College Of Biblical Studies Houston

College Of Biblical Studies Houston

College of Biblical Studies - Houston, also referred to as CBS-Houston, is a private, coeducational, Christian college located in Houston, Texas, United States. It was established in 1976 under the name of Houston Bible & Vocational Institute. In 1996, the institution was certified as a college by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and was given the present name. The campus of the college spreads across 14 acres of suburban land.

The college provides associate and bachelor's degrees in Bible studies, Christian leadership and Biblical counseling. The college offers an Academic Competitiveness Grant to deserving students every year. A PLUS loan is also offered to parents who need support for their children's education.

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College of Biblical Studies-Houston
7000 Regency Square Blvd.
Houston , TX 77036-3211
General Phone: (713) 785-5995

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College of Biblical Studies Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy184bible studies, pre-ministerial studies

Number of programs and degrees for College of Biblical Studies in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years161
Associate's degree301
Bachelor's degree1382

College of Biblical Studies Student Body

In 2007-2008, College of Biblical Studies had a total enrollment of 1,056 students (665 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 20%
Black 45%
Hispanic 31%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 1%
20-21 4%
22-24 7%
25-29 11%
30-34 10%
35-39 11%
40-49 24%
50-64 23%
65+ 4%

College of Biblical Studies Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 60 %
Part-Time 25 %

College of Biblical Studies Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Houston, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

College of Biblical Studies Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,948
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,948
Books and supplies $ 900

Financial Aid:
College of Biblical Studies participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3422400)

College of Biblical Studies Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track160

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*0*
Associate professorcalendar year2*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year12$51,7210*
All faculty totalcalendar year16$52,4470*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

College of Biblical Studies Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies

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