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By the Numbers

  • $24
    Million Scholarships & Institutional Grants Awarded in 2015
  • 100%
    Classes taught by faculty, not teaching assistants
  • 16:1
    Student:Faculty Ratio
  • 25
    Average Class Size

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Campus News

  • Sherry Smith and Jim R. Smith

    HBU Initiative to Teach Civic Education Receives Major Support

    Houston Baptist University’s Center for Law and Liberty received a $600,000 grant from the Charles Koch foundation and Sherry Smith and Jim R. Smith to greatly expand its programmatic offerings.  The Center is dedicated to promoting the principles of liberty, limited government, the rule of law, and free markets. With this gift, it will be …

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  • Image of the HBU Seal at Entrance One of campus

    HBU Moves to the Next Level

    We have received notification from SACSCOC that our request to Move to the Next Level – with the launching of HBU’s first doctoral program, the EdD in Executive Educational Leadership – was approved by the SACSCOC Board of Trustees on June 15, 2017. With this formal approval from SACSCOC, HBU is now recognized as a …

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  • Terrence Johnson conducting

    Terre Johnson Appointed HBU Chair of Department of Music and Director of Choral Activities

    President Robert B. Sloan and Provost Cynthia Simpson are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Terre Johnson as Chair of the Department of Music and Director of Choral Activities effective July 1, 2017. Prepared by music degrees from Troy University, Auburn University, and Florida State University, Dr. Johnson is nationally recognized as a leader …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Cristie Jo Johnston

    Dr. Cristie Jo Johnston, Professor of Theology, recently interviewed Professor Richard Dawkins, English ethologist, evolutionary biologist, author, emeritus fellow of New College, Oxford, for the upcoming documentary “And Then There Were Nones“. In the interview, She asked a daring question, “The Bible says that anyone that says in their heart there is no God they are …

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