Tuition & Fees

$25,830

$25,830

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
34%
400-499
45%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
46%
400-499
31%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
10%
500-599
32%
400-499
46%
300-399
10%
200-299
0
30-36
7%
24-29
26%
18-23
43%
12-17
23%
6-11
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
31%
18-23
47%
12-17
17%
30-36
6%
24-29
33%
18-23
53%
12-17
8%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

54%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 957
Declined + 638
Total Received 1,595
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Private (nonprofit)

1,638

undergraduate students

474

graduate students

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School Facts

Hardin-Simmons, founded in 1891, is a church-affiliated, comprehensive university. Its 220-acre campus is located in Abilene, 150 miles west of Dallas-Fort Worth.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,112
Established in 1891
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ATS (Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Abilene, TX

220-acre, urban campus in Abilene,TX (population: 120,099). Served by air and bus; major airport serves Dallas-Fort Worth (150 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Hardin–Simmons University
2200 Hickory
Abilene, TX 79698-0001

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 3% of male students
 
4 sororities 5% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
79%
Bottom 1/2
21%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
34%
400-499
45%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
46%
400-499
31%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
10%
500-599
32%
400-499
46%
300-399
10%
200-299
0
30-36
7%
24-29
26%
18-23
43%
12-17
23%
6-11
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
31%
18-23
47%
12-17
17%
30-36
6%
24-29
33%
18-23
53%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline April 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 957
Declined + 638
Total Received 1,595

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment

Not Considered

Essay
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Vicki House
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 877 464-7889
F: 325 671-2115
enroll@hsutx.edu

Cost

Tuition $25,230
Room $3,750
Board $4,388
Additional fees $600
Books & supplies $800
Total $34,768
Average Financial Aid - $22,285
Total with Avg. Aid $12,483

Financial Aid

75%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$22,285

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,589,606
State $2,022,333
Institutional $1,167,315
Other external
Total $5,779,254

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $17,791,810
Other external $522,095
Total $18,313,905

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
American Southwest Conference
Mascot
Cowboys and Cowgirls
School colors
purple and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Athletic Training
Bible
Biblical Studies
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Business
Business Administration/Generalist
Business Administration/Sports Management
Business Education
Chemistry
Church Music
Communication
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Computer Science
Counseling/Human Development
Criminal Justice
Divinity
Economics
Education
Education in Leadership
English
Environmental Management
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Family Ministry
Family Nurse Practitioner
Family Psychology
Finance
Foreign Language
Geology
Gifted/Talented Education
Graphic Design
History
Human Services
Information Systems
Kinesiology/Sport/Recreation
Legal Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Ministry
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Music Theory/Composition
Nonprofit Management
Nursing
Nursing Education
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Reading Specialist
Religion
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Speech/Language Pathology
Theatre
Theology
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Undergraduate

78%

1,638
students

Female
54%
880

Male
46%
758

Graduate

22%

474
students

Female
53%
253

Male
47%
221

undergraduateFull-time

90%

1,475
students

Female
54%
783

Male
46%
692

undergraduatePart-time

10%

163
students

Female
60%
97

Male
40%
66

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

66%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: 30 days prior to start of semester

Spring: 30 days prior to start of semester

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

93

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

31

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 17
Countries most often represented China
India
Indonesia
Malaysia
Rwanda
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Other

International Student Contact

Jim Jones
Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services
325 670-1207
jjones@hsutx.edu

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