Founded in 1857, Baylor Law School is the oldest law school in Texas and stands at the forefront of practice-oriented law schools nationally. Affiliated with Baylor University and located in Waco, Texas, the Law School is singularly clear about its mission - to equip students upon graduation to practice law effectively and ethically. That is the key difference. Students are trained and mentored in all facets of law, including theoretical analysis, practical application, legal writing, advocacy, professional responsibility, and negotiation and counseling skills.
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Baylor Law School is considered a Moderately Competitive law school, which accepts only 30% of its applicants. Comparatively, Baylor is Significantly Higher than the average cost for law school.
|Class of 2021||2924||849 (29.04%)||131 (4.5%)|
|Living at home:||$12,283|
Early Decision 1 : 11/15
Early Decision 2 : N/A
Regular Decision : 03/15
Application Fee : N/A
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Baylor Law School is considered to have a Somewhat Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Above Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Baylor is Below Average.
The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Baylor University 1L section size is 63% smaller than law schools in Texas and 60% smaller than all PRIVATE law schools.
Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Baylor University class of 2016 had an employment rate of 87% with 1% pursuing an additional degree.
In 2016, 98.4%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.