Houston Baptist University

Houston, TX, USA
3.50 Average Rating

Houston Baptist University is a 4-year institution located on 100 acres of land just outside of its namesake town in Texas. The university promotes academic, spiritual, and academic excellence centered around their central confession “Jesus Christ is Lord,” so attendance at convocation is mandatory for graduation, but HBU welcomes all religions worldwide. The liberal arts curriculum spans 9 colleges and schools, including an Honors College, and students can opt to take core classes in a Fastterm that earns 3 credits in 10 days.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Southern Baptist
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Major city
In-State Students
96%
Out-Of-State Students
3%
0
100
35%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1060
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
3,270
Total Number of Undergrads
2,332
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
26%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
45%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$20,057
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$31,730
Out-of-State Tuition
$31,730
0
100
70%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%
Average Aid Per Year
$18,456
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
38%
62%
Student Organizations
55
Size of Town
Major city
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$51,600
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What Students Are Saying

3.50 Average Rating
Houston Baptist is an excellent school. The professors know you by name, really care about you and want to see you succeed. It's small school so you get a lot of attention from your professors!
Claudia from Missouri City, TX
Houston Baptist University show that they really care for you and are interested in knowing you and finding out who you are. They dedicate time in getting you comfortable and ready for your new life in their campus. They are a wonderful University and I can not wait to start as a Husky this fall!!!
Maira from Katy, TX