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Applying to HBU

Acceptance Rate 71.05%
Yield 11.49%
SAT Score 1,100
ACT Score 22
Applicants 8,904

Applying To HBU

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 71.05% at Houston Baptist University where a total of 8,904 students applied and 6,326 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,100 and the average ACT score is 22. It requires three items and recommends 1 articles to submit to their applicants. The following table describes the general admission information for applying to Houston Baptist University.
Open Admission Policy
Admission Informationhttps://www.hbu.edu/admissions
Online Applicationhttps://www.hbu.edu/apply
Acceptance Rate71%
Average Test Scores1,100 SAT / 22 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Credit for Military Training

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2019-2020, the acceptance rate is 71.05% where a total of 8,904 students (2,986 men and 5,918 women) have applied to HBU and 6,326 (2,129 men and 4,197 women) students have been admitted to the school. Among them, 256 male and 471 female students have enrolled into HBU and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 11.49%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at HBU
TotalMenWomen
Applicants8,9042,9865,918
Admitted6,3262,1294,197
Enrolled727256471
Acceptance Rate 71.05% 71.30% 70.92%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 11.49% 12.02% 11.22%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At HBU, 619 applicants (85% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 221 applicants (30%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,100 and the average ACT score is 22 at HBU. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,180 and 25th percentile score is 1,020. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 71 and the 25th percentile score is 54. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at HBU.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at HBU
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing510600
SAT Math510580
ACT Composite1924
ACT Math1824
ACT English1723
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

Houston Baptist University requires 3 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Record (or Transcript), Admission Test Scores) and recommends 1 articles (High School Rank) to submit to their applicants. In addition, 3 item(s) (Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations, TOEFL) are considered but not required to submit. The following table summarizes the application requirements at Houston Baptist University
Application Requirements for HBU
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at Houston Baptist University is Semester. Houston Baptist University accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Credit for Military Training. Next table describes credits that Houston Baptist University accepts.
Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training