How much does Houston Baptist University cost?

Houston Baptist University Cost of Attendance
In-state $32,530
Out-of-state $32,530
On-Campus Room and Board $8,328
Off-Campus Room and Board $8,630
Average Annual Cost $21,479
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $19,128
$30,000-$48,000 $19,088
$48,000-$75,000 $20,723
$75,000-$110,000 $23,233
Over $110,000 $25,700

Houston Baptist University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 100% $20,089
Federal Grants 49% $4,869
Pell grants 48% $4,569
Other federal grants 15% $1,343
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 52% $3,395
Institutional grants or scholarships 100% $16,269
Student loan aid 61% $6,705
Federal student loans 60% $6,715
Other student loans 6% $13,266

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a foreign language class 195 Up to $5,000
Attend a summer program 156 Up to $4,500
Play a sport 157 Up to $1,500
Do an extracurricular activity 310 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 223 Up to $2,100
Visit a college campus 309 Up to $8,500
Do community service 313 Up to $500
Have work experience 214 Up to $12,000
Take a challenging class 323 Up to $3,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Houston Baptist University Admissions

What is Houston Baptist University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 70%
Average GPA 3.4
SAT Submissions 81% of applicants
SAT Reading 520-610
SAT Math 510-590
SAT Writing 450-560
ACT Submissions 29% of applicants
Composite Score 20-25

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Houston Baptist University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 2316
Living on campus
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Hispanic or Latino
Black or African American
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Houston Baptist University Graduation Success

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About Houston Baptist University

The mission of Houston Baptist University is to provide a learning experience that instills in students a passion for academic, spiritual, and professional excellence as a result of our central confession, "Jesus Christ is Lord."


7502 Fondren Rd
Houston, TX

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Large City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify