Houston Baptist University

Men's D1 Coach: Ron Cottrell
5 / 10
2,321 Undergrads / 3,432 Students
6 / 10
$20,436 Net Price
3 / 10
71% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Southland Conference

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
12 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
30% / 44%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
Southern Baptist
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Where Grads Live
  • United States
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Austin Texas Area
  • San Antonio Texas Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Bryan/College Station Texas Area
  • Beaumont/Port Arthur Texas Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Tyler Texas Area
Where Grads Work
  • Houston Baptist University
  • Houston ISD
  • Memorial Hermann Health System
  • Fort Bend ISD
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Houston Methodist
  • Alief ISD
  • Katy ISD
  • Shell
  • Aldine ISD
  • Harris Health System
  • Houston Community College
  • The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD
  • NRG Energy
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Business Development
  • Healthcare Services
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Community and Social Services
  • Information Technology
  • Administrative
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Support
  • Arts and Design
  • Media and Communication
  • Accounting
  • Program and Project Management
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
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Critical Reading
470 - 570
510 - 580
980 - 1150
17 - 23
18 - 24
19 - 24

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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Applicants 8,904 2,986 5,918
% Admitted 71% 71% 71%
% Admits That Enroll 11% 12% 11%
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Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (26%)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (23%)
Business (17%)
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (10%)
Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (9%)
Psychology (8%)
Education (8%)
Psychology, General (8%)
Kinesiology and Exercise Science (7%)
Visual & Performing Arts (7%)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General (7%)
Accounting (4%)
Business Administration and Management, General (3%)
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (3%)
International Business/Trade/Commerce (3%)
Elementary Education and Teaching (2%)
Finance, General (2%)
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Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

On Campus
Tuition & Fees$33,450
Books & Supplies$1,000
Cost of Living$8,064
Personal Expenses$4,562
Sticker Price$47,076

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

100% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship100%$22,366
Federal Grants54%$5,116
Pell Grants54%$4,721
Other Federal20%$1,106
State & Local Grants57%$3,313
Institutional Grants100%$17,757
Student Loans60%$6,274
Federal Loans59%$5,285
Other Loans5%$14,401

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

Total Amount
Per Student
Financial Assets $102 Million $29,845

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $24,225.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $12,500 $258

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 6.4%

Avg. rate for colleges with basketball is 5.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,164 students.


Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $45,800

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


How long until this college investment pays off: 5.6 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 30% of students graduate on time.

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Campus Safety
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape 1 1
Fondling - -
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery - -
Aggravated Assault - -
Burglary 6 6
Motor Vehicle Theft 1 1
Arson - -

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Business-dominant, with Arts & Sciences
Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
Size and SettingFour-year, small, primarily residential

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