Baylor University By: Deeya Trivedi

10 majors: Biology, nursing, accounting, finance, psychology, marketing, business administration and management, journalism, communication disorders, and health/medical preparatory programs.
Sports offered: Baseball, basketball, cheerleading, crew, equestrian sports, fencing, football, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rock climbing, rugby, sailing, skiing, soccer, softball, tennis, track mad field, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, water polo, cross-country, racquetball, and table tennis.

Student life:

  • National (Greek letter) fraternities and sororities, and local sororities
  • Clubs- Choral and Drama/Theater group, Marching Band, Newspaper, Radio and Television Station
  • Clubs and Organizations- The Bear Pit, Alpha Lambda Delta, Delta Epsilon lota, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, and American Medical Student Association
  • Popular On-Campus Events- Diadeloso (student day of fun), Homecoming, and All-University Sing.
38% live in dorms and 62% live off campus.
Percentage of students admitted= 55% Percentage of students who receive financial aid= 97% Average SAT score of students= 1010 Annual Cost, including tuition, fees, books, and room/board= $51,579.

African American-8% Asian-6% Hispanic-14% Non-citizen-4% Multiracial-5% White-63%

Other facts:

1. B.U. is the oldest university in the state of Texas still operating

2. B.U. has an actual zoo on campus where they have their two mascots: Black Bears named Joy and Lady

3. For 41 years, Baylor and Waco University were two different schools. In 1886, the two schools consolidated to form Baylor University at Waco.

4. School colors are green and gold

5. Baylor University ranks 20th out of 1,388 for best college athletics in America.

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