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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

  • Summer Launch team leaders pose for photo.

    Summer Launch 2017 Offers a Platform for Success

    Students who, only a few days before, didn’t know one another’s names cheered their teammates to victory in a rigorous game of water balloon dodgeball. The hot July day on the green lawn of Houston Baptist University’s library served as a fun ending to a week of events, and a light-hearted start to the students’ …

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  • Stanley Napper

    Houston Baptist University to Welcome Respected Engineering and Academic Leader to Help Form School of Engineering

    Dr. Robert Sloan, president of Houston Baptist University, and Dr. Cynthia Simpson, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, are pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Stanley A. Napper, professor of engineering and founding dean of HBU’s proposed School of Engineering. For the past 33 years, Dr. Napper has been on the faculty of …

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  • Fire Helmet presentation in honor of HFD Captain William “Iron Bill” Dowling

    Houston Professional Fire Fighters express their thanks to HBU

    On Monday, June 26, 2017, Houston Baptist University was presented a custom designed firefighters commemorative helmet from Local 341 by Patrick M. “Marty” Lancton, President of Houston Professional Fire Fighters Assoc. IAFF 341. This helmet presentation was to thank the University for being the site of the memorial for HFD Captain William “Iron Bill” Dowling …

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  • 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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