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 University's Hankamer School of Business has top-ranked programs that combine rigorous classroom learning, hands-on experience in the real world, a solid foundation in ethical values and a global outlook. Approximately 600 graduate and 3,200 undergraduate students and 200 faculty and staff comprise the School.

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. To access any of the below resources click here.

  • "Hire a Bear" - powered by Handshake, 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 Prospanica, the Association of Hispanic Professionals.
  • Networking opportunities with prospective recruiters and alumni

Military Friendly

Baylor University is dedicated to supporting military veterans and their families, and in 2017, Baylor was named Top Ten Gold-level Military Friendly® School Award recipient, in the category of large private schools, by Victory Media.

Baylor is proud to assist student veterans through the university’s Veteran Educational and Transition Services (VETS) program. ETS partners with a range of departments and their resources to provide assistance, including academic, family and counseling support, mentoring, and career and professional development, for the specific and unique challenges faced by student veterans.


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.