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Tuition & Fees

$32,530

$32,530

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
24%
500-599
59%
400-499
15%
700-800
2%
600-699
21%
500-599
66%
400-499
11%
700-800
2%
600-699
7%
500-599
38%
400-499
47%
300-399
5%
200-299
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
25%
18-23
51%
12-17
16%
6-11
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
34%
18-23
42%
12-17
19%
30-36
5%
24-29
38%
18-23
53%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

36%

64%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,459
Declined + 2,002
Total Received 6,461
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Private (nonprofit)

2,316

undergraduate students

1,009

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 3,325
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
36%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
46%
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 5% of male students
 
5 sororities 9% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
24%
500-599
59%
400-499
15%
700-800
2%
600-699
21%
500-599
66%
400-499
11%
700-800
2%
600-699
7%
500-599
38%
400-499
47%
300-399
5%
200-299
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
25%
18-23
51%
12-17
16%
6-11
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
34%
18-23
42%
12-17
19%
30-36
5%
24-29
38%
18-23
53%
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

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,459
Declined + 2,002
Total Received 6,461

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

Cost

Tuition $30,480
Room $4,800
Board $4,014
Additional fees $2,050
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $42,344
Average Financial Aid - $27,234
Total with Avg. Aid $15,110

Financial Aid

69%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,234

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,212,791
State $2,758,828
Institutional $19,384,109
Other external $509,879
Total $27,865,607

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $7,934,046
Other external $125,668
Total $8,059,714

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
track and field (indoor)
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
Bilingual Education
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Christian Counseling
Christian Leadership
Christianity
Cinematic Arts
Classics
Composite Science Education
Counseling
Counselor Education
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Divinity
Education
Education Diagnostician
Education/Reading Specialist
Educational Administration
Elementary Education
English
English/Language Arts
English/Language Arts/Reading
Executive Educational Leadership
Finance
Fine Arts
Government
Great Texts
Higher Education
History
Human Resource Management
Interactive Media/Digital Design
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
Keyboard Performance
Kinesiology Education
Kinesiology/Athletic Training
Kinesiology/Sport Management
Kinesiology/Sports Management
Kinesiology/Wellness Management
Liberal Arts
Management
Managerial Studies
Marketing
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mass Media Arts
Mathematical Studies
Mathematics
Medical Humanities
Multi Media Arts
Music
Music Education
Music Education/Instrumental
Music Education/Vocal/Keyboard
Nursing
Organ Performance
Pastoral Counseling
Philosophy
Physical Science
Physics
Piano Performance
Practical Theology
Pre-Law/Legal Studies
Psychology
Secondary Education
Spanish
Spanish Education
Special Education Leadership
Speech Communication
Studio Art
Theological Studies
Vocal Performance
Writing
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Undergraduate

70%

2,316
students

Female
64%
1,490

Male
36%
826

Graduate

30%

1,009
students

Female
72%
722

Male
28%
287

undergraduateFull-time

90%

2,098
students

Female
64%
1,322

Male
36%
776

undergraduatePart-time

10%

218
students

Female
78%
168

Male
22%
50

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
35%
Hispanic/Latino
23%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
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

94%

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

  • 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

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Mexico
Nigeria
Vietnam
The United Kingdom
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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