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Tuition & Fees

$24,500

$24,500

not including room and board

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Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 827
Declined + 629
Total Received 1,456
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undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1  :  12

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Education
  3. Business
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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 2,084
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)

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Codes

SAT 6268
ACT 4096

Private (nonprofit)

1,640

undergraduate students

444

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
13%
500-599
35%
400-499
40%
300-399
6%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
3%
700-800
3%
600-699
9%
500-599
35%
400-499
39%
300-399
12%
200-299
2%
30-36
8%
24-29
25%
18-23
46%
12-17
21%
30-36
1%
24-29
36%
18-23
43%
12-17
20%
30-36
2%
24-29
33%
18-23
56%
12-17
9%
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Abilene, TX

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Abilene, TX

220-acre, urban campus in Abilene,TX (population: 120,099). Served by air and bus; major airport serves Dallas/Ft. 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
48%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
86%
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
17%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
13%
500-599
35%
400-499
40%
300-399
6%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
3%
700-800
3%
600-699
9%
500-599
35%
400-499
39%
300-399
12%
200-299
2%
30-36
8%
24-29
25%
18-23
46%
12-17
21%
30-36
1%
24-29
36%
18-23
43%
12-17
20%
30-36
2%
24-29
33%
18-23
56%
12-17
9%

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)
Niether
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 827
Declined + 629
Total Received 1,456

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 Right Now

Admissions Contact

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

Cost

Tuition $24,500
Room $3,600
Board $4,140
Books & supplies $800
Total $33,040
Average Financial Aid - $19,036
Total with Avg. Aid $14,004

Financial Aid

67%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$19,036

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,589,525
State $1,919,306
Institutional $883,269
Other external
Total $5,392,100

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $12,080,569
Other external $535,935
Total $12,616,504

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
Missions
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
Youth Ministry
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Undergraduate

79%

1,640
students

Female
52%
845

Male
48%
795

Graduate

21%

444
students

Female
50%
222

Male
50%
222

undergraduateFull-time

89%

1,469
students

Female
53%
768

Male
47%
701

undergraduatePart-time

11%

171
students

Female
46%
77

Male
54%
94

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

63%

Transfer applicants accepted

57%

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 15
Countries most often represented China
Hong Kong
India
Indonesia
Malaysia
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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