Houston Baptist University

Acceptance Rate 84.87 %
SAT Average 1,145
2023 Tuition & Fees $36,750
Student Population 4,120
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $22,352

Academic Overview

Houston Baptist University Campus, Houston, TX
Houston Baptist University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Houston, Texas. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
Houston Baptist University is one of 25 colleges affiliated with Southern Baptist.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $36,750 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $13,324.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 4,120 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 84.87% and the graduation rate is 44% last year.
The salary after graduation from Houston Baptist University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $52,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, HBU's tuition & fees is $36,750. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $13,324.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at HBU. The acceptance rate of HBU is 84.87% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 9.76%. The average graduation rate is 44% and the transfer-out rate is 41%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $22,352 and 91% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 4,120 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Houston Baptist University is 84.87 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Houston Baptist University is 44 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Houston Baptist University is 41 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Houston Baptist University is 68 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Houston Baptist University is 4,120
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Houston Baptist University is 16 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $22,352 at Houston Baptist University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address7502 Fondren Rd, Houston, TX 77074-3298
Online Applicationhttps://www.hbu.edu/apply
Financial Aidhttps://www.hbu.edu/financialaid
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.hbu.edu/estimator
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.hbu.edu/academics/university-registrar/veterans-affairs/
Disability Servicewww.hbu.edu/academics/academic-resources/academic-accommodation/

Offered Degrees

HBU offers 120 major programs through online and on-site education where 38 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree6110
Post Bachelor's Degree1511
Master's Degree3511
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship42

Special Learning Opportunities

Houston Baptist University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC and teacher certification programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,026)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,386)

Veterans Benefits

Houston Baptist University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges