Houston Baptist University: Ranking & Review

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Houston
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United States
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World
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66592311
Top 14%

Houston Baptist University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate69%70%69%
Applicants6,4612,2524,209
Admissions4,4591,5752,884
Enrolled undergraduates519202317
Enrolled total (including graduate students)3,3251,1132,212

1,070 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

290 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores390
Percent of students submitting SAT scores75%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
555
Math
555

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores151
Percent of students submitting ACT scores29%
ACT Composite
22
ACT English
22
ACT Math
22

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended

Houston Baptist University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$45,322$45,322
Off-campus$47,690$47,690
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $8,814 and other expenses per full academic year.

Houston Baptist University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,050 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$29,730$29,730
Fees for full-time undergraduates$2,000$2,000
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,240$1,240
Tuition for Full-time graduates$14,000$14,000
Fees for full-time graduates$2,550$2,550
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$550$550

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services83125208
Education1792109
Health Professions and Related Programs74680
Psychology323971
Biological and Biomedical Sciences4949
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies4141
Visual and Performing Arts251035
Theology and Religious Vocations2828
Philosophy and Religious Studies19524
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies2323
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11516
English Language and Literature & Letters1010
Social Sciences99
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics347
Physical Sciences77
Legal Professions and Studies55
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs55
History
Mathematics and Statistics
Grand Total403324727

A total of 403 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Houston Baptist University.

At the master's level 324 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate48%47%49%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%
  • Part-time retention rate - 0%

General info

Alternative namesHBU
Founded1960
Religious affiliationSouthern Baptist
Mission StatementThe mission of Houston Baptist University is to provide a learning experience that instills in students a passion for academic, spiritual, and professional excellence as a result of our central confession, “Jesus Christ is Lord”.
Colorsroyal blue, orange
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff468
Instructional FTE187
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitehbu.edu
Address7502 Fondren Rd
Houston, Texas, 77074-3298
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population2,196,000
Phone2816493000
Fax+1 (281) 649 3217

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