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Tuition & Fees

$31,730

$31,730

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
43%
400-499
39%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
46%
400-499
33%
300-399
2%
200-299
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
7%
500-599
38%
400-499
47%
300-399
5%
200-299
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
30%
18-23
49%
12-17
13%
30-36
4%
24-29
38%
18-23
44%
12-17
13%
6-11
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
37%
18-23
54%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

62%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Very Selective

34%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,273
Declined + 9,983
Total Received 15,256
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Private (nonprofit)

2,332

undergraduate students

938

graduate students

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School Facts

Houston Baptist, founded in in 1960, is a church-affiliated university. Its 100-acre campus is located in southwest Houston.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,270
Established in 1960
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Houston, TX

100-acre, urban campus in Houston (population 2,303,482). Served by air and bus. Public transportation serves campus.

Houston Baptist University
7502 Fondren Road
Houston, TX 77074-3298

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
60%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
54%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
2 fraternities 6% of male students
 
5 sororities 12% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
56%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
43%
400-499
39%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
46%
400-499
33%
300-399
2%
200-299
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
7%
500-599
38%
400-499
47%
300-399
5%
200-299
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
30%
18-23
49%
12-17
13%
30-36
4%
24-29
38%
18-23
44%
12-17
13%
6-11
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
37%
18-23
54%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements ACT only Considered if submitted
SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

34%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,273
Declined + 9,983
Total Received 15,256

Admissions Factors

Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Clint Strickland
Director of Admissions
P: 800 969-3210
F: 281 649-3701
admissions@hbu.edu

Cost

Tuition $29,730
Room $4,800
Board $4,014
Additional fees $2,000
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $41,544
Average Financial Aid - $30,060
Total with Avg. Aid $11,484

Financial Aid

74%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$30,060

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,926,654
State $2,610,135
Institutional $18,971,293
Other external $325,901
Total $26,833,983

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $8,022,252
Other external $95,645
Total $8,117,897

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division I), Southland Conference
Mascot
Huskies
School colors
orange and royal blue
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Apologetics
Art
Art Therapy
Biblical Languages
Biblical Studies
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Christian Counseling
Christian Leadership
Christianity
Cinema/New Media
Classics
Counseling
Divinity
Economics
Education
Elementary Education
English
Executive Educational Leadership
Finance
Fine Arts
Government
Great Texts
History
Human Resource Management
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
Keyboard Performance
Kinesiology
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts
Management
Managerial Studies
Marketing
Mass Media Arts
Mathematics
Medical Humanities
Multi Media Arts
Multidisciplinary Studies
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Organ Performance
Philosophy
Physics
Piano Performance
Practical Theology
Psychology
Secondary Education
Spanish
Studio Art
Vocal Performance
Writing
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Undergraduate

71%

2,332
students

Female
62%
1,457

Male
38%
875

Graduate

29%

938
students

Female
69%
648

Male
31%
290

undergraduateFull-time

92%

2,161
students

Female
63%
1,343

Male
37%
818

undergraduatePart-time

8%

171
students

Female
67%
114

Male
33%
57

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
33%
Hispanic/Latino
26%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

36%

Transfer applicants accepted

40%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 29
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Mexico
Nigeria
Vietnam
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Shannon Bedo
International Student Coordinator
281 649-3292
sbedo@hbu.edu

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