Baylor University (Waco) (MAUI)

Baylor University is a universitywide partner university in Waco, United States of America. You can study at Baylor University through the MAUI program.

The MAUI program (Mid-America Universities International) consists of a group of 18 American universities. If you are applying for the MAUI program, you need to list the top three MAUI universities of your choice in your motivation letter. This means there is a chance you will not be placed at your preferred university, but at your second or third choice university instead.

Student experiences

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Webpages

General information for exchange students

Course information

Social media

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"What Does Baylor Mean To You?" (YouTube)

Academic calendar

Semester I: 3rd week of August - 2nd week of December
Semester II: 3rd week of January - 2nd week of May

Orientation generally commences the 2nd week of August for Semester I and the 2nd week of January for Semester II.

Exams take place the 2nd week of December for Semester I and the 2nd week of May for Semester II.

Academic calendar

Requirements

GPA (Average Grade)

There is no GPA requirement for this destination.

Language Requirement

There is no specific language requirement for this destination.

Areas of study open to exchange students

All, except:

  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Social Work
  • Education
Courses at Master's level

The exchange is designed to be an undergraduate only exchange. Special circumstances for interested grad students can be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Language of instruction

English

Housing assistance

On-campus housing is provided to incoming exchange students. Students can choose to pursue off-campus housing but will not be able to gain assistance from the office.

More information about the accommodations

Estimated living costs per month

Average living costs are around $1,650 per month (Estimate from 2019). 

You can find a more detailed breakdown of expenses here, under 'Funding'.

Credits

You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table

Number of places available

3 places per year for the MAUI program in total. 

After the 1 December deadline it is not possible anymore to apply for an exchange to this partner university, even for semester 2 (start January next academic year), due to early application deadlines. This means you have to apply before December 1st.

  • When you apply in Osiris you may choose: MAUI network
  • At second and third place you choose a university outside the MAUI netwerk or a university with the label MAUI and Bilateral
  • You list 3 MAUI university choices in your motivation letter/form. 
  • Placement at the university of your first choice cannot be guaranteed, but MAUI will try to meet your preference.
Selection

Selection was necessary for 2022-23, but not in the years before.

All MAUI universities

Baylor University (Waco)
Columbia College Chicago
Kansas State University (Manhattan)
Missouri University of Science and Technology (Rolla)
Oklahoma State University (Stillwater)
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Texas State University (San Marcos)
Texas Tech University (Lubbock)
University of Kansas (Lawrence)
University of Missouri-Kansas City
University of Nebraska at Kearney
University of Nebraska at Lincoln
University of Nebraska at Omaha
University of North Texas (Denton)
University of Oklahoma (Norman)
West Virginia University (Morgantown)

More information about MAUI

Find more information on the MAUI website

Contact

If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.