7502 Fondren RoadHouston, TX 77074 281-649-3211
http://www.hbu.edu unadm@hbu.edu
About Houston Baptist University
  • Year of Foundation 1960
  • Size of Campus 100 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private Institution
  • Religious Orientation
  • Degrees Bachelor's, master's
  • Calendar Type Quarter
  • Undergraduate Population
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 67%, 33%, 3%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 16,500
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 25
  • Enrollment No. 1,916
The Houston Baptist University is a Christian liberal arts university dedicated to the development of moral character, the enrichment of spiritual lives, and the perpetuation of growth in Christian ideals. Founded under the providence of God and with the conviction that there is a need for a university in this community that will train the minds, develop the moral character and enrich the spiritual lives of all people who may come within the ambit of its influence, HOUSTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY shall stand as a witness for Jesus Christ expressed directly through its administration, faculty and students.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 5%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi (Sepha Chi National), Alpha Epsilon Delta (Pre-Med), Alpha Mu Gamma (Foreign Language), Kappa Delta Pi (Education), Omnicron Delta Kappa, Sigma Theta Tau (Nursing), Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology)
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Welcome Days, Winter Formal, Spring Formal, Homecoming, Husky Fest, Orange and Blue Midnight Madness, Husky Revue, Spring Fling
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Brothers Under Christ, Sigma Phi Lambda
  • Percent students who are frat members 5%
  • Number of frats 3
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of sororities 2
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Fellowship, Vietnamese Student Association, Indian Student Association, Hispanic Student Organization
  • Number of students in fraternities 3
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
Transportation
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport William Hobby International Airport Houston (20), Bush International Airport Houston (32)
  • Distance to nearest train Amtrak, Houston (14)
  • Distance to nearest bus Greyhound West Loop Houston (10)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 75%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 50%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (25%), men's dorms (15%), apartment for single students (60%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 10
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 32%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 50%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 218,505
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums The Moody Library; Museum of The American Bible; The Museum of American Architecture and Decorative Arts; The Hinton Center, Sharp Gymnasium, Glasscock Activities Center; Cullen Nursing Center; Cullen Science Center, Mabee Teaching Theater, MD Anderson Stu
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 25,000
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 14
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 105,991
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 40
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 10,900
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 22
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 45,000
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Internet Access No
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Houston)
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Rice University)
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 15%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,075
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis