Student Population
Houston Baptist University overview
 Location Houston, Texas
 Online hbu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Southern Baptist
Houston Baptist University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Houston, Texas, Houston Baptist University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Southern Baptist faith. In the most recent statistical year 7,051 prospective students applied, and 4,937 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 531 enrolled in the school.  2,079 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,353 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $30,480 plus fees of $2,050. HBU is ranked 742 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Houston Baptist University overview
SAT 1030/1200
ACT 20/25
GPA 3.36
Applications Accepted
Houston Baptist University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Houston Baptist University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$2,050
Room and Board $8,328
Budget for Other Expenses$4,482
Total One Year Cost$46,340


Average Salary After 10 Years
$51,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
45% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Houston Baptist University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 21%
Biology 12%
Education 11%
Psychology 11%
Health Professions 8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=225399 IPEDS survey data for Houston Baptist University.