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Tuition & Fees

$30,800

$30,800

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
16%
500-599
40%
400-499
39%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
51%
400-499
30%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
14%
500-599
33%
400-499
44%
300-399
7%
30-36
9%
24-29
28%
18-23
53%
12-17
10%
6-11
0
30-36
1%
24-29
41%
18-23
43%
12-17
15%
6-11
0
30-36
5%
24-29
39%
18-23
51%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

61%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Very Selective

33%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,825
Declined + 9,694
Total Received 14,519
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Private (nonprofit)

2,250

undergraduate students

910

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 3,160
Established in 1960
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Houston, TX

158-acre, urban campus in Houston (population: 2,195,914). 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
30%
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

 
3 fraternities 10% of male students
 
2 sororities 11% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
56%
Top 1/2
80%
Bottom 1/2
20%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
16%
500-599
40%
400-499
39%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
51%
400-499
30%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
14%
500-599
33%
400-499
44%
300-399
7%
30-36
9%
24-29
28%
18-23
53%
12-17
10%
6-11
0
30-36
1%
24-29
41%
18-23
43%
12-17
15%
6-11
0
30-36
5%
24-29
39%
18-23
51%
12-17
5%

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 SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

33%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,825
Declined + 9,694
Total Received 14,519

Admissions Factors

Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Considered

Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Amy Rice
Associate Director of Admissions
P: 800 969-3210
F: 281 649-3701
admissions@hbu.edu

Cost

Tuition $28,850
Room $4,770
Board $3,088
Additional fees $1,950
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $39,658
Average Financial Aid - $26,018
Total with Avg. Aid $13,640

Financial Aid

70%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$26,018

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,706,931
State $2,429,331
Institutional $17,322,302
Other external $344,903
Total $24,803,467

Non-need-based

Federal $1,325
State
Institutional $7,469,657
Other external $108,456
Total $7,579,438

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 Education
Art Therapy
Biblical Languages
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Christian Counseling
Christianity
Cinema/New Media
Classics
Counseling
Economics
Education
Elementary Education
English
Finance
Fine Arts
French
Generic Special Education
Government
Great Texts
History
Human Resource Management
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
Journalism/Mass Communication
Kinesiology
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts
Management
Managerial Studies
Marketing
Mass Communication
Mathematics
Medical Humanities
Multi Media Arts
Multidisciplinary Studies
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Music Theory/Composition
Nursing
Philosophy
Physics
Psychology
Secondary Education
Sociology
Spanish
Studio Art
Theological Studies
Writing
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Undergraduate

71%

2,250
students

Female
61%
1,376

Male
39%
874

Graduate

29%

910
students

Female
72%
652

Male
28%
258

undergraduateFull-time

94%

2,117
students

Female
62%
1,295

Male
38%
822

undergraduatePart-time

6%

133
students

Female
61%
81

Male
39%
52

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
30%
Hispanic/Latino
27%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
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

33%

Transfer applicants accepted

32%

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) Recommended of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

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

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

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Countries most often represented Angola
China
Mexico
Nigeria
Venezuela
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Shannon Bedo
International Student Coordinator
281 649-3293
sbedo@hbu.edu

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