Houston Baptist University Rankings

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In the World#3280 of 14178
In North America#963 of 2629
In the United States#890 of 2528
In Texas#53 of 119
In Houston#10 of 16

Quick Review

Religion
Southern Baptist
Acceptance rate
71%
Average SAT
1100
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$20,436 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,632
Graduates
1,109
Male:Female Ratio
31:69
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
hbu.edu

Houston Baptist University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate71%71%71%
Applicants8,9042,9865,918
Admissions6,3262,1294,197
Freshmen enrolled full time693242451
Freshmen enrolled part time341420

799 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

707 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
619 or 85%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1020
or below

75% of them
had 1180
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Houston Baptist University are 1020-1180 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
221 or 30%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Houston Baptist University are 19-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
College-preparatory program Considered but not required
Recommendations Considered but not required
TOEFL Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic1190 (32%)
White945 (25%)
Black or African American918 (25%)
Asian263 (7%)
Nonresident Alien174 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown127 (3%)
Two or more races108 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander6 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$20,436/year
Average aid awarded
$22,366
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$19,550
$30-48K$17,593
$48-75K$18,653
$75-110K$23,335
$110K+$24,007

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$31,400$10,350
Tuition in-state$31,400$10,350
Tuition out-of-state$31,400$10,350
Fee in-district$2,050$2,500
Fee in-state$2,050$2,500
Fee out-of-state$2,050$2,500

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,060
Combined charge for room and board$8,955
Room charge$4,800
Meal charge$4,155

Houston Baptist University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse96
Psychology, General3637
Educational Leadership and Administration, General53
Business Administration and Management, General1636
Curriculum and Instruction40
Counseling Psychology39
Theology & Theological Studies38
International Business & Trade & Commerce1422
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General35
Kinesiology and Exercise Science31
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General31
Biology & Biological Sciences, General29
Accounting177
Fine & Studio Arts, General610
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology15
Superintendency and Educational System Administration14
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management76
Legal Studies, General13
Elementary Education and Teaching12
Finance, General12
Marketing & Marketing Management, General11
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies28
Film & Cinema & Video Studies10
Philosophy46
Bioethics & Medical Ethics9
Divinity & Ministry16
History, General7
Music, General7
Christian Studies7
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services7
Clinical Pastoral Counseling & Patient Counseling6
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other6
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement6
Bilingual and Multilingual Education5
Political Science and Government, General5
Voice and Opera4
Writing, General4
English Language and Literature, General4
Special Education and Teaching, General4
Mathematics Teacher Education4
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics13
Reading Teacher Education4
Social Studies Teacher Education3
Spanish Language and Literature3
Spanish Language Teacher Education3
Chemistry, General3
Keyboard Instruments3
Mathematics, General3
Mass Communication & Media Studies3
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies3
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching2
Music Teacher Education2
Athletic Training & Trainer2
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor2
English & Language Arts Teacher Education1
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration1
Grand Total45737814
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate44%40%47%
  • Full-time retention rate - 71%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
389
Citations
3,850

Publication count by topic

Psychology
58
Philosophy
50
Economics
39
Sociology
28
Medicine
28
Mathematics
26
Computer science
22
Chemistry
20
Business
18
History
17
Physics
15
Art
13
Engineering
10
Political science
7
Biology
7
Materials science
4
Geography
2
Environmental science
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History192616
Philosophy196712
Economics2322337
Psychology2793801
Political science304738
Chemistry32591,106
Sociology326250
Mathematics3526250
Business359786
Medicine3642490
Physics377570
Engineering391399
Computer science4516132
Environmental science486612
Biology4886135
Materials science536911

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990010
199106
199214
1993210
199445
1995311
1996115
1997116
199817
199919
200019
200167
2002314
2003820
20045114
20051076
20061148
20071456
200818167
200914173
20109189
201113271
201212171
201327309
201423281
201516322
201619194
201722188
201840166
201922266
202031390

General info

Alternative namesHBU
Founded1960
WikipediaHouston Baptist University
Colorsroyal blue, orange
Academic CalendarSeptember to May
Total FTE staff472
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address7502 Fondren Rd
Houston, Texas, 77074-3298
United States
City population2,196,000
Phone2816493000
Fax+1 (281) 649 3217

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