Tuition & Fees

$30,140

$30,140

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
19%
500-599
57%
400-499
19%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
17%
500-599
58%
400-499
21%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
33%
400-499
47%
300-399
11%
200-299
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
22%
18-23
38%
12-17
30%
6-11
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
25%
18-23
47%
12-17
26%
30-36
3%
24-29
27%
18-23
55%
12-17
15%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,487
Declined + 279
Total Received 1,766
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Private (nonprofit)

1,765

undergraduate students

578

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Nursing
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Codes

SAT 6268
ACT 4096

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Location

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 2,343
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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Abilene, TX

220-acre, urban campus in Abilene (population: 121,885). 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
54%
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

 
5 fraternities 7% of male students
 
4 sororities 14% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
68%
Bottom 1/2
32%
Bottom 1/4
9%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
19%
500-599
57%
400-499
19%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
17%
500-599
58%
400-499
21%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
33%
400-499
47%
300-399
11%
200-299
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
22%
18-23
38%
12-17
30%
6-11
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
25%
18-23
47%
12-17
26%
30-36
3%
24-29
27%
18-23
55%
12-17
15%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application 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

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,487
Declined + 279
Total Received 1,766

Admissions Factors

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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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

Financial Aid

74%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$24,415

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $28,390
Room $4,470
Board $5,380
Additional fees $1,750
Books & supplies $800
Total $40,790
Average Financial Aid - $24,415
Total with Avg. Aid $16,375

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,356,631
State $1,962,373
Institutional $1,994,924
Other external
Total $7,313,928

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $23,292,735
Other external $817,263
Total $24,109,998
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 877 464-7889
F: 325 670-5822
financialaid@hsutx.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Bridget Moore
Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships
bnmoore@hsutx.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

backpacking, handball, kayaking, paintball, rock climbing, table tennis, tennis

Club Sports - Women's

backpacking, handball, kayaking, paintball, rock climbing, table tennis, tennis

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, billiards, bowling, disc golf, flag football, golf, handball, lacrosse, miniature golf, pickleball, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

John Neese (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Melanie Chonko (women's)
Women's Assistant Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

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

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,343

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

1,765
students

Female
53%
943

Male
47%
822

25%

578
students

Female
52%
302

Male
48%
276

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

1,625
students

Female
54%
864

Male
46%
761

8%

140
students

Female
57%
79

Male
43%
61

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
19%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

86%

Transfer applicants accepted

53%

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 23
Countries most often represented China
India
Malaysia
Mexico
Rwanda
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Kendra Duke
International Admissions Counselor
325 670-1024
kendra.duke@hsutx.edu

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