Undergraduate Tuition

For On-campus Students

Tuition rates for HBU full-time undergraduate students are based on a flat or “block” tuition. This block rate will allow students to take from 12-18 credit hours per semester for a fixed amount.

Tuition Rates*
  • Full-time – flat rate of $16,625 per semester for 12-18 semester hours. Semester hours in excess of 18 are $760 per semester hour.
  • Part-time (less than 12 hours per semester) – $1,385 per semester hour.
  • $575 per semester hour
Estimated Annual Cost of Tuition*
Based on 12-18 semester hours/2 semesters
Technology and General Fees/2 semesters
Total Tuition and Fees

*Does not include course-specific and/or special user fees.

Technology Fee
$490 per semester, $980 per year
General Student Fee
$635 per semester, $1,270 per year
Total Fees
$1,125 per semester, $2,250 per year
Technology Fee
General Fee
Scholarships and Grants

Houston Baptist University strives to make the University’s educational programs a viable option for all qualified students. We are committed to assisting students and their families through opportunities for scholarships, grants and other types of financial aid.
For additional information on scholarships, grants and loans visit HBU.edu/FinancialAid.

Course-Specific and Special User Fees

ACP Supervisor Fee (per course)
Art Studio Fee (per course)
Athletic Training Fee (per course)
Audit Fee (per semester hour) (no credit given)
Cinema Lab Fee (per course)
Cinema Production Fee (per course)
Education Field Based Course Fee (per course)
Education Testing Fee (per course)
Equine-Assisted Counseling Field Based Course Fee
$100 per course
General Fee – summer
General Fee – Full-time/Part-time (per semester) fall/spring
International Fee (per semester)
Late Registration Fee – after first day of class
Late Payment Fee – applies only to students who register on time but do not meet payment deadline after census date
Major Field Test Fee
$30 per course
Music Accompanist Fee (per course) – voice lessons only
Music Accompanist Fee (per course) – instrumental Lessons only
Music Accompanist Opera Fee (per course)
Music Lit Fee (per course)
Private Music Lesson Fee (per credit hour)
Nursing Lab Fee (per course)
Online Course Fee (per credit hour)
Parking Fee (annual)
SAT (institutional)
Science Computer Lab Fee (per course)
Science Laboratory Fee (per course)
Senior Citizens (Age 60+) per credit hour
TEA EPP Fee (per course)
Technology Fee – summer
Technology Fee – Full-time/Part-time (per semester) fall/spring
Video Production Computer Lab Fee (per course)
No Charge for Transcripts, Enrollment Verifications and Statement of Standing

All Fees Are Non-Refundable

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