Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1216
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $32,574
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    3,160
  • University Selectivity
    58%
  • University Yield
    19%
  • Job Offers
    58%
  • Average Salary
    $48,131
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
    Private
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1923
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
One Bear Place #98000
Waco, Texas 76798-8000, United States
Website

Hankamer School of Business

Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business has a visionary standard. Integrity stands shoulder-to-shoulder with analytic and strategic strengths. The school provides a rigorous academic experience, consisting of classroom and hands-on learning, guided by Christian commitment and a global perspective. Recognized nationally for several programs, including Entrepreneurship and Accounting, the school offers 22 undergraduate and 13 graduate areas of study. Visit www.baylor.edu/business and follow on Twitter at twitter.com/Baylor_Business.

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My undergraduate business program here at Baylor is unique because we operate under the idea that you are the most successful in your area when you have knowledge of every part of business. We get an all-encompassing view of business and a well rounded education in all key areas in order to look at ideas with a big picture view and both long and short term practices

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About Baylor University

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
58% Baylor University 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. SAT/ACT scores
  2. Class rank
  3. Secondary school record
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
29249% 29,249
58% 58
19% 19
58% School Selectivity
19% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT or ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not required
Additional Requirements:

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
0% 0.0
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not required
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Declare business major
  • Min college GPA for transfers
  • Other transfer requirements
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 6
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Admission to Baylor Business Fellows is competitive and is based on SAT/ACT scores, class rank, genuine intellectual curiosity, and a desire to excel in business studies.

Careers

Financial Services 19%
Top Industry
  • Manufacturing 10%
  • Petroleum/Energy 7%
  • Other 6%
Hewlett-Packard 5
Top Employer
  • KPMG 5
  • Oracle 4
  • 3M 4
More Information
Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
58% 58
62% 61.74527272727272
58% Receive Offers
48% 48
59% 59.252482758620694
48% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
0%
0%
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
77% Graduates seeking full-time employment
23% Graduates not seeking employment
94% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
6% 6
$51,683.00
16K 66K
Finance/Accounting
42% 42
$52,585.00
29K 70K
General Management
10% 10
$47,792.00
24K 63K
Human Resources
2% 2
$42,000.00 Data not provided
Management Information Systems
7% 7
$60,071.00
55K 72K
Marketing/Sales
26% 26
$42,312.00
12K 70K
Logistics/Transportation
3% 3
$42,500.00
30K 60K
Other
4% 4
$27,500.00
12K 40K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
17% 17
$53,200.00
42K 73K
Consumer Products/Retail
10% 10
$44,773.00
30K 65K
Consulting
5% 5
$41,933.00
16K 62K
Financial Services
19% 19
$52,215.00
29K 70K
Pharma/Biotech/Health
4% 4
$31,000.00
12K 45K
Manufacturing
10% 10
$54,656.00
45K 70K
Non-Profit
4% 4
$24,000.00
12K 36K
Petroleum/Energy
7% 7
$62,750.00
55K 72K
Sports/Leisure
4% 4
$29,400.00
22K 40K
Technology/Science
14% 14
$48,471.00
25K 66K
Other
6% 6
$37,000.00
35K 40K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
1% 1
$60,000.00 Data not provided
U.S. South
4% 4
$44,250.00
24K 65K
U.S. Southwest
88% 88
$47,701.00
12K 73K
U.S. Midwest
5% 5
$56,260.00
47K 67K
U.S. West
2% 2
$53,333.00
30K 70K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 229
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 1,618
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Resume critique, on-campus interview program, on-line resources, mock interviews, job fairs, professional development workshops, one-on-one career coaching, corporate speakers, employer presentations, mentor network, employer directory, internships, college-career transition and first job seminars, and career assessment tools.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$48,714
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $32,574
  • Fees $3,398
  • Expenses $12,742
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$48,714
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $32,574
  • Fees $3,398
  • Expenses $12,742
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need
  • Merit
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.baylor.edu/sfs/
Scholarships
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • Hankamer School of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
42% 39
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
36% 21
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
Hankamer School of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
More Information
Business Program Classes
33% Less than 20 Students 6% More than 50 Students
61% 21 to 50 students
21 Average number of students in non-business required electives
134 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Corporate Taxation
  • Modern Market Mechanisms
  • Experimental Economics
  • Japanese Economy
  • Connect to the Hankamer School of Business
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 1998
Degrees Offered
  • BBA
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
145% 145
59% 59
Prominent Faculty
  • Dorothy E. Leidner, Ph.D.

    Management Information Systems

  • William R. Reichenstein, Ph.D.

    Finance

  • J. William Petty, Ph.D.

    Entrepreneurship

  • Are work study or co-ops available? No
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    The Hankamer School of Business offers several study abroad options taught by Baylor business faculty. These include Baylor in Great Britain, the European Business Seminar, Baylor in Maastricht, Social Entrepreneurship in Africa, Baylor Business in Europe, and the Immersion into International Interdisciplinary Innovation Program (Shanghai). In non-Baylor faculty programs, students can study abroad at a large number of partner universities.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Baylor University specializes in service learning throughout its undergraduate curriculum.

Students

1290 75th Percentile Score on SAT 29 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
78% 78
Hispanic
9% 9
Asian American
5% 5
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
9%
6%
2%
78%
4%
1%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
97% 97
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
3% 3
Dual Citizenship
0% 0
Canada
0% 0
18 Average age of full-time students
85% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
52% 52
76% 76

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 29,924
Alumni Donations
Average Gift Largest Gift

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Paul L. Foster

    Chairman of the Board and Executive Chairman, Western Refining, Inc.

  • Gary W. Keller

    Co-founder and Chairman, Keller Williams Realty

  • Bob R. Simpson

    Co-founder, XTO Energy and Co-owner, Texas Rangers