Houston Baptist University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Houston Baptist University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,160 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1960 and is one of the 68 schools and colleges located in Houston, Texas.

Houston Baptist University is affiliated with Southern Baptist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
66
Fair
Houston Baptist University will give you the opportunity to obtain a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Houston Baptist University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 66 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Management, Nursing, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
70%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Houston Baptist University is fair at 70% (close to Texas average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Houston Baptist University is low - 45%.

Student to faculty ratio at Houston Baptist University is decent -- 16:1. Read more information regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$29,900
High
Average tuition pricing is very high, about $28,000 per year. The additional fees at Houston Baptist University not covered by tuition are roughly $1,900; which comes to $29,900 a year.

Read the details about Houston Baptist University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
33%
Hard
According to recent data, 14,519 applications were submitted and 4,825 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to enroll at this school.

This school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Houston Baptist University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,500
Medium
Houston Baptist University provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Houston Baptist University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Houston Baptist University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 1,100 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - around $4,500 per academic year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Houston Baptist University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Houston Baptist University seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Houston Baptist University Location and Maps



Post Address: Houston Baptist University, 7502 Fondren Rd, Houston, Texas 77074-3298, USA
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