Rich in tradition and history, Baylor University is located on over 750 acres in Waco, Texas. Established in 1865, the school is a private Baptist university founded on faith and a dedication to quality education and research. With over 150 areas of study, there is something for just about everyone. There are more than 60 study abroad programs offered in order to enrich the lives of students by allowing them the opportunity to earn a degree while learning about other cultures.
The school offers the Paul L. Foster Success Center to provide students with career support throughout their academic career. The center helps students identify areas of personal and academic strength and offers support systems when a student struggles with a difficult class. It also provides support services for students with disabilities and notifies students about job fairs from around the country.
There is an extremely active campus life with a large Greek presence and nearly three hundred student clubs and organizations. The university hosts many campus events such as concerts, games, plays and religious services so that there is always something to do. Baylor also participates actively in the Habitat for Humanity program as well as many other community service activities and mission trips. An active Baptist Student Ministry and numerous religious classes help students study and understand their faith and beliefs.