Federal Compliance & Student Consumer Information

Required Disclosures and Consumer Information Disclosures

This webpage provides a single collecting point for links to information about Baylor University on a variety of subjects which may be helpful to prospective students, their families, high school counselors and coaches, as well as prospective employees, current students and current employees. This information is presented to comply with the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, which requires institutions of higher education to disclose information and reports on various aspects of the institution's policies, procedures, operations and costs.

Non-Loan Related Disclosure Requirement

Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information

(1) Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information
A Student Notification is emailed to each enrolled student semesterly. A link to Financial Aid information is also mailed to each enrolled student with the first term bill. Paper copies available upon request. View the most current Student Notification.

(2) Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional or Financial Aid Information
Visit Baylor University’s One Stop Student Services, a new quick and easy resource for enrolled or prospective students to obtain information about admissions, financial aid, billing, and payment.

Student Financial Assistance

(3) Student Financial Aid Information
Learn more about scholarships and financial aid for prospective students. Current students may visit the Student Financial Services website to learn more about financial aid, billing, and payments.

(4) Notice of Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations.
This information is emailed to students upon enrollment. Learn more about drug convictions and financial aid eligibility.

General Institutional Information

(5) Privacy of Student Records - Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Learn more about student rights with regard to their education records and Baylor University’s FERPA Policy. For additional information on FERPA, visit the U.S. Department of Education website.

(6) Consumer Information on College Navigator Website
Learn more about Baylor University from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator. Information provided by College Navigator includes financial, admissions, programs/majors, athletic, and accreditation information.

(7) Facilities and Services Available to Students with Disabilities
Learn more about Baylor University’s Office of Access and Learning Accommodation that includes resources available to students with disabilities.

(8) Student Body Diversity
Learn more about Baylor University’s Office of Institutional Research including the institution’s Fall Facts report, a report summarizing various statistics about Baylor University.

(9) Cost of Attendance
Visit Baylor University’s Cost of Attendance calculator, which calculates an estimated cost of attendance including tuition and required fees, books and supplies, room and board (meals), and other related expenses.

(10) Net Price Calculator
Visit Baylor University’s Net Price Calculator. This calculator is intended to provide estimated net price information to current and prospective students and their families based on what similar students paid in a previous year.

(11) Refund Policy, Requirements for Withdrawal and for the Return of Title IV, HEA Financial Aid
For Baylor University’s Refund Policy, Requirements for Withdrawal, and Return of Title IV financial aid information, click the applicable link above. When you do not complete an academic term (withdraw), federal regulations require that Baylor University returns any unearned portion of federal aid that you received, or may be eligible to receive, based on the number of days attended. These links provide you with information on each part of a withdrawal.

(12) Textbook Information
Visit Baylor University’s Schedule of Classes, which includes textbook information for individual classes. Textbook information is available below each class section’s information.

(13) Academic Program (Educational Programs, Instructional Facilities, and Faculty)
Visit Baylor University’s catalogs and curriculum information.

(14) Transfer of Credit Policies and Articulation Agreements
Learn more about bringing credit to Baylor University, Baylor University’s Policies on Transfer Credit, and Baylor University’s Baylor Bound Transfer Agreements and other articulation agreements.

(15) Institutional and Program Accreditation, Approval, or Licensure
Learn more about Baylor University’s accreditation and view a list of accredited programs. For more information, contact the Office of the Provost.

(16) Copyright Infringement Policies and Sanctions (Including Computer Use and File Sharing)
Learn more about Baylor University copyright information, including copyright infringement prevention strategy, graphic standards, collegiate licensing department, and copyright clearance center.

Teacher Preparation Program

(17) Teacher Preparation Program Report
Get more information about consumer information about Educator Preparation Programs from the Texas Education Agency. The link for the Title II State Reports is included at the bottom of the TEA page. This information is posted to assist individuals interested in obtaining a teaching certificate.

Health and Safety

(18) Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program
A Student Notification is emailed to each enrolled student each semester. Learn more about Baylor University’s drug and alcohol abuse prevention program, resources, and contacts to help find support.

(19) Vaccinations Policies
Learn more about Baylor University’s immunization information, including routine immunizations required for enrollment.

(20) Security Report (Including: Emergency Response and Evacuation Procedures), Timely Warnings, and Crime Log

A Student Notification is emailed to each enrolled student semesterly. Paper copies are available upon request.

View Baylor University’s Annual Fire Safety and Security Report that contains crime statistics about certain specified crimes/incidents that have been reported to Campus Security Authorities over the past three years that have occurred either on campus, in off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University, or on public property adjacent to campus. The report also contains policies and practices pertaining to campus security, crime reporting, alcohol and drugs, victim's assistance programs, student discipline, campus resources, community safety alerts, crime prevention, and access to campus facilities/properties as well as personal safety tips. Visit the Campus Crime & Fire Log.

(21) Security Report Missing Person Notification Policy
A Student Notification is emailed to each enrolled student semesterly. Visit Baylor University’s Annual Fire Safety and Security Report, which contains the requirements for reporting missing persons on page 62.

(22) Fire Safety Report and Fire Log
A Student Notification is emailed to each enrolled student semesterly. View Baylor University’s Annual Fire Safety and Security Report, which contains the requirements for reporting fire statistics for each on-campus student housing facility on pages 72-74. View the Campus Crime & Fire Log.

(23) Information for Crime Victims About Disciplinary Hearings
A Student Notification is emailed to each enrolled student semesterly. Learn more about Baylor University’s Office of Judicial Affairs and its philosophies on discipline, the student conduct process, and other student policies. Visit Baylor University’s Equity, Civil Rights, and Title IX Office website to learn more about your rights, options, and resources.

Student Outcomes

(24) Retention Rate
Learn more about the retention rates for Baylor University’s full-time, first-time undergraduate degree-seeking students.

(25) Completion/Graduation and Transfer-out Rates (Including Disaggregated Completion/Graduation Rates)
Learn more about Baylor University’s six-year graduation data and first-time freshman graduation rates in accordance with the Student Right-to-Know Act (SRTK).

(26) Completion/Graduation and Transfer-out Rates for Students Receiving Athletically Related Student Aid (Including Disaggregated Completion/Graduation Rates)
Click here and scroll to the bottom for information about Baylor University’s scholarship athletes’ NCAA graduation rates report.

(27) Placement in Employment
A Student Notification is emailed to each enrolled student semesterly. Click the "Employment Page" tab on the Career Center website for success data that includes placement rates and employer information of Baylor University students that reported having a full time job opportunity with an employer after graduation.

(28) Job Placement Rates
A Student Notification is emailed to each enrolled student semesterly. Access the "Employment Page tab" on the Career Center's Success Data page for data and statistics of Baylor University students that reported having a full time job opportunity with an employer after graduation.

(29) Types of Graduate and Professional Education In Which the Institution's Graduates Enroll
A Student Notification is emailed to each enrolled student semesterly. Click the "Graduate School" tab on the Career Center website for information about Baylor University students that reported having been accepted into and planning on attending graduate school after graduation.

Intercollegiate Athletic Program

(30) Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data
A Student Notification is emailed to each enrolled student semesterly. Paper copies available upon request. View Baylor University’s Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA) Annual Reports, which make available gender equity information about athletic programs.

Voter Registration

(31) Voter Registration Forms
A Voter Registration email is sent to all enrolled students annually. Visit Baylor University’s Office of Governmental Relations website for additional information about voting.

Disclosure Requirements Relating to Education Loans

(L-1) State Grant Assistance
Learn more about the eligibility for grant assistance from Baylor University’s Office of Student Financial Services.

(L-2) Student Loan Information Published by Dept of Education
Learn more about the rights and responsibilities of students and institutions under Title IV, HEA loan programs.

(L-3) National Student Loan Data System
Learn more about loan data submitted to National Student Loan Data System that will be accessible by guaranty agencies, lenders, and institutions who are authorized users of the data system.

(L-4) Entrance Counseling for Student Borrowers
Get student loan entrance counseling information from the U.S. Department of Education’s office of Federal Student Aid that includes terms and conditions of the loan and borrower’s responsibilities.

(L-5) Exit Counseling for Student Borrowers
Get student loan exit counseling information from the U.S. Department of Education’s office of Federal Student Aid including repayment amounts, terms and conditions, and debt management strategies.

(L-6) Private Education Loan Disclosures (Including Self-Certification Form)
View private education loan disclosure forms and samples from Baylor University’s Office of Student Financial Services.

(L-7) Code of Conduct for Education Loans
View Baylor University’s Student Loan Code of Conduct.

(L-8) Preferred Lender Lists
Baylor utilizes ELMSelect, a neutral lender and product comparison tool, to present the lenders on our preferred lender list to you. Get more information about Baylor University’s preferred lenders for student’s educational funding needs and click on the ELMSELECT button to access our vendor list.

(L-9) Preferred Lender Arrangements
Baylor utilizes ELMSelect, a neutral lender and product comparison tool, to present the lenders on our preferred lender list to you. Get more information about Baylor University’s preferred lenders for student’s educational funding needs and click on the ELMSELECT button to access our vendor list.

Title IX

Title IX Information
A Student Notification is emailed to each enrolled student semesterly. Learn more about Baylor University’s Equity, Civil Rights, and Title IX Office.

A copy of the semester notification may be viewed by visiting Federal Compliance and Student Consumer Notification

Baylor University is fully committed to compliance with the applicable regulations and to providing candid, honest and reliable disclosure and student consumer information. Students or other persons with questions about the disclosures or consumer information posted on this page may contact Zoe Nagle, Senior Director of Compliance at Zoe_Nagle@baylor.edu and students or prospective students or who wish to report a complaint or misrepresentation, may contact the Ombuds to Students.

 

For more information about Baylor's reporting under HEOA guidelines, please contact:

University Compliance & Risk Services
Zoe Nagle
Senior Director of Compliance
Zoe_Nagle@baylor.edu