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.