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 four-years schools.
  • HBU has more expensive tuition & fees ($35,500) than Sam Houston State ($18,752).
  • It is harder to admit to HBU than Sam Houston State.
  • HBU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,145) than Sam Houston State (1,035).
  • HBU has higher submitted ACT score (25) than Sam Houston State (21).
  • Sam Houston State has more students with 21,912 students while HBU has 3,963 students.
  • Sam Houston State has more full-time faculties with 804 faculties while HBU has 131 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
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Master's College and University (medium programs)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
$35,500Tuition & Fees
92% ($22,899)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)75% ($7,285)
$22,899Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,285
69.01 %Acceptance Rates74.39 %
11.64 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)31.19 %
1,145SAT Score1,035
25ACT Score21
47 %Graduation Rate58 %
41 %Transfer-out Rate23 %
71 %Retention Rate79 %
3,963Student Population21,912
131Number of Faculties804
16 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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