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Houston Baptist University Student Life

Houston Baptist University is on a 100-acre campus in a suburban setting in Houston, Texas. Houston Baptist University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Houston Baptist University also has fraternities and sororities.

Houston Baptist University has a thriving Baptist Student Ministry. In fact, more students participate in Baptist Student Ministry than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Houston Baptist University include Filipino Student Association, Nursing Student Association, American Red Cross at HBU and TriBeta.

Houston Baptist University students' favorite campus traditions are Late Night Breakfast, Homecoming and Welcome Days.

Houston Baptist University Housing

Houston Baptist University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Houston Baptist University students live off campus. In 2021, 28% of undergrads at Houston Baptist University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 72% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Houston Baptist University. There are 1,016 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,733 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 812 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 80% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Houston Baptist University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at Houston Baptist University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Houston Baptist University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Houston Baptist University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Houston Baptist University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Houston Baptist University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Houston Baptist University, take U.S. Highway 59 to Houston, TX. If you need to fly, book your flight to William P. Hobby airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Texas you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Houston Baptist University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Houston Baptist University Students

66%

Women

34%

Men

79%

Full Time

21%

Part Time

95%

In State

5%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

37%

22%

20%

9%

5%

4%

3%

0.33%

0.18%

Undergraduate Students

2,733

Graduate Students

1,230

Non-Resident / International Students

130

Houston Baptist University Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,963

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

72%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$34,600

Out-of-State

$34,600

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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