Baylor University (BU) is a private Baptist university in Waco, Texas. Chartered in 1845 by the last Congress of the Republic of Texas, it is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas and one of the first educational institutions west of the Mississippi River in the United States. Located on the banks of the Brazos River next to I-35, between the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and Austin, the university's 1,000-acre campus is the largest Baptist university campus in the world. Baylor University's athletic teams, known as the Bears, participate in 19 intercollegiate sports. The university is a member of the Big 12 Conference in the NCAA Division I.
As reported in the 2017
Best Colleges rankings by U.S. News & World Report, Baylor is ranked tied for 71st in the national universities category. On the graduate level, the report also ranks the graduate level, ranks the law school tied for 56th best in the nation and the business school tied for 58th.
The Princeton Review named Baylor a
Best Western College and ranks the university's marketing programs as No. 2 in the nation.
Baylor University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
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Texas, United States
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