58%

Acceptance Rate

$16,938

Avg.Financial Aid

003575

FAFSA Code

About Howard Payne University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,027

Website

www.hputx.edu

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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

Howard Payne University which is a private, Baptist university, is located in Brownwood, Texas. Around 89% of the students are 24 and under at Howard Payne University. At HPU around 51% are white, 25% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 12% are Black or African American. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 47% of the students are females and 53% are males. Some of the notable alumni which the school has produced in its several years of existence are Robert E. Howard (Novelist, Author), Beth Moore (Evangelist, Author), Jimmy Harris (American football player), and Buddy West (Businessperson, Business). The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. At HPU, 177 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 CSWE (Council on Social Work Education), IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education), NASM (National Association of Schools of Music), and SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools).

Location & Contact

Address

1000 Fisk St.

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3256462502
Fax: 3256498975
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Rankings

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Admissions

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

None

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

58%

SAT Range

950 - 1100

ACT Range

18 - 23

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Considered but not required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

No

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Howard Payne University has 3 admission thresholds. The students are required to submit a fee along with the admission form, in order to be considered for admission at Howard Payne University. It is a non-refundable amount. The SAT score in the range of 940-1110 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. A candidate, in order to take admission to Howard Payne University, must score 21 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 19 are also given admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 1000 Fisk St., Brownwood, Texas 76801-2794, or call (325) 646-2502.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$22,493

Average Annual Cost

$25,290

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$2,800

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

$8,580

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,696

Total One Year Cost

$40,566

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to HPU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $40,633. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($29,198), books and supplies ($1,200), room and boarding ($8,805), and budget for other expenses ($2,833). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

9:1

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

49%

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

43%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

63%

Male Professors

37%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

26 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

25 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

20 Graduates

Criminology

14 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

12 Graduates

Psychology, General

11 Graduates

Political Science and Government

9 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

8 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

7 Graduates

Marketing

7 Graduates

Non-Professional General Legal Stud...

7 Graduates

Biology, General

6 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

5 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

5 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

5 Graduates

Cultural Studies/Critical Theory an...

4 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

4 Graduates

Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Lan...

4 Graduates

Bible/Biblical Studies

3 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

3 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

3 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

3 Graduates

Pastoral Counseling and Specialized...

3 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

2 Graduates

Religious Education

2 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

2 Graduates

Social Work

2 Graduates

Chemistry

1 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

1 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

1 Graduates

History

1 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

1 Graduates

Mathematics

1 Graduates

Music

1 Graduates

Religious/Sacred Music

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

962

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

44%

Full-time

84%

Part-time

16%

Students Gender

Male

54%

US National: 44%

Female

46%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

52% White

7% Unknown

12% Black

24% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

2%

Unknown Location

0%

Out Of State

98%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$55,884 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 84% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

84%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$3,600/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,136/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,136/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Yellow Jackets

School Colors

navy blue and old gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

American Southwest Conference

Total Male Athletes

237

Total Female Athletes

92

Intramural Sports

8

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $8,805 per year. The number of female and male students at the university are 53% and 47%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$31,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$37,600/year

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

$0$100,000

$23,500

$29,000

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.

$244 - 301

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.

97%

Average Aid Per Year

$16,938

Students Receiving Federal Grants

50%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,810

Students Receiving State Aid

64%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,239

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

96%

Average Aid Per Year

$12,445

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$20,904

$30K - $48K

$19,012

$48K - $75K

$15,898

$75K - $110K

$15,225

> $110K

$12,864

The financial aid department of Howard Payne 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 Howard Payne University is around $12,815 and the federal grant is $5,027. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $3,301 as well as institutional aid worth $12,815.

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