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Baylor University
MottoPro Ecclesia, Pro Texana(Latin)
Motto in EnglishFor Church, For Texas
Established1845
TypePrivate
Religious affiliationBaptist General Convention of Texas
Endowment$1.1 billion
(May 31, 2013)[1]
PresidentKenneth Winston Starr
ProvostElizabeth Davis
Academic staff936[1]
Students15,616[1]
Undergraduates13,292[1]
Postgraduates2,510[1]
LocationWaco, Texas, United States
CampusUrban,"College town"; 1,000 acres (3 km²)
SportsBaylor Bears
Colors
  Green and Gold
NicknameBears
MascotJudge Joy & Judge Lady (live bears)
Bruiser (costumed)
AffiliationsBig 12, ASAIHL
Websitewww.baylor.edu

Baylor University is a private Baptist university in Waco, Texas, United States. There are about 13,000 students enrolled and it was founded in 1845.

Sports

Baylor University's men athletics teams are called the Bears and the women's athletic teams are called the Lady Bears. Baylor has 16 varsity teams and they compete in the Big 12 Conference.

Footnotes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Office of Institutional Research and Testing. "Quick Facts". Baylor University. http://www.baylor.edu/content/services/document.php?id=214241. Retrieved 2014-01-22. 

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