Tuition & Fees

$27,440

$27,440

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
10%
500-599
35%
400-499
46%
300-399
6%
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
48%
400-499
34%
300-399
4%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
33%
400-499
47%
300-399
11%
200-299
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
25%
18-23
42%
12-17
25%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
37%
18-23
37%
12-17
23%
30-36
5%
24-29
31%
18-23
55%
12-17
9%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,011
Declined + 138
Total Received 1,149
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Private (nonprofit)

1,721

undergraduate students

484

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 2,205
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: 120,958). Served by air and bus; major airport serves Dallas-Fort Worth (150 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

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

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
47%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
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

 
5 fraternities 11% of male students
 
4 sororities 15% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
53%
Top 1/2
84%
Bottom 1/2
16%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
10%
500-599
35%
400-499
46%
300-399
6%
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
48%
400-499
34%
300-399
4%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
33%
400-499
47%
300-399
11%
200-299
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
25%
18-23
42%
12-17
25%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
37%
18-23
37%
12-17
23%
30-36
5%
24-29
31%
18-23
55%
12-17
9%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
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

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,011
Declined + 138
Total Received 1,149

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Religious affiliation/commitment

Not Considered

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

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Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

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

Cost

Tuition $26,240
Room $3,900
Board $4,520
Additional fees $1,200
Books & supplies $800
Total $36,660
Average Financial Aid - $25,683
Total with Avg. Aid $10,977

Financial Aid

80%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$25,683

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,855,793
State $2,700,057
Institutional $789,375
Other external
Total $6,345,225

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $20,008,410
Other external $701,620
Total $20,710,030

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%

1,721
students

Female
55%
955

Male
45%
766

Graduate

22%

484
students

Female
53%
257

Male
47%
227

undergraduateFull-time

88%

1,523
students

Female
55%
827

Male
45%
696

undergraduatePart-time

12%

198
students

Female
65%
128

Male
35%
70

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
16%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
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

94%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

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: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

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
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Countries most often represented Australia
China
India
Malaysia
South Korea
Vietnam
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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