Tuition & Fees

$28,085

$28,085

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

53%

male

47%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 756
Declined + 92
Total Received 848
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Private (nonprofit)

928

undergraduate students

91

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 6278
ACT 4102

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Location

School Facts

Howard Payne University, founded in 1889, is a private, coeducational institution affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. Its 80-acre campus is located in Brownwood near the center of Texas.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,019
Established in 1889
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Brownwood, TX

80-acre campus in Brownwood (population: 19,153), 70 miles from Abilene and 140 miles from Austin; branch campuses in El Paso and New Braunfels. Served by air and bus; major airport and train serve Dallas (170 miles).

Howard Payne University
1000 Fisk Street
Brownwood, TX 76801

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
59%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
77%
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

 
3 fraternities 14% of male students
 
3 sororities 17% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
17%
Top 1/2
62%
Bottom 1/2
38%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 756
Declined + 92
Total Received 848

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Kevin Kirk
Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 800 880-4478
F: 325 649-8901
enroll@hputx.edu

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $25,285
Room $3,704
Board $4,706
Additional fees $2,800
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $37,695
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 880-4HPU
F: 325 649-8973
financial-aid@hputx.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Glenda Huff
Director of Financial Aid
ghuff@hputx.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Table Tennis, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Hunter Sims (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Meia Daniels-Netter (women's)
Assistant Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
American Southwest Conference
Mascot
Yellow Jackets
School colors
navy blue and old gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Athletic Training
Bible
Biblical Languages
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Christian Education
Christian Studies
Church Music
Communication Studies
Computer Information Systems
Criminal Justice
Cross-Cultural Studies
Education
Education Instructional Leadership
Education in Sport/Wellness Leadership
Engineering Science
English
Family Studies
Forensic Science
General Studies
History
Kinesiology
Liberal Arts/Sciences
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Ministry
Music
Music Education
Practical Theology
Psychology
Social Science
Social Work
Spanish
Studio Art
Theatre
Theology/Ministry
Youth Ministry
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy

1,019

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

928
students

Female
47%
438

Male
53%
490

9%

91
students

Female
37%
34

Male
63%
57

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

837
students

Female
48%
395

Male
52%
442

10%

91
students

Female
48%
43

Male
52%
48

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Student Break-down

10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
19%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

50%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 1.60
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: prior to census date

Spring: prior to census date

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

104

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented China
Ireland
Japan
Nepal
South Korea
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants English lab

International Student Contact

Cheryl Mangrum
Associate Director of Admission
325 649-8027
cmangrum@hputx.edu

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