Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 4
Science 4
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 2
History 1
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted February 1
SAT Only Not reported Not reported
ACT Only Not reported Not reported
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not reported Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Not reported Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported Not reported
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
1311 S 5th St.
Waco
TX
76798
Phone
(254) BAYLORU xLORU
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1, 2025
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1, February 1
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
January 15
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
46% of 40,753 applicants were admitted
Women
42% of 25,320 applicants were admitted
Men
52% of 15,404 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
3,936 (21%) of 18,697 admitted students enrolled
Women
2,297 (21%) of 10,691 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,639 (20%) of 8,006 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
3,767
Students Accepting Wait List Position
819
Students Admitted From Wait List
491
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
0%
3.75 - 3.99
0%
3.50 - 3.74
0%
3.25 - 3.49
0%
3.00 - 3.24
0%
2.50 - 2.99
0%
2.00 - 2.49
0%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 630 average , 580-690 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
22.4%
Score of 600 - 700
47.1%
Score of 500 - 600
26%
Score of 400 - 500
4.3%
Score of 300 - 400
0.2%
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
SAT EBRW: 634 average , 590-680 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
19.5%
Score of 600 - 700
52.1%
Score of 500 - 600
25.1%
Score of 400 - 500
3.1%
Score of 300 - 400
0.2%
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
29 average , 26-32 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
44.5%
Score of 24 - 29
42.9%
Score of 18 - 23
11.5%
Score of 12 - 17
1.1%
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Math: 27
Score of 30 - 36
28.3%
Score of 24 - 29
53.8%
Score of 18 - 23
15%
Score of 12 - 17
2.9%
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Eng: 29
Score of 30 - 36
49.5%
Score of 24 - 29
34.1%
Score of 18 - 23
14.6%
Score of 12 - 17
1.6%
Score of 6 - 11
0.2%
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 40%
Top quarter: 72%
Top half: 95%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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