Hardin-Simmons University

Abilene, TX

Hardin-Simmons University

Abilene, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$31,366

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
47%
400-499
29%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
13%
500-599
49%
400-499
32%
300-399
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
20%
18-23
60%
12-17
15%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,834
Declined 355
Total Received 2,189
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Private

1,742

undergraduate students

582

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,324
Established in 1891
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Baptist

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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Abilene Regional

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
57%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Baptist Student Ministries
  • Student Government
  • Alpha Phi Omega
  • Student Activities Board
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • All-School Sing
  • Western Heritage Day
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
39%
Top 1/2
71%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
47%
400-499
29%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
13%
500-599
49%
400-499
32%
300-399
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
20%
18-23
60%
12-17
15%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.55

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,834
Declined 355
Total Received 2,189

Admissions Factors

Important

academic GPA
class rank
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
first generation
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
application essay
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 26
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $29,526
Room & board $9,740
Additional fees $1,840
Books & supplies $800
Other fees $1,976
Total $43,882
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
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 Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Banking and Financial Support Services
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Christian Studies
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Divinity/Ministry
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Graphic Design
History Teacher Education
History, General
Human Computer Interaction
Human Services, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music Management
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Pre-Nursing Studies
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religious/Sacred Music
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
Theology/Theological Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

2,324

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

1,742
students

Female
53%
931

Male
47%
811

25%

582
students

Female
57%
331

Male
43%
251

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

1,610
students

Female
54%
864

Male
46%
746

8%

132
students

Female
51%
67

Male
49%
65

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 67%
Student 4 year graduation rate 38%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
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

102

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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