Houston, TX
Houston Baptist University


105 Ratings

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Recent Reviews

Christina
What is your overall opinion of this school?

HBU has alot to offer, I feel as if I made a great choice in choosing this as my university. At first, I only came to this sc...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

HBU has alot to offer, I feel as if I made a great choice in choosing this as my university. At first, I only came to this school because of their nursing program, but once I was accepted into the school and into the program I didn't know that the school was capable of alot of things. Very diverse, each major was known and heard, there was greek life, on and off campus housing was great, food was good, libraries were quiet, and there were a bunch of opportunities to study abroad. I also like how our school was Christian-Baptist based, as I am that myself, and it definitely made me want to reignite my spiritual well-being. The only downside is that is a little expensive since it is a private school, but other than that I would definitely recommend this school because they have a great education system and an awesome faculty and student to faculty ratio.

Alma
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I don't like it one bit. After one semester I will now be transferring to HCC where the classes are much cheaper and there is...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I don't like it one bit. After one semester I will now be transferring to HCC where the classes are much cheaper and there is more university experience. Friends are hard to make, the school events are activities are mostly only for people who live on campus because as a student who lives of campus I know nothing of what happens, I just go to my class and then go home because it is that boring. The prices are extremely high and they make you pay for a mandatory class which is not fair since we could be using that money for a class we actually need. The financing office are bad at their jb, I owe the school 8000 dollars and I could be owing a 1000 less but my fafsa won't go through and it is such a hassle. HBU, Houston Boring University.

Timothy
What is your overall opinion of this school?

It's a very small school with around 3000 people in attendance. I enjoy this because it allows me the have real relationships...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It's a very small school with around 3000 people in attendance. I enjoy this because it allows me the have real relationships with my professors and advisers. The on-campus housing allows you to interact with many different people and make fast friends with all the different actives happening week to week. We host stuff like game tournaments, discussions, and even held a debate during the election in the lobby. Overall it's a good school with plenty of things to offer and I would recommend it to most people.

Bianca
What is your overall opinion of this school?

In the beginning I wasn't sure how i would fit in to Houston Baptist University but I can honestly say that it has been the b...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

In the beginning I wasn't sure how i would fit in to Houston Baptist University but I can honestly say that it has been the best decision I have made. Since being here my relationship with God has gotten stronger and I've grown so much as a person. The facilities available to students are great and the professors are amazing. the campus is beautiful and there are always activities going on so you can meet new people and grow as a community.

Rebekah
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Houston Baptist is a wonderful school for academics. The professors are extremely knowledgeable about the subject they are te...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Houston Baptist is a wonderful school for academics. The professors are extremely knowledgeable about the subject they are teaching and are always willing to answer questions. They will push you to do your best, this school is not for those who want to party and/or slack off. You will really need to work to do well here. The small campus is ideal for those who want to focus on academics, however there is still plenty to do on and off campus in Houston with friends such as the zoo, museums, and the galleria, which are all close by.

Massiray
What is the stereotype of students at your school? Is this stereotype accurate?

Most people think that only nerdy and boring people go to my school but that is not the case there are so many people that ar...

What is the stereotype of students at your school? Is this stereotype accurate?

Most people think that only nerdy and boring people go to my school but that is not the case there are so many people that are wild and exciting which surprised me

What are the most popular student activities/groups?

The most popular girls are the sororities and fraternities because almost everyone is in the one

Describe the students at your school.

There are very many different versatile students at my school from so many different backgrounds and I really like that because everyone interacts with one another and gets along pretty well

What are the academics like at your school?

The academics are very different at my school being that it is a public Christian University. So most of the curriculum is like Christianity classes and stuff and I love the atmosphere because there's a small class number for every class so you have better interaction with the professor

What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

I wish someone would have told me about how competitive the school is because as I have not seen and experienced it really is

Genesis
Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

The faculty at the school is made up of really nice people, who are willing to help you when you have questions. The school i...

Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

The faculty at the school is made up of really nice people, who are willing to help you when you have questions. The school is not that big, so it is super easy to get around.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Congratulations! You just passed through one of the toughest years of high school: junior year. Even though your SAT and ACT scores were not what you desired, you did really well in your classes. Now, you may think that just because you finished one of the most crucial years of your high school career, you can just slack off and let loose. Well, think again. As a senior, maintain your GPA, strive to be your best, and do not, by no means, procrastinate. Yeah, procrastination is a tempting demon. He will reel you in, promise you relaxation and peace, and before you know it, you have two papers due, a project, and an exam all on the same day. Just do not do it! Senior year is important because, even if it seems cliche, just the beginning. In order to get to that university of your dreams, you have to get through senior year. Challenge yourself. You have a lot of potential and can achieve everything you set your mind to. Stop doubting yourself! You do it too much, and all you are doing is hurting yourself. I wish you the best and that God blesses you in everything.

What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

It is not the prettiest school, but it is a good school.

Stephanie
Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

All the buildings are close together so you dont have to go very far for your next class.

Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

All the buildings are close together so you dont have to go very far for your next class.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Stop playing around and get serious about what you want to be when you grow up. Study hard and the doors will fly open for you. Quit taking life for granted and treat it as a gift. There is a whole lot of freedom when you get to college but buckle down and youll do great.

Jose
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

If I could go back in time and talk to myself as a high school senior, I would begin by telling myself to settle down and not...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

If I could go back in time and talk to myself as a high school senior, I would begin by telling myself to settle down and not be afraid to go to college. As a high school senior, the thought of attending a University scared me to death. As a high school student I was under the impression that college was a whole lot tougher than high school and only the most intelligent individuals would succeed. Another issue that made afraid was the financial burden I knew that college brings. I remember hearing stories of individuals who racked up tens of thousandths of dollars in student debt and would spend decades paying back their student loans. After being removed from high school for three years, I decided to continue my education. After attending college for a little over two years I have personally found that college is not as hard as I once thought and in fact the studies are very manageable. The costs are manageable as well, with financial aid and an abundance of scholarships available out there. If I could go back in time and speak with my younger self, I would have already been a college graduate.

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  • Enrollment
  • 2,332
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $30,800
  • Acceptance rate
  • 35%

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