Baylor University

Graduate School

The Graduate School at Baylor University serves students in over a hundred programs across the humanities, arts, and sciences with resources designed to holistically support their academic and professional development. Come and explore what Baylor has to offer.


Graduate Programs
of PhD students admitted with full funding
Funded Travel Awards per year
Full-time Employment of Doctoral Graduates
Sep. 25, 2023
Writing a Personal Statement

Writing an effective personal statement for a graduate school application is crucial to showcasing your qualifications, experiences, and motivation to pursue advanced research. This page offers a list of ideas to consider as you work through the writing process. 

Sep. 25, 2023
Researcher Explores the Role of Gut Microbiome and Diet to Potentially Improve Cancer Patients’ Response to Treatment

Baylor University researcher Leigh Greathouse, PhD, MPH, MS, RD, Associate Professor of Nutrition Sciences, is focused on cancer research by studying the significant relationship between our gut microbiome, nutrition, and chronic disease.

Sep. 25, 2023
More than a Powerhouse: Research Focuses on Mitochondria and their Response to Exercise

Baylor University researcher Joon Park, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation (HHPR), strives to redefine exercise at the cellular and tissue levels. He is looking under the skin to understand how it benefits our mitochondria and improves our health.

Sep. 25, 2023
Baylor Highlights Research Collaboration as University Celebrates National Research Administrator Day

WACO, Texas (Sept. 25, 2023) – Baylor University is celebrating National Research Administrator Day to highlight top-tier research throughout the University and the teamwork required to advance significant research projects. After attaining Research 1 recognition in 2021 from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, researchers and research administrators throughout the University have continued to elevate Baylor’s research output and impact, addressing complex global challenges in the process.