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Entry Requirements

Joining Baylor University

Baylor University has specific admission requirements. In order to be accepted into your program, you must meet the academic requirements, as well as a minimum level of English language proficiency. Once you have found your entry requirements, visit our admissions page to find out the next steps or check your fees.

The requirements needed to study in our Global Gateway Program are lower than those for direct admission to the University. The Global Gateway Program provides extra support as you begin your studies.

The Requirements You Need to Enroll


Global Direct2.56.580
1-semester International Year2.56.070
2-semester International Year2.55.560
3-semester International Year2.55.050
Direct Admission3.06.580


Master's International Year3.05.560Not required
Direct Admission3.06.580Required

2023 Admissions Waivers

SAT/ACT scores are waived for undergraduate intakes. Baylor recommends, but does not require, students submit SAT/ACT scores.

Global Direct

Already fluent in English? Increase your GPA to 3.0 while you study your chosen degree.

Study at Baylor

International Year

Study in a supportive environment, improve your English, and prepare to progress to your chosen degree.

Start Your Journey

Master's International Year

Prepare for graduate study at Baylor and graduate with your Master's in just four semesters.

Gain Your Graduate Degree