2023: The Universities name has been changed from Houston Baptist University to Houston Christian University in and around September 2022.

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Admission Requirements

Consideration for freshman admission to Houston Baptist University is determined by a strong high school performance, indicated by:

  • Graduating in the top 50% of senior class
  • SAT score of 1070 or greater; OR ACT composite score of 21

Upon meeting the minimum high school curriculum requirements, the following should be submitted to the Office of Admissions:

  • Application for Admission
  • Official high school transcript or official GED scores, mailed
  • directly to Houston Baptist University from issuing institution
  • Official SAT or ACT test scores
  • Recommendation Letter (optional)

Applicants not meeting admission requirements will go to the Academic Review Board for an admissions decision.

Deadline for Application for Admission

  • Fall Early Action - Nov. 1
  • Spring Early Action - Dec. 1
  • Summer - Rolling

On-Campus Housing

  • Available

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and FeesOn-Campus BudgetOff-Campus Budget
$50,060-With Parent

Financial Aid

Requirements to Apply

  • FAFSA form (Code 003576)

Types Available

  • All government programs
  • Institutional, merit and need-based assistance

Deadline for Application

  • Priority March 1
  • Deadline FAFSA Opens - October 1
  • Deadline for prospective and new students - March 1
  • Deadline for continuing students and all required documentation - April 15

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