before football games
  • Known for having a strong sense of community
  • It is free to apply to Baylor University with multiple admission options including Early Decision, Early Action, Early Decision II and Regular Decision
  • 45% Acceptance Rate with average SAT of 1282 and ACT of 28.5
  • Demonstrated Interest, Resume and Essays are important parts of the admission process
  • Multiple opportunities for merit aid and scholarships are available
  • New Program for Freshmen: Start Abroad in Dublin, Ireland
  • Popular Majors: Pre-Health Sciences, General Sciences, Aviation, Business, Education, Nursing, Engineering
  • Unique Majors: Sport Strategies, Non-profit Management, Film, Sign Language, Leadership Studies, Photojournalism, Child Health Specialist
  • Strong Advising with pre-professional health majors, require freshmen to take course explaining education and career path of doctors and pre-law advising is similar
  • First in Line program serves First Generation College students
  • Student Life sponsors SING a competition featuring student groups singing and dancing in the largest off-Broadway show in the United States

Baylor University will have a college admissions representative on Cannon’s campus on March 24th at 12:25 p.m. in The Cube. Students – please register to attend this session on your Naviance Student account.