Tuition & Fees

$28,990

$28,990

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
24%
500-599
51%
400-499
24%
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
57%
400-499
22%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
33%
400-499
47%
300-399
11%
200-299
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
17%
18-23
46%
12-17
30%
6-11
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
26%
18-23
46%
12-17
26%
30-36
3%
24-29
24%
18-23
60%
12-17
13%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,368
Declined + 305
Total Received 1,673
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Private (nonprofit)

1,749

undergraduate students

503

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 2,252
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 (population: 122,225). 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
47%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
24%
500-599
51%
400-499
24%
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
57%
400-499
22%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
33%
400-499
47%
300-399
11%
200-299
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
17%
18-23
46%
12-17
30%
6-11
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
26%
18-23
46%
12-17
26%
30-36
3%
24-29
24%
18-23
60%
12-17
13%

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

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,368
Declined + 305
Total Received 1,673

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

68%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$24,855

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $27,290
Room $4,080
Board $4,000
Additional fees $1,700
Books & supplies $800
Total $37,870
Average Financial Aid - $24,855
Total with Avg. Aid $13,015

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,852,174
State $1,830,157
Institutional $1,365,960
Other external
Total $8,048,291

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $31,271,726
Other external $721,670
Total $31,993,396
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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

2,252

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

1,749
students

Female
52%
915

Male
48%
834

22%

503
students

Female
51%
258

Male
49%
245

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

1,585
students

Female
53%
829

Male
47%
756

10%

164
students

Female
53%
86

Male
47%
78

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

91%

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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