The Baylor Experience
Mission: Baylor College of Medicine School of Medicine develops diverse, compassionate physician leaders and educators who provide expert patient-centered care to diverse populations, supported by evidence based practice and scientific innovation.
Vision: Baylor College of Medicine School of Medicine serves as a model for innovation and excellence in medical education pedagogy.
Through personalization of training, we empower our learners and faculty to:
- Care for a diverse community of patients
- Educate the next generation of physician leaders
- Pursue scientific discovery
Baylor College of Medicine participates in the Texas Medical & Dental Schools Application Service (TMDSAS) and the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS). All traditional M.D. applicants are required to complete a TMDSAS application to be considered for an interview. All M.D./Ph.D. (MSTP) applicants are required to complete an AMCAS application to be considered for an interview. Baylor also has a supplemental application. Deadline information is posted at both application locations.
The Baylor Clinical Experience
Clinical experiences are critical to the education and, ultimately, the career you want. Our location in the world's largest medical complex and affiliations with renowned hospitals and clinics as well as additional training sites throughout Texas ensure that our students, residents and fellows are exposed to patients with a range of health issues in persons of all ages and socioeconomic strata.
Baylor by the Numbers
- The U.S. News & World Report Short List cites Baylor as the least expensive private medical school.
- The School of Medicine is ranked 16 in the nation for primary care and 22 for research.
- The College is ranked 20 in the nation and 1 in Texas in funding from the National Institutes of Health.
- Baylor ranks in the top 20 worldwide for Molecular Biology & Genetics on the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities list.
Maintaining your physical and mental wellbeing throughout your training is essential to your success. Our student wellness and resident/fellow wellness programs are designed to support you at every step of your journey.
Baylor has a great academic reputation, but the culture is what hooked me. It's a place where collaboration is more than a buzzword, and every level of the institution places a high value on education and opportunities for students.
Baylor College of Medicine celebrated the graduating class of 2022, which included 170 graduates from the School of Medicine, 86 graduates from the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and nine students from the Genetic Counseling Program in the School of Health Professions at Baylor College of Medicine.
Match Day 2023
Fourth-year medical students at Baylor College of Medicine today learned where they will continue their medical training. This event marks the culmination of the annual National Resident Matching Program that pairs fourth-year medical students with residency programs throughout the nation.
Growing Up Baylor: Dr. Felicia Skelton-Dudley
Dr. Felicia Skelton-Dudley, assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Baylor, shares how training and working at Baylor has impacted her life and career.
Keep Up-to-Date with the Baylor Blog Network
Follow the Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network to keep up to date on the latest news from Baylor, including the Progress Notes blog, features on medical education and the Growing Up Baylor series, which highlights faculty and staff who trained at Baylor and have remained here for their careers.
Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award masters and doctorate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Baylor College of Medicine may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).
Baylor College of Medicine is a tobacco-free campus.