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Houston Baptist, founded in in 1960, is a church-affiliated university. Its 100-acre campus is located in southwest Houston.

Website: hbu.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,632
Undergraduate
Students
(65.7%) 1,728 Women
(34.3%) 904 Men
1,109
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
70% of 8,441 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.43
SAT Math
510-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
510-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$43,630
Tuition and Fees
$34,500
Room and Board
$9,130
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Freshman Award
$30,589
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$32,538
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
138
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 22% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 16% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Houston Population
2,195,914
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Houston
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
34% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
 
Sororities
8% of women participate
Fraternities
3% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
8.7% Asian
20.6% Black/African-American
39.1% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
23.9% White
3.7% Unknown
International Students
4.3% from 40 countries
First-Year Students Returning
70.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
30.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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