Houston Baptist University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Houston, TX

$33,450

Avg tuition

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About Houston Baptist University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Southern Baptist  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Houston Baptist University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Houston, Texas. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,741, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 71%. The university offers 61 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 44%, and a student-faculty ratio of 14:1. Tuition and fees for students are $33,450.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

71% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Considered (not required)

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Considered (not required)

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Considered (not required)

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1020-1180

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-24

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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4k

Students Enrolled

40%

Online Student Enrollment

14:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

Hispanic

32%

White

25%

Black

25%

Asian

7%

Non-U.S. Citizen

5%

Unknown

3%

Two or more races

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

68%

Socio-economic diversity

54% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

31

Total Online Enrollment

1,506

Student Location Breakout

40% 60%

Percent of Programs Online

71% On-campus

29% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates 50% online

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's 11% online

Graduate Certificate 100% online

Master's 44% online

Doctorate 67% online

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

54%

State Grant Aid

57%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

54%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,116
State Grant Aid $3,313
Institution Grant Aid $17,757
Pell Grant Aid $4,771

Financial Outlook

$39k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$23k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.