The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Sam Houston State is a Public and HBU is a Private (not-for-profit) 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 (1,045) than Sam Houston State (1,045).
  • HBU has higher submitted ACT score (21) 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 - Sam Houston State University and Houston Baptist University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Sam Houston StateHBU
Sam Houston Statevs.HBU
Huntsville, TexasLocationHouston, Texas
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (medium programs)
In-State$8,736
Out-Of-State$18,552
Tuition & Fees$34,500
75% ($7,285)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)92% ($22,899)
$7,285Average Amount of Financial Aid$22,899
74.39 %Acceptance Rates69.01 %
31.19 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)11.64 %
1,045SAT Score1,090
21ACT Score23
58 %Graduation Rate47 %
23 %Transfer-out Rate41 %
79 %Retention Rate71 %
21,912Student Population3,963
804Number of Faculties131
21 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services

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