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
Religious Affiliation 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 6,461 prospective students applied, and 4,459 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 519 enrolled in the school.  2,478 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 847 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $29,730 plus fees of $2,000. HBU is ranked 740 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Houston Baptist University overview
SAT 1110/1260
ACT 20/25
GPA 3.36
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Houston Baptist University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$2,000
Room and Board $8,242
Budget for Other Expenses$4,350
Total One Year Cost$45,322


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.