Considering the intake of 2018, around 3900+ students applied at Houston Baptist University. Almost 69% of student who cleared the eligibility criteria was welcomed at this University.
HBU offers admission in Graduate, Undergraduate and Online programs. The University possesses average admission standards with low applicant competition.
|Application Portal||Online portal|
|Application Fee (non-refundable)||UG: Free of Cost|
PG: 100 USD (International Students)
|Average SAT score||Verbal Score: 431-659|
|Mode of Payment||Master-Card/ American Express/Discover/visa|
|Work Experience||Required for Graduate Programs|
|Financial Aid||Loans, Grants, and Scholarships available|
Students are requested to submit their applications prior to the deadlines for them to be considered for admission. The University does not entertain late applications. Here are the deadlines for the enrollment seasons:
Houston Baptist University accepts international students willing to study in the US, given that they have completed secondary education with a college preparatory curriculum, fulfilled the minimum grade point equivalency, provided required official academic records, met the appropriate deadlines, and verified financial support for one academic year.
The admission process is similar for both international and domestic applicants. However, international applicants need to meet some additional requirements.
Application Portal: Students may apply online at the university’s official website. There is a separate online form, respectively, for domestic undergraduate and international undergraduate applicants.
Application Fee: Free of Cost
Admission Requirements: International applicants must satisfy the following requirements in order to be eligible for Houston Baptist University:
Optional Requirements: Personal Essay and Letters of Recommendation.
International transfer students need to submit the following requirements:
International applicants are required to present TOEFL, ESL and/or SAT scores to demonstrate English proficiency. The minimum required scores by the university are:
|Test||Minimum required score|
International applicants can apply for a student visa to study in the US right after an application letter is issued. Students whose applications have been approved will be issued the I-20 Form. The I-20 form can be obtained via FedEx, once the admissions process is completed.
Aspirants will be required to submit the following documents while applying for a visa:
After the submission of the completed I-20 form and payment of SEVIS fee, students can schedule an interview with the nearest US embassy.
Houston Baptist University offers Undergraduate Admissions in Accounting, Agribusiness, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Business, Health Care Administration, Management and Marketing. Aspirants are required to submit transcripts, which should be in an unopened envelope from the sending institution–– printed within the last 6 months to be considered official.
Where to Apply: Application Portal
Application Fee: Free of Application Cost
Admission Requirements: Applicants must submit the following documents at the time of admission:
Houston Baptist University offers graduate degrees in Business Management, Music Studies and Education training to students from all over the country and all around the world. Students applying must have a general GPA of 3 GPA.
Programs such as Human Performance, Physical Education, Humanities, US History, and Graduate Teacher Education require a 3.5 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework.
|Requirements||International MBA||MIB||MLA||MPC||MA Phil|
|Application Fee (Non-refundable)||2850 USD||2850 USD||1575 USD||1725 USD||1575 USD|
|Parking Fee (Annually)||150 USD||150 USD||150 USD||150 USD||150 USD|
|Work Experience||2+ years||Not required||2+ years||Not required||1+Year|
|Recommendations||Required (2 letters)||Required (1 letter)||Required (2 letters)||Required (2 letters)||Required (1 letter)|
|Admission Interview||By invitation only||By invitation only||By invitation only||By invitation only||By invitation only|
Graduate applicants are requested to send their transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.org (for electronic official transcripts)
Most of the courses at Houston Baptist University are offered through the online mode. Applicants are recommended to make the applications 3 months prior to the course start date. It may take upto 4-5 weeks for the successful processing of application and arrival of decision. Students are notified about the admission decision via post. The admission letter guides the student about further procedures and requirements for admission and residence.
Upon acceptance, international students need to apply for an I-20 form. The I-20 form will be sent to them via Fedex.