Houston Baptist University Graduate Schools

Houston Baptist University (referred to as HBU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Houston, TX. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Houston Baptist University is $13,400 in average. The school has 1,230 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,963 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Houston Baptist University (referred to as HBU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Houston, TX. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1968 - Current).
HBU Directory Information
School NameHouston Baptist University (HBU)
Address7502 Fondren Rd, Houston, TX 77074-3298
Phone281-649-3000
Webhttps://www.hbu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.hbu.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.hbu.edu/financialaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Houston Baptist University is $13,400 in average. The school has 1,230 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,963 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 75 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 10 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$13,400
Student Population1,230
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs75 graduate programs
(10 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Houston Baptist University is $13,400 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $550.
Houston Baptist University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Houston Baptist University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)10 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Houston Baptist University is $13,400. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 5.93% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$14,000$2,550
2018-2019$10,000$2,200
2019-2020$10,350$2,500
2020-2021$10,350$2,300
2021-2022$11,000$2,400
The graduate school tuition & fees of HBU is relatively inexpensive compared to private graduate schools in Texas. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Texas graduate tuition is $17,770 (public) / $17,981 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Houston Baptist University$13,400
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Texas Graduate Schools$13,300$17,743
Public$8,155$17,770
Private$17,981
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $15,256 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Houston Baptist University. On-campus living costs are increased by 9.68% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,770. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$8,242$4,350$9,329$5,631
2018-2019$8,328$4,482$9,650$5,800
2019-2020$8,064$4,562$9,800$5,970
2020-2021$8,064$4,562$9,800$5,970
2021-2022$9,286$4,562$9,800$5,970
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $550 at Houston Baptist University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are decreased by -4.35% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$550
2018-2019$550
2019-2020$575
2020-2021$575
2021-2022$550

Graduate Programs at HBU

Houston Baptist University offers 50 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 397 students have completed their study at Houston Baptist University.
Offered Degrees at Houston Baptist University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree348374
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship3218
Post Bachelor's Degree1385
Total5018397
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Houston Baptist University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology program with 2 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 53 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Superintendency and Educational System Administration program with 18 completers.
Houston Baptist University offers 50 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 397 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 374 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 5 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (3 completers) 122 completers-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction39$49,100
Educational Leadership and Administration48-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration7-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement16-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services1$52,600
Reading Teacher Education4-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)7-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 2 completers-
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
English Language and Literature [+] 0 completers-
Creative Writing0-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 8 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies8-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] (1 completers) 8 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management8-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 4 completers-
Philosophy4-
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] (2 completers) 44 completers-
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology0-
Theology/Theological Studies36-
Divinity/Ministry8-
Psychology [+] 37 completers$32,200
Psychology26$32,200
Counseling Psychology11-
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (other)0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 9 completers-
Playwriting and Screenwriting0-
Fine/Studio Arts9-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 51 completers-
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling2-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling0-
Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling6-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor8-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse35-
Business [+] (2 completers) 89 completers$67,900
Business Administration and Management28$75,100
Accounting1-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies13-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration36$71,200
International Business/Trade/Commerce11-
Management Science0-
History [+] 0 completers-
History0-
Total374
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 18 completers-
Administration of Special Education0-
Superintendency and Educational System Administration18-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling0-
Total18
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature0-
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 3 completers-
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology2-
Theology/Theological Studies1-
Psychology [+] (1 completers) 1 completers-
Psychology1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling1-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business Administration and Management0-
Accounting0-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies0-
Human Resources Development0-
International Business/Trade/Commerce0-
Management Science0-
Marketing/Marketing Management0-
Total5

Graduate Student Population at HBU

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,230 students enrolled into Houston Baptist University graduate schools where it has total 3,963 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 184 full-time and 1,046 part-time graduate students. By gender, 300 male and 930 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,230300930
Full-time18440144
Part-tme1,046260786
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 347 White (28.21%), 478 Black/African American (38.86%), 248 Hispanic (20.16%), 38 Asian (3.09%), and 119 students with other races. 65 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,230300930
American Indian/Native American000
Asian381127
Black/African American47892386
Hispanic24842206
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White347125222
Two More22517
Un-Known31526
Non-resident Alien652045
Houston Baptist University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 676 graduate students (54.96% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 128 graduate students (10.41% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,230
Enrolled Online Exclusively676
Enrolled Some Online Courses128
Not in Online Courses426
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Houston Baptist University. 207 students are aged 20 to 24 (16.83% of total students), 132 students are aged above 50 (10.73%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Houston Baptist University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,230300930
Age 20-211459
Age 22-2419343150
Age 25-2928074206
Age 30-3419755142
Age 35-3918439145
Age 40-4923045185
Age 50-641203387
Over 641266

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