• General Information

    Full Name of University:

    Baylor University

    Number of Utrecht Network semesters you can accept during 2019/20 (not students):


    (2019/20: 4)

    General University Website:


    International Office/Website for Incoming Students:


    Contact person for incoming and outgoing students:

    Grace Lee
    Exchange Program and Study Abroad Advisor
    Center for Global Engagement
    One Bear Place #97012
    Waco, TX 76798
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    Application website. If paper only, please write “paper only.”

    Once students are nominated to Baylor, they will be sent application instructions, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

    How does the application and admissions process differ for undergraduate versus graduates?

    Graduate students must apply directly to the Graduate School as well as through the Study Abroad Office. Details will be provided after they apply.

    Other important notes


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    February 2019

  • Academics

    Are graduate areas open for exchange?

    The exchange is designed to be an undergraduate only exchange. Special circumstances for interested grad students can be considered on a case-by-case basis.

    Areas of study open to graduate exchange students (list explicitly)

    All areas for which students are academically qualified. http://www.baylor.edu/registrar/index.php?id=84878

    Can advanced undergraduate students take graduate level courses?


    Can graduate student take undergraduate level courses?


    Areas of study restricted to prior bilateral agreements between exchange departments or faculties


    Areas of study not available to exchange students

    name, title, full address, phone, fax, email:

    The following areas of study are not open to exchange students: Law, Medicine, Social Work, Education

    Websites for course offerings


    Required minimum and maximum number of credits available through the exchange

    For both undergraduate & graduate

    Min = 12 credits (undergraduate) & 9 credits (grad)
    Max = 18 credits (undergraduate)

    Are summer courses available as exchange (non fee-paying)?

    If so, please provide summer school website.

    No, summer courses are not avaialble

    Do students register for classes in advance or upon arrival?

    In Advance: Students do not register themselves. We register them for their courses based on their application documents.

    Language Requirements


    Language test certificate required?

    If so, which and when: before admission or upon arrival?

    An official IELTS score of 6.0 For IELTS test information, visit www.ielts.org
    An official TOEFL score of 540 (on the paper-based test) or 270 (on the computer-based test), or 76 (on the internet-based test).
    For TOEFL test information, visit www.ets.org

    Preparatory language course for incoming students?

    Indicate dates and costs

    Currently no such program is available.

    Are there any special advising or registrations concerns that students should be aware of? Are services available to assist in registration or course selection?

    Students must submit a completed health form and academic registration form (provided to them). The health form must be approved/cleared before they can be registered.
    We register them for their classes based on the information they provide. Incoming students do not register themselves.

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  • Dates

    Host Application deadline for each term

    March 15th for Fall or Academic Year
    October 15th for Spring

    Academic Calendar

    Please list exact dates

    Dates include Arrival to Departure (this includes orientation, semester dates, and exams)

    Fall 2018: Arrival Date: August 13th, 2018 ~~ Departure Date: December 12th, 2018

    Spring 19: Arrival Date: January 9th, 2019 ~~ Departure Date: May 14th, 2019

    Examination period(s)

    Fall 2017: December 6-11, 2018

    Spring 19: May 8-13, 2019

    If there is a break between the academic course calendar and exams, can arrangements be made so the student may take exams early?

    Orientation session(s) for incoming students

    Is it mandatory, indicate dates and costs

    Students are required to arrive the week before classes begin to move into housing and attend international student orientation. The only expense is for meals and accommodation before their housing contract begins.

    Course registration deadline

    By the end of November ~Students will be registered for classes by the study abroad office. Material submissions are Oct. 15th.

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  • Costs

    Total cost estimates per month in US Dollars

    (broken down below)







    Local Transportation


    Health Insurance



    (please indicate and specify any mandatory additional fees)


    Is comparable health insurance coverage from abroad allowed/not allowed?

    If not, please include fees in “other” field above.

    Yes, if a waiver is submitted and approved on time.

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  • Housing and Student Life

    Is housing assistance available? How do students apply, and is it guaranteed?

    On-Campus Housing is provided to incoming exchange students and application materials are sent upon successful nomination.

    Housing options

    On-campus dormitories plus apartments within walking distance of campus. Students can choose to pursue off campus but will not be able to gain assistance from the office.

    Housing Website and Contact Person(s)

    Bobby Leis (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

    Do students apply for housing with their regular application or is it separate?

    Please list housing application deadline.

    Application for housing is submitted with all other documents to the study abroad office.

    What kinds of health facilities are available at the university?

    Health Clinic, Pharmacy

    Are internships available?

    Internships are not guaranteed, but services are available to students.

    Are student jobs available/allowed?

    Conditional upon the terms of their Visa

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  • Promotional Materials

    Please add links to promotional materials below

    Please keep in mind that these resources are here for partners to use to promote exchanges; this is not itself a promotional website. As such, please simply link to your promotional materials and refrain from embedding video or images on this page.

    University Video:

    University Image Library:

    University or Departmental Brochures:

    Last Updated

    07 December 2017