College of Biblical Studies-Houston: Narrative Description

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6000 Dale Carnegie Dr.
Houston, TX 77036
Tel: (713)785-5995
Admissions: (832)252-4638
Fax: (713)785-5998
E-mail: [email protected]
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Independent nondenominational, 4-year, coed. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1979. Setting: 10-acre urban campus. Endowment: $26,686. Educational spending 2003-04: $7316 per student. Total enrollment: 1,492. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 31:1. Full-time: 370 students, 44% women, 56% men. Part-time: 1,122 students, 46% women, 54% men. 0% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 18% Hispanic, 55% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, accelerated degree program, honors program, independent study, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission for non-degree seeking students. Required: essay, high school transcript. Recommended: SAT and SAT Subject Tests or ACT, SAT II: Writing Test, TAAS, THEA. Required for some: interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Preference given to Christians.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $20. One-time mandatory fee: $60. Tuition: $4000 full-time, $85 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $180 full-time, $6 per credit part-time, $20 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to degree level and program. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and program. Tuition guaranteed not to increase for student's term of enrollment.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Most popular organization: Student Development Committee. Major annual event: Student Appreciation/Development Week. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: hourly patrols by trained security guards and police. College housing not available. College of Biblical Studies Library with 35,580 books, 359 microform titles, 609 serials, and 515 audiovisual materials. Operations spending 2003-04: $165,228. 18 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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