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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Hardin Simmons University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$1,750
Room and Board $9,230
Other Expenses Budget$3,176

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Hardin Simmons University on a full time basis for 2018/2019 is $43,346 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $28,390 for tuition, $9,230 room and board, $800 for books and supplies and $1,750 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Hardin Simmons University is $28,390, the same as Texas residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Hardin Simmons University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
Net Price by Income Hardin Simmons University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$16,627
$30,001 to $48,000$16,811
$48,001 to $75,000$18,450
$75,001 to $110,000$21,587

The average reported annual net price for Hardin Simmons University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $20,696 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

100% of full-time undergrad Hardin Simmons University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $19,525 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 64% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,271 and 11% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $13,220.

Finanical Aid Hardin Simmons University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $19,525 100%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $15,847 100%
Pell Grants $4,311 43%
Other Federal Grants $1,779 13%
State and Local Grants $2,653 60%
Federal Student Loans $5,271 64%
Other Student Loans $13,220 11%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Hardin Simmons University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $76,496. The loan balance of $76,496 is a four year multiple of the $19,124 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $730 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $76,496
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $729.86
Total Interest Paid $11,086.75
Sum of All Loan Payments $87,582.75

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $43,346
2 $45,689
3 $48,158
4 $50,761

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Hardin Simmons University to be $173,384 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 5.4% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Hardin Simmons University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $850 $2,550 $3,400

Estimated cost for a class at Hardin Simmons University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Hardin Simmons University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Hardin Simmons University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=225247 IPEDS survey data for Hardin Simmons University.