2,316
Students
Financial aid thermometer
27,234
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
69
69%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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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
United States

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
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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Education Associate Bachelors
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Bilingual And Multilingual Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
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History Teacher Education Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient Near Eastern And Biblical Languages Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Art Therapy Checkmark
Athletic Training Checkmark
Bioethics/medical Ethics Checkmark
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
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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
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Biblical Studies Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,461
Applied
4,459
Accepted
2,316
Enrolled
69%
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Female Admissions

4,209
Females Applied
2,884
Females Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,252
Males Applied
1,575
Males Accepted
70%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.42
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
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 Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 500 510 600
SAT Math 538 520 590
ACT Composite 23 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

30,480
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Fees

2,050
Full-time student fees
8,814
Room & board
4,800
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 Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

27,234
Avg. Financial Aid Package
27,336
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
22,046
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,471
Avg. Loan Aid
14,111
Avg. Grant Aid
20,468
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

2,316
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
3%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 34.89%
Black or African American 18.48%
White or Caucasian 23.75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian 8.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.26%
Two or more races 3.93%
Other 6.26%

Gender

Male (35.66%)
Female (64.34%)

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 36%

Student Activities

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

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:
Filipino Student Association, Baptist Student Ministry, Nursing Student Association, Phi Mu and Alpha Epsilon Delta

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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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
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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

279
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 151
Part-time - 128
Male - 140
Female - 139