Houston Christian University

Houston, TX

Houston Christian University

Houston, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$34,500

not including housing and food

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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

Founded in 1960, Houston Christian University is a private church-affiliated institution. Its 100-acre campus is located in southwest Houston, Texas.

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 Christian University
7502 Fondren Road
Houston, TX
77074-3298

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
34%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
49%
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
Housing $4,850
Food $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 yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Beach volleyball yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Volleyball yes

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

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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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