Houston Baptist University

Houston, TX

Houston Baptist University

Houston, TX

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Undergrad Christian Life

Tuition & Fees

$34,500

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
500
75th
580
25th
500
75th
25
25th
18
75th
25
25th
17
75th
25
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

34%

male

66%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,238
Declined 2,485
Total Received 8,723
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Private

3,202

undergraduate students

1,598

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,800
Established in 1960
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Baptist

Social Networks

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

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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
49%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
57%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
500
75th
580
25th
500
75th
25
25th
18
75th
25
25th
17
75th
25
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,238
Declined 2,485
Total Received 8,723

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • 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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Financial Aid

92%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$22,899

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,350
Room $4,850
Board $4,280
Additional fees $2,150
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $44,630
Average Financial Aid - $22,899
Total with Avg. Aid $21,731
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, soccer, tennis

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, soccer, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, karate, outdoor hiking, rock climbing, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division I), Southland Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Administration of Special Education.
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
Art Teacher Education.
Art Therapy/Therapist.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Bible/Biblical Studies.
Bilingual and Multilingual Education.
Bioethics/Medical Ethics.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Chemistry, General.
Christian Studies.
Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling.
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other.
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling.
Computer Science.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Divinity/Ministry.
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Graphic Design.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
Keyboard Instruments.
Latin Language and Literature.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Missions/Missionary Studies.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Musical Theatre.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Playwriting and Screenwriting.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Superintendency and Educational System Administration.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Theology/Theological Studies.
Voice and Opera.
Writing, General.
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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

4,800

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

67%

3,202
students

Female
66%
2,116

Male
34%
1,086

33%

1,598
students

Female
74%
1,185

Male
26%
413

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

2,501
students

Female
65%
1,632

Male
35%
869

22%

701
students

Female
69%
484

Male
31%
217

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
20%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
33%
Hispanic/Latino
23%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

5%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

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