84%

Acceptance Rate

$17,522

Avg.Financial Aid

003571

FAFSA Code

About Hardin-Simmons University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,344

Website

https://www.hsutx.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Baptist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

A private, Baptist university, Hardin-Simmons University is situated in Abilene, Texas. Interestingly, Hardin-Simmons University has an ethnically diverse student population. At HSU around 59% are white, 20% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 11% are Black or African American. And, at the university, around 94% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 53% of the students are females and 47% are males. Some of the notable alumni which the school has produced in its several years of existence are Rupert N. Richardson, Stedman Graham, Dan Blocker, and W. Francis McBeth. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. At HSU, 216 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

Location & Contact

Address

2200 Hickory

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3256701000
Fax: 3256712115
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. Usually, the rankings of colleges/universities by Forbes and US News are considered trustworthy by applicants and experts. However, Hardin-Simmons University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications. Generally, the ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

84%

SAT Range

1000 - 1170

ACT Range

18 - 24

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Considered but not required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 963-1150 to improve her chances. The average ACT score at Hardin-Simmons University is 20. However, those getting an ACT score less than 18 might also be offered admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 2200 Hickory, Abilene, Texas 79698-0001, or call (325) 670-1000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$21,306

Average Annual Cost

$27,290

Books And Supplies

$800

Other Fees

$1,700

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,080

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,176

Total One Year Cost

$41,046

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to HSU. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $43,346. The average annual tuition cost ($30,140), books and supplies ($800), room and boarding ($9,230), and budget for other expenses ($3,176) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

68%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

67%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

60%

Male Professors

40%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Biology, General

31 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

31 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

29 Graduates

Psychology, General

25 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

22 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

22 Graduates

History

20 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

19 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

17 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

15 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

14 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

10 Graduates

Political Science and Government

10 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

9 Graduates

Economics

8 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

7 Graduates

Social Work

7 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

6 Graduates

Bible/Biblical Studies

5 Graduates

Computer Programming

5 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

5 Graduates

Marketing

5 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

4 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

4 Graduates

Music

4 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

3 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

3 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

2 Graduates

Chemistry

2 Graduates

Mathematics

2 Graduates

Sociology

2 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

1 Graduates

Human Services, General

1 Graduates

Philosophy

1 Graduates

Physics

1 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

1 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

1 Graduates

Religious/Sacred Music

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,762

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

34%

Full-time

92%

Part-time

8%

Students Gender

Male

47%

US National: 44%

Female

53%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

62% White

1% Unknown

9% Black

19% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

2%

Out Of State

96%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$59,594 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 78% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

78%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,080/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,000/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,000/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Cowboys and Cowgirls

School Colors

purple and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

American Southwest Conference

Total Male Athletes

282

Total Female Athletes

120

Intramural Sports

18

Sports Club

14

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At HSU, $9,230 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Hardin-Simmons University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at HSU costs around $4,000 per year. There are around 47% male and 53% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$36,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$43,300/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$16,750

$28,137

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$174 - 292

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$17,522

Students Receiving Federal Grants

37%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,812

Students Receiving State Aid

59%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,066

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$13,917

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$20,332

$30K - $48K

$21,537

$48K - $75K

$18,656

$75K - $110K

$17,096

> $110K

$13,267

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$8,048,291

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$24,109,998

The financial aid department of Hardin-Simmons University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Hardin-Simmons University is around $15,847 and the federal grant is $4,823. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $2,653 as well as institutional aid worth $15,847. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Hardin-Simmons University amount to $8,048,291 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $24,109,998.

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