Baylor University

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Baylor University
Type Private
Established 1845 (1845)
Affiliation Baptist
President David E. Garland (interim)
Provost L. Gregory Jones
Location Waco, Texas, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Green and gold
Nickname Bears / Lady Bears

Baylor University (BU) is a private Baptist university in Waco, Texas. Chartered in 1845 by the last Congress of the Republic of Texas, it is the oldest continuously-operating university in Texas and one of the first educational institutions west of the Mississippi River in the United States. It is among the largest Baptist universities in the world. The university's 1,000-acre campus is located on the banks of the Brazos River next to I-35, between the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and Austin. Baylor University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

As reported in the 2017 "Best Colleges" rankings by U.S. News & World Report, Baylor is ranked tied for 71st in the national universities category.[1] The report also ranks the undergraduate engineering program as tied for 12th best in the nation and, on the graduate level, ranks the law school tied for 56th best in the nation and the business school tied for 58th.[1]

Informatics programs


The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

B.S. in Informatics, Bioinformatics Major
124 credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL:

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