About Baylor University

About Baylor University

Baylor University

As a private, faith-based university founded in 1845, Baylor is a nationally-ranked research and academic institution. On campus, we provide a vibrant community for more than 15,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for academic excellence. Online, we extend our heritage to a growing community of students and working professionals around the world.

Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions. We offer 144 undergraduate degree programs, 74 master's programs, and 34 doctoral programs. Among our students and alumni are Fulbright, Truman, Marshall, and Rhodes Scholars.

For all of our students – on campus and online – a Baylor education is a transformational experience. Our mission is to ignite your quest for wisdom, your understanding of calling, and your preparation for faith-based service in an interconnected global society.

The Baylor Business Network: Connected and Involved

Baylor's mission of cultivating highly educated and ethical business leaders is evident in the success of our 25,000-plus business alumni. The Baylor Business Network is an ongoing source of support that will be there for you throughout your professional journey. We're connected online through social media, and through local networks across Texas and the United States.

Members everywhere benefit from networking opportunities with prospective recruiters and alumni. Our local networks in Dallas, Houston, Austin, Fort Worth, San Antonio, and New York City also host premier speakers and provide networking opportunities which attract alumni from around the country.

Baylor Career Resources

Baylor students and graduates benefit from online and in-person resources that develop, enhance, and accelerate careers. These include:

  • "Hire a Bear" - an online interview management system which brings students and prospective employees together
  • MBA CareerLeader Software – a self-assessment tool used by top business schools and corporations worldwide
  • Career Shift – the premier job internship and networking search engine
  • Program support for conference fairs including National Black MBA Association and National Society of Hispanic MBAs
  • Networking opportunities with prospective recruiters and alumni

Accreditation

Baylor University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor's, master's, specialist and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Baylor University.

The Baylor Business MBA is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). You can learn more about the AACSB and the accreditation process by visiting www.aacsb.edu.