International Study Center

A Baylor Education

The core of Baylor

Opened in 1845, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas. It is a private Christian college and a nationally ranked research university.

Research at Baylor

Research at Baylor is all about making a difference. The University blends interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching. For students who want to push their learning further, Baylor offers opportunities to research alongside faculty and independently. 

Talk to your professors in the field you’re interested in and find out how you can get involved. They can also advise you if you have your own project planned and you’re looking for funding or resources. With small classes as standard and a student to faculty ratio of 14:1, getting individual advice is easy.

Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC)

This state-of-art building is home to research laboratories, entrepreneurial ventures, major industry partners, workforce training facilities, an innovation-oriented business incubator/accelerator and an educational facilities design and assessment laboratory. BRIC provides al the facilities professors and students need to ensure the world-leading research can help move the world forward.

Funded research

Baylor was in the top 20 private nonprofit institutions in the USA for research spend in humanities for the 2016 fiscal year.
The Chronicle List, 2018

International Year

Start working towards a great Baylor education at the International Study Center.

Recent research undertaken at Baylor

  • Inhibiting the growth of cancer cells through new therapeutic agents
  • Balancing work and family time with technology
  • Proving the positive impact religion has on society
  • Preventing hearing loss through managing sensory overload