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. 22, 2023
Additional Graduate Student Housing in 2024-25

With the addition of Speight-Jenkins and Pinetree apartment complexes, the Baylor Graduate School adds 66 apartments beginning with the 2024-25 academic year. These new accommodations—near Baylor's campus and exclusive to graduate students—will provide a comfortable and supportive environment for academic success and personal growth. 

Sep. 21, 2023
Presidential Perspective - September 21, 2023

Earlier this week U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings of “Best Colleges,” and Baylor maintained our status as a Top-100 university overall and as one of the Top 50 private universities nationally. 

Sep. 21, 2023
Two years after reaching R1, Baylor’s research momentum only continues to grow

It’s been almost two years since Baylor reached elite R1 recognition. But that milestone wasn’t a finish line; instead, it’s been a springboard toward accomplishing even more.

Here’s just a sampling of the major research projects and honors at Baylor from recent months, showing the wide array of disciplines and approaches found across the university:

Sep. 20, 2023
Baylor English Professor Selected as Member of Inaugural Cohort of Inklings Project Fellows

WACO, Texas (Sept. 20, 2023) – Richard Rankin Russell, Ph.D., professor of English and graduate program director of English at Baylor University, has been selected as a member of the inaugural cohort of Inklings Project Fellows for the academic year 2023-2024. Based out of the University of Notre Dame’s McGrath Institute for Church Life, the Inklings Project is an intercollegiate initiative that invites scholars to explore the worlds of C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and the other members of the famed Inklings author group.