Baylor University

Baylor University Overview

Baylor University is located in Waco, TX. The organization was established in 1991. According to its NTEE Classification (B43) the organization is classified as: Universities, under the broad grouping of Education and related organizations. As of 05/2020, Baylor University employed 10,668 individuals. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 05/2020, Baylor University generated $1.3b in total revenue. This represents relatively stable growth, over the past 5 years the organization has increased revenue by an average of 5.5% each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $1.1b during the year ending 05/2020. While expenses have increased by 4.5% per year over the past 5 years. They've been increasing with an increasing level of total revenue. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Since 2015, Baylor University has awarded 264 individual grants totaling $18,064,554. If you would like to learn more about the grant giving history of this organization, scroll down to the grant profile section of this page.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990 Filing

TAX YEAR

2020

Describe the Organization's Mission:

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THE MISSION OF BAYLOR UNIVERSITY IS TO EDUCATE MEN AND WOMEN FOR WORLDWIDE LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE BY INTEGRATING ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AND CHRISTIAN COMMITMENT WITHIN A CARING COMMUNITY.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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BAYLOR UNIVERSITY STANDS AS ONE OF THE PREMIER INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE WORLD. CHARTERED IN 1845 BY THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS AND AFFILIATED WITH THE BAPTIST GENERAL CONVENTION OF TEXAS, THE UNIVERSITY IS THE OLDEST CONTINUOUSLY OPERATING INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING IN THE STATE OF TEXAS. AS PART OF FULFILLING BAYLOR'S MISSION OF INSTRUCTING AND EDUCATING MEN AND WOMEN FOR WORLDWIDE LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE, BAYLOR PURSUES INITIATIVES SUCH AS LOWER STUDENT-FACULTY RATIO (13:1), SMALLER CLASS SIZE (AVERAGE CLASS SIZE IS 26), RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES FOR UNDERGRADUATES, AND GREAT FACILITIES FOR LEARNING AND LIVING. BAYLOR'S MORE THAN 17,000 STUDENTS TYPICALLY COME FROM ALL 50 STATES, THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, AND APPROXIMATELY 90 COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD. THE UNIVERSITY OFFERS 127 BACCALAUREATE, 78 MASTER'S, 46 DOCTORAL, NUMEROUS ONLINE GRADUATE PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS, THE EDUCATION SPECIALIST AND THE JURIS DOCTOR DEGREE PROGRAMS THROUGH 12 ACADEMIC UNITS. THE UNIVERSITY ALSO EQUIPS STUDENTS WITH BOTH KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE TO PURSUE GOD'S CALL TO MINISTRY BY OFFERING 3 MASTER DEGREES AND 2 DOCTORATE DEGREES THROUGH TRUETT SEMINARY. ADDITIONALLY, THE UNIVERSITY CONDUCTS GRADUATE PROGRAMS WITH THE U.S. ARMY AT SEVERAL U.S. ARMY LOCATIONS ACROSS THE UNITED STATES. STUDENTS FIND THE BEST OF A LARGE UNIVERSITY THROUGH EXCEPTIONAL BREADTH AND DEPTH OF PROGRAMS ALONG WITH EXTRAORDINARY PERSONAL ATTENTION FOR THE INDIVIDUAL STUDENT. BAYLOR STUDENTS GARNER COMPETITIVE SCHOLARSHIPS SUCH AS FULBRIGHT, TRUMAN, GOLDWATER, ROTARY, CRITICAL LANGUAGE, AND NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS. MORE THAN 90% OF BAYLOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS RECEIVE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE. NAMED BY THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION AS A "GREAT COLLEGE TO WORK FOR" FOR THE PAST EIGHT YEARS, BAYLOR CONSISTENTLY RANKS IN THE TOP 100 NATIONAL DOCTORAL GRANTING UNIVERSITIES BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT, AS A "BEST BUY" BY THE FISKE GUIDE TO COLLEGES, AND A "BEST VALUE" BY KIPLINGER'S PERSONAL FINANCE.


BAYLOR UNIVERSITY'S STUDENT SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES CONTRIBUTE TO STUDENTS' SPIRITUAL, SOCIAL AND PHYSICAL WELL-BEING. STUDENT SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES INCLUDE AREAS SUCH AS CAREER GUIDANCE, JOB PLACEMENT UPON GRADUATION, ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT, STUDENT FINANCIAL AID, STUDENT ACTIVITIES, STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS, INTRAMURALS, HEALTH CENTER, BEAUCHAMP ADDICTION RECOVERY CENTER, AND INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS.


BAYLOR UNIVERSITY PROVIDES ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES FOR THE PRIMARY MISSIONS OF INSTRUCTION, AS WELL AS RESEARCH AND PUBLIC SERVICE ACTIVITIES. ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES INCLUDE AREAS SUCH AS LIBRARIES, TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT, MUSEUMS AND SERVICES THAT DIRECTLY ASSIST INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES. BAYLOR ENGAGES IN RESEARCH WORK SPONSORED BY NUMEROUS FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL AGENCIES AND PRIVATE ENTITIES. ADDITIONALLY, BAYLOR PROVIDES NON-INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES THAT BENEFIT INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS EXTERNAL TO BAYLOR.


EXPENSES CONTAINED RELATE TO AUXILIARY ENTERPRISES OPERATED BY THE UNIVERSITY. AUXILIARY ENTERPRISES ARE COMPRISED GENERALLY OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS: RESIDENCE HALLS, DINING SERVICES, BOOKSTORE, RENTAL PROPERTIES AND VENDING SERVICES.


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Baylor University Board, Officers & Key Employees

Name (title)Compensation
Name Not Listed
Regent
$71

Baylor University Vendors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Aramark Facility Services
Facility Maintenance
$40,928,374
Aramark Educational Services
Dining Services
$19,176,712
Huron Consulting Services
Educational Consulting
$9,011,254
2u Inc
Online Academic Program Management
$7,499,545
Ebsco Publishing
Library And Publishing Services
$5,144,763
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$8,782,850
Fundraising events$361,185
Related organizations$280,000
Government grants $15,305,369
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$143,041,574
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $8,114,656
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$167,770,978
Total Program Service Revenue$996,545,455
Investment income $77,065,891
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $7,624,826
Net Rental Income $803,918
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $2,823,062
Net Income from Fundraising Events $32,709
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $0
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $1,252,666,839

Baylor University Grants Awarded

Over the last fiscal year, Baylor University has awarded $1,404,242 in support to 47 organizations.

Grant RecipientAmount

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

Org PageRecipient Profile

Ann Arbor, MI

PURPOSE: Subcontract - Research

$345,201

BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION

Org PageRecipient Profile

Waco, TX

PURPOSE: Programming and production cost assistance

$334,338

THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY

Org PageRecipient Profile

Washington, DC

PURPOSE: Subcontract - Research

$86,506

THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE AT TYLER

PURPOSE: Subcontract - Research

$86,184

WACO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Org PageRecipient Profile

Waco, TX

PURPOSE: Sponsorships for economic and community development

$61,200

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN

Org PageRecipient Profile

Lincoln, NE

PURPOSE: Subcontract - Research

$34,595
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Baylor University Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 34 grants that Baylor University has recieved totaling $964,925.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
Richard W George Jr Charitable Foundation

Corsicana, TX

PURPOSE: CHARITABLE OPERATIONS

$244,250
The Rhines Foundation

Dallas, TX

PURPOSE: SUPPORT SCHOLARSHIP FUND IN ECONOMICS

$175,000
Daniels Fund

Denver, CO

PURPOSE: SCHOLARSHIPS

$130,229
$78,200
Sadie Jo Black Family Foundation

Waco, TX

PURPOSE: TO INCREASE THE FOLLOWING ENDOWMENT FUNDS: W.D. BLACK JR. ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP, MR.& MRS. W.D. BLACK SR. ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP, MRS. W.D. BLACK JR. ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP, SADIE JO BLACK ENDOWED GARDENS, SADIE JO BLACK ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH, AND ENDOWED RESEARCH SPEAKER FUND FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH

$50,678
Hasso Philanthropic Foundation

Irvine, CA

PURPOSE: ROBBINS COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SCIENCES SUPPORT

$50,000
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Endowment Analysis

Beg. Balance$1,322,821,444
Earnings$99,732,103
Net Contributions$30,499,130
Other Expense$41,804,129
Grants$29,810,345
Ending Balance$1,381,438,203

Baylor University Peer Organizations

Organization NameAssets
William Marsh Rice University
Houston, TX
$976,544,472
Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX
$940,657,128
Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, TX
$895,084,917
University Of The Incarnate Word
San Antonio, TX
$259,002,070
Trinity University
San Antonio, TX
$216,246,276
Abilene Christian University
Abilene, TX
$252,996,672
St Edwards University
Austin, TX
$208,782,526
Loyola University
New Orleans, LA
$180,729,254
Harding University
Searcy, AR
$176,306,238
Texas A&m Foundation
College Station, TX
$282,467,067
St Marys University Of San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
$152,177,233
Oral Roberts University
Tulsa, OK
$140,768,841

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