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Houston Baptist University

Houston, TX

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Overview

Houston Baptist University is a Comprehensive institution located in Houston, TX, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 7502 Fondren Road
Houston, TX  77074-3298
Contact Undergraduate Admissions
Email: admissions@HBU.edu
Phone: 281-649-3211
Fax: 281-649-3217

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Human Development And Family Studies Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient Near Eastern And Biblical Languages Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Art Therapy Checkmark
Bioethics/medical Ethics Checkmark
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Christian Studies Checkmark
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Biblical Studies Checkmark
Divinity/ministry Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8,441
Applied
5,943
Accepted
2,632
Enrolled
70%
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Female Admissions

5,570
Females Applied
2,052
Females Accepted
37%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,871
Males Applied
3,891
Males Accepted
136%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.43
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 510 600
SAT Math 510 580
ACT Composite 22 19 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

32,350
Private
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Fees

2,150
Full-time student fees
9,130
Room & board
4,850
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

28,187
Avg. Financial Aid Package
28,730
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
23,812
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,241
Avg. Loan Aid
14,579
Avg. Grant Aid
21,688
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
69%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,632
Total Undergrad students
4%
International Students
5%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 37.46%
Black or African American 19.7%
White or Caucasian 22.83%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.38%
Asian 8.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.19%
Two or more races 3.21%
Other 3.55%

Gender

Male (34.35%)
Female (65.65%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 34%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Late Night Breakfast, Homecoming and Welcome Days

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Baptist Student Ministry, Filipino Student Association, African Student Association, American Red Cross at HBU and TriBeta

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark

Faculty

303
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 138
Part-time - 165
Male - 142
Female - 161
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