°ΔΓΕΊμ»ΆΝΌ

About °ΔΓΕΊμ»ΆΝΌ

Mission Statement

The mission of °ΔΓΕΊμ»ΆΝΌ is to provide a learning experience that instills in students a passion for academic, spiritual and professional excellence as a result of our central confession, “Jesus Christ is Lord.”

Read more about our Mission and Purpose.


Introduction to the University

°ΔΓΕΊμ»ΆΝΌ offers an intimate college environment in the heart of one of the most vibrant and diverse cities in the United States: Houston, Texas. Coming to °ΔΓΕΊμ»ΆΝΌ as a student is about more than books, tests and lectures. It is about stepping into a community where each person is recognized as a distinct individual. °ΔΓΕΊμ»ΆΝΌ strives to not only develop each student academically, but spiritually, physically and relationally as well. With an average class size of 25, the more than 3,000 students of °ΔΓΕΊμ»ΆΝΌ get the personal attention they want and need.

The beautiful 100-acre campus is located just minutes from the city’s thriving downtown district, and the opportunities for jobs, internships and fun surround it. The University has a very diverse student body, with an ethnic composition similar to that of America’s fourth-largest city. Although °ΔΓΕΊμ»ΆΝΌ is a Christian institution, a number of other world religions are represented within the student body, adding to the institution’s diversity.

°ΔΓź컢ͼ’s location in the global hub of Houston creates opportunities for students to get important hands-on experience. Business majors intern with many of Houston’s Fortune 500 companies, mass media arts majors intern at network television affiliates, ad agencies and newspapers, education majors observe and teach in Houston-area school districts, and nursing and science majors benefit from the world-renowned Texas Medical Center.

The curriculum includes many undergraduate and graduate programs. A strong portfolio of scholarships awarded on the basis of merit, talent, leadership and athletics make °ΔΓΕΊμ»ΆΝΌ an attainable choice among private colleges and universities.

HCU's Vision and Core Convictions

°ΔΓΕΊμ»ΆΝΌ’s Vision and Core Convictions

The vision and core convictions of °ΔΓΕΊμ»ΆΝΌ are known as the Ten Pillars. These pillars serve to unify faculty, staff, and administrative leadership in decision making and planning efforts as well as clearly demonstrateΒ  °ΔΓź컢ͼ’s dedication to a Christian worldview.
Read more about the Ten Pillars online.

°ΔΓΕΊμ»ΆΝΌ by the Numbers

  • 95%
    Students Who Receive Financial Aid
  • $39.5 Mil
    Scholarships and Institutional Grants Awarded in 2022
  • 2,300
    Undergraduate Students
  • 50+
    Clubs and Organizations
  • 17
    NCAA Division I Sports Teams
  • 25
    Average Class Size

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