Baylor University

Bronze Sponsor

Overview:

Baylor University, located in Waco, Texas, is a private Baptist Christian research university with a rich history. It was chartered in 1845 by the last Congress of the Republic of Texas, making it the oldest continuously operating university in Texas and one of the first educational institutions west of the Mississippi River in the United States1.

Key Points:

Campus: The university’s 1,000-acre campus sits on the banks of the Brazos River, nestled between the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex and Austin.
Enrollment: As of Fall 2023, Baylor had a total enrollment of 20,824 students, including both undergraduates and graduates.
Research Focus: Baylor is classified as an “R1: Doctoral University – Very High Research Activity”, emphasizing its commitment to cutting-edge research and scholarship.
Degrees Offered: The university grants undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and professional degrees across various disciplines.
Athletics: The Baylor Bears participate in 19 intercollegiate sports and are members of the Big 12 Conference in NCAA Division I.
Baylor University’s legacy extends beyond academics—it embodies the spirit of service, faith, and excellence. As a sponsor of the AIS conference in Thailand in December 2024, Baylor continues to foster innovation and knowledge in the field of information systems.