The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • HBU is a Private (not-for-profit) and Sam Houston State is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • HBU has more expensive tuition & fees ($34,500) than Sam Houston State ($18,552).
  • It is harder to admit to HBU than Sam Houston State.
  • HBU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,100) than Sam Houston State (1,065).
  • HBU has higher submitted ACT score (22) than Sam Houston State (21).
  • Sam Houston State has more students with 21,213 students while HBU has 3,432 students.
  • Sam Houston State has more full-time faculties with 778 faculties while HBU has 154 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Houston Baptist University and Sam Houston State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
HBUSam Houston State
HBUvs.Sam Houston State
Houston, TexasLocationHuntsville, Texas
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Master's College and University (medium programs)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
$34,500Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,736
Out-Of-State$18,552
91% ($20,089)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)72% ($7,649)
$20,089Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,649
69.01 %Acceptance Rates74.39 %
11.64 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)31.19 %
1,100SAT Score1,065
22ACT Score21
44 %Graduation Rate54 %
42 %Transfer-out Rate25 %
69 %Retention Rate76 %
3,432Student Population21,213
154Number of Faculties778
12 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio21 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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