Tuition & Fees

$33,450

$33,450

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
25%
500-599
59%
400-499
12%
700-800
4%
600-699
17%
500-599
61%
400-499
17%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
7%
500-599
38%
400-499
47%
300-399
5%
200-299
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
26%
18-23
50%
12-17
15%
30-36
3%
24-29
33%
18-23
44%
12-17
20%
30-36
6%
24-29
33%
18-23
57%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,937
Declined + 2,114
Total Received 7,051
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Private (nonprofit)

2,321

undergraduate students

1,111

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 6282
ACT 4101

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Location

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 3,432
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)

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Houston, TX

100-acre, urban campus in Houston (population 2,312,717). Served by air and bus. Public transportation serves campus.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
34%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
47%
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 4% of male students
 
5 sororities 7% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
54%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
25%
500-599
59%
400-499
12%
700-800
4%
600-699
17%
500-599
61%
400-499
17%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
7%
500-599
38%
400-499
47%
300-399
5%
200-299
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
26%
18-23
50%
12-17
15%
30-36
3%
24-29
33%
18-23
44%
12-17
20%
30-36
6%
24-29
33%
18-23
57%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,937
Declined + 2,114
Total Received 7,051

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: 281 649-3217
admissions@hbu.edu

Financial Aid

69%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$28,187

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,400
Room $4,800
Board $4,155
Additional fees $2,050
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $43,405
Average Financial Aid - $28,187
Total with Avg. Aid $15,218

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,807,657
State $2,654,716
Institutional $20,316,752
Other external $612,435
Total $29,391,560

Non-need-based

Federal $2,886
State
Institutional $7,740,270
Other external $143,558
Total $7,886,714
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 281 649-3749
F: 281 649-3298
financial_services@hbu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Jene Gabbard
Director of Financial Aid
vgabbard@hbu.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Basketball, Soccer, Tennis

Club Sports - Women's

Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Dodgeball, Non-Tackle Football, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Steve Moniaci (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Steve Moniaci (women's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Apologetics
Art
Art Therapy
Biblical Languages
Biblical Studies
Bilingual Education
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Christian Counseling
Christian Leadership
Christianity
Cinematic Arts
Classics
Classics/Early Christianity
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Composite Science
Composite Social Studies
Computer Science
Counseling
Counselor Education
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Curriculum & Instruction
Curriculum/Instruction
Cyber Engineering
Divinity
Education
Education Diagnostician
Education/Reading Specialist
Educational Administration
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education/Bilingual Education
Elementary Education/Special Education
English
English Language Arts/History
English Language Arts/Reading
Executive Educational Leadership
Finance
Fine Arts
Government
Great Texts
Higher Education
History
Human Resource Management
Human Services Counseling
Interactive Media/Digital Design
Intercultural Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
Keyboard Performance
Kinesiology
Kinesiology/Athletic Training
Kinesiology/Sport Management
Kinesiology/Sports Management
Kinesiology/Wellness Management
Liberal Arts
Management
Management/Entrepreneurship
Managerial Studies
Marketing
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mass Media Arts
Math Studies
Mathematics
Medical Humanities
Mental Health/Human Services
Music
Music Education
Music Education/Instrumental
Music Education/Vocal/Keyboard
Nursing
Organ Performance
Pastoral Counseling
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Physics
Piano Performance
Practical Theology
Pre-Law/Legal Studies
Psychology
R.N. to B.S.N.
Reading Specialist
School Psychology
Screenwriting
Secondary Education
Spanish
Special Education Leadership
Speech Communication
Studio Art
Theological Studies
Vocal Performance
Writing
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy

3,432

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

68%

2,321
students

Female
64%
1,493

Male
36%
828

32%

1,111
students

Female
75%
830

Male
25%
281

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

1,876
students

Female
64%
1,191

Male
36%
685

20%

445
students

Female
68%
302

Male
32%
143

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
36%
Hispanic/Latino
24%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

42%

Transfer applicants accepted

31%

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

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 54
Countries most often represented Angola
China
Mexico
Nigeria
The Bahamas
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

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

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