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Houston Christian University Online

Houston Christian University Online

Houston Christian University Online

Introduction

College is about more than just preparing you for your future career - it's a chance to discover who you are and what you believe. An HCU education will prepare you for every step in your journey, from the day you become a Husky, to the moment you earn your degree. Learn more about the benefits of studying at HCU, a leading Christian university based in Houston, Texas.

HCU has a 60-year academic tradition focused on faith and quality of learning. With our accreditation, you're getting a quality education recognized nationwide. Your courses are at any time of the day so that you may complete coursework when it is convenient for you.

HCU Online is an ideal option for students looking to attend school on their schedule. We strive to provide a convenient opportunity to earn your degree but also desire to keep our tuition among the lowest in the nation.

Admissions

After you have found the right online degree program, follow the steps below to get started. For questions about transferring to HCU, please contact the university for more information.

  1. Complete Your Application
  2. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  3. Send High School Transcript/GED
    • Undergraduate students are required to submit transcripts showing they achieved a high school general or advanced diploma or a GED with passing scores. (Waived if the student has 32 credit hours or more of transfer credit.)
  4. Submit Required Documents
    1. Transcripts: Students must submit all college transcripts from any previously attended institutions (address above). Official transcripts should be sent directly from the college or university that awarded your bachelor’s degree to be considered official.
    2. Transcripts from any additional coursework since that time should also be submitted, including postbaccalaureate or graduate-level transcripts.

Note: for international students, the admissions process is different and may require different documentation, some students may not be eligible to receive US federal aid to attend college here. It may be best here to list application completion and then a link to the international student page that would be more of a blanket information about international student admissions.

Scholarships and Funding

There are many types of financial aid available to students at Houston Christian University. Every new undergraduate residential student is eligible for a Freshman Merit Award based on their high school academic performance. Additional scholarships are available for both undergraduate and graduate students based on area of academic study.

Federal grants and student loans are also available to those who meet certain need-based criteria based on their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Eligible students may also qualify for a federal work-study position on campus.
Attending a higher education institution is an investment in your future. For many students, earning a scholarship can be a fantastic way to finance that investment. At HCU, we offer a wide range of scholarships to help meet the educational needs of various students.

During the review of your admission application to HCU, your application will be reviewed to see if you meet the requirements for one or more of the following undergraduate merit scholarships or graduate scholarships.

  • Freshman Merit Awards
  • Transfer Merit Awards
  • Additional Scholarships
  • Government Grants
  • Homeschool Student Scholarships
  • Graduate Scholarships
  • Free Transcript Evaluation

Rankings

  • HC Earns 2023-24 Military Friendly Schools® Gold Standard Ranking
  • HCU Named Among the Best Online Christian Colleges & Universities
  • HCU Named Among the Best Online Colleges in Texas

Student Testimonials

Why study at Houston Christian University Online

  • Accessible: Your courses are at any time of the day so that you may complete coursework when it is convenient for you. HCU Online is an ideal option for students looking to attend school on their schedule.
  • Holistic Education: HCU integrates faith and reason in its academics so you are prepared not only for your career but for a meaningful life in service to God.
  • High-quality Education: With an established 60-year academic tradition focused on faith and quality of learning, combined with our accreditation, you can rest assured you are receiving a quality education recognized nationwide.
  • Affordable: HCU has some of the lowest tuition available today. We strive to provide a convenient opportunity to earn your degree but also desire to keep our tuition among the lowest in the nation.

Awards & Accreditations

Houston Christian University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, graduate, and doctoral degrees.

Locations

  • Houston

    7502, Fondren Road, 77074, Houston

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