A Higher Education
If all your degree does is get you a job, you’ve missed an opportunity. We believe you have an important role to play in the world, so every aspect of the student experience at Houston Christian University is designed to prepare you to succeed not only in your career but in your life. It’s why we’re committed to providing a higher education that combines cutting-edge scholarship with the wisdom offered by a Christian foundation.
A community of faith, friends, and scholarship
At Houston Christian University, you’ll join a diverse community of students who share your values and participate in a core curriculum designed to help you think critically, creatively, and ethically—all of which are keys to success no matter your chosen field. Through learning communities, student organizations, and other campus activities, you’ll foster meaningful and long-lasting relationships. Small class sizes with faculty who know you personally and are committed to your success will help you thrive at HCU.
A culture of excellence
All across campus—from the classroom to the Residence College—you will be challenged to deepen your faith, develop your leadership skills, and cultivate a sense of civic duty. You will learn from and collaborate with our nationally acclaimed cadres of scholars and ministry leaders. In seeking answers to questions that define the human experience, you’ll engage with the great thinkers of history and study works that stand the test of time.
The Honors College experience is carefully crafted for students who are serious about their intellectual, social, and spiritual growth. Students and faculty unite in a search for wisdom that surpasses a simple accumulation of facts through an enhanced general education program. The combination of challenging scholarship and significant faculty mentoring is excellent preparation for prestigious graduate and professional schools.
A great education at a great value
With an annual tuition rate of $12,350 for the average undergraduate student after scholarships and grants are subtracted, HCU is committed to helping you receive a great education. We work hard to keep tuition affordable.