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College of Biblical Studies-Houston

College of Biblical Studies-Houston is Christian college with 498 students located in Houston, TX.

Open Admissions, Religiously affiliated, Seminary / Bible College

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Overview

Overview

College of Biblical Studies-Houston says

The College of Biblical Studies of Houston, Texas is a nationally accredited Bible college. Since 1979, CBS has offered a top-rated biblically based educational experience that is affordable and accessible.

Driven by conviction and purpose, students come to CBS to lead not follow. As a moral force in society, students are trained to inspire action, shape lives and immerse biblical truths and Christian values in communities all over the world.

Opportunities for educational excellence are offered through bachelor and associate degrees, certificate programs and personal enrichment in a cost effective manner to meet the needs of our student body. Morning, afternoon, evening and Saturday classes are offered so that students can fit education around their life.

God has provided CBS the blessing of ministering to over 20,000 students throughout its existence. Today over 600 enrolled and continuing education students, more than one thousand alumni and thousands of former students are impacting their communities, churches and workplaces with the gospel of Jesus Christ.

We invite you to tour the website and then contact us for a personal tour of our campus.

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 498
Gender 57% Male / 43% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 15% Full Time / 85% Part Time
Socio-Economic Diversity 42% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 18%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 30%
Ethnicity Unknown 1%
Black or African American 48%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Activities

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Campus Ministries

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: remedial instruction tutoring
  • Computer Services: libraries, computer center wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: financial aid counseling adult (re-entering) student services/programs career counseling
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: wheelchair accessibility partial services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for visually impaired
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): accelerated program dual enrollment of high school students english as a second language (esl) independent study
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Bible/Biblical Studies (73%), Bible/Biblical Studies (25%), Organizational Leadership (1%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that focuses on the Christian and/or Jewish Bible and related literature, with an emphasis on understanding and interpreting the theological, doctrinal, and ethical messages contained therein. May include preparation for applying these studies in various religious vocations.

Job Opportunities:

Directors, Religious Activities and Education
Plan, direct, or coordinate programs designed to promote the religious education or activities of a denominational group. May provide counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Associates

A program that focuses on the Christian and/or Jewish Bible and related literature, with an emphasis on understanding and interpreting the theological, doctrinal, and ethical messages contained therein. May include preparation for applying these studies in various religious vocations.

Job Opportunities:

Directors, Religious Activities and Education
Plan, direct, or coordinate programs designed to promote the religious education or activities of a denominational group. May provide counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Bachelor's

A program that focuses on leadership skills that can be applied to a business, government, non-profit, or educational setting. Includes instruction in organizational planning, dynamics of leadership, finance, team building, conflict resolution and mediation, communication and other management skills.

Job Opportunities:

Management Analysts
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Administration & Faculty

President Bill Blocker
Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Accredited by Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation
Full-time Faculty 16
Student : Faculty Ratio 12 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 93 : 6
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Admissions Websites

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $20,983 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $25,343

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $9,396, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $9,396 Same as On-Campus
Fees $405 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $16,014
Books $975 $975
Total (before financial aid) $10,776 $26,790

Students Receiving Aid

57% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 50% $5,392
Federal Scholarships/Grants 42% $3,525
Institutional Grants 58% $2,767
Pell Grants 42% $3,525
Student Loans 50% $5,392

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://cbshouston.edu/financial-information.

Estimate the net price for you at http://cbshouston.edu/netpricecalculator/.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

57% of students graduated in six years.

50% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

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#130 The Best and Worst College Cities and Towns in America
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