#17 Best Private Colleges in Texas

Hardin Simmons University

Abilene, Texas

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Student Population
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Location Abilene, Texas
Online hsutx.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Hardin Simmons University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Abilene, Texas, Hardin Simmons University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Baptist faith. In the most recent statistical year 1,766 prospective students applied, and 1,487 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 484 enrolled in the school.  1,944 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 400 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $27,290 plus fees of $1,700. HSU is ranked 609 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



HSU is rated within the lower 48% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1000/1170
ACT 18/24
GPA 3.63
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Apr 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Hardin Simmons University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$1,700
Room and Board $8,080
Budget for Other Expenses$3,176
Total One Year Cost$41,046

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$46,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
47% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Hardin Simmons University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 17%
Education 13%
Biology 9%
Health Professions 9%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 8%

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