Average GRE Scores – Baylor University, Texas

This article is a continuation of the series on Average GRE Scores for universities. Today I’m going to give some information about the average GRE and GMAT scores for Baylor University.

Baylor is a research university located in Waco, Texas, about mid way between Dallas and Austin (100 miles).

Founded in 1845, the university is known for its programs in business, law, music, theology and science.

Bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate and professional degrees are offered through the eleven degree-granting academic units.

Baylor University is divided into eleven degree-granting academic units. Two of these units are designated as colleges while eight others are designated as schools. They are:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Hankamer School of Business
  • Honors College
  • School of Education
  • School of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Graduate School
  • Law School
  • Louise Herrington School of Nursing
  • School of Music
  • School of Social Work

The average GRE scores will include GRE scores of all admitted students all the listed departments and it will also include students admitted for PhD programs.

Average GRE Scores – Masters Degree

Year Average GRE GMAT
2002 1080 582
2003 1095 587
2004 1105 613
2005 1120 608
2006 1135 602
2007 1155 598
2008 1165 596

The average GRE scores for students had been increasing and Baylor has set a goal to improve the scores to 1,220.

About 90% of students with M.B.A. get job within 90 days of graduation with average starting salary of $60,000.

Average GRE Scores – PhD Students

Year Average GRE PhD
2002 1115
2003 1125*
2004 1135*
2005 1152*
2006 1175*
2007 1200
2008 1215*

* There will be +/- 5 points different.

It very a clear trend to see the average GRE scores for Baylor University is on the rise. This implies that the school is increasing the standards of the students they admit to the program.

Majors Offered within Departments

Computer Science – Baylor’s master’s program in computer science prepares the student for cutting-edge research in areas like machine learning, aspect-oriented design, computational biology and peer-to-peer networking to become the leaders of tomorrow.

The other master’s programs offered include mechanical, biomedical, electrical engineering, along with biology, chemistry, etc.

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