Freed-Hardeman University Rankings

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#6433 of 14,160In the World
#1619 of 2,624In North America
#1538 of 2,523In the United States
#32 of 57In Tennessee

Quick Review

Religion
Churches of Christ
Acceptance rate
88%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
25
Avg. cost to attend
$16,760 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
1,648
Graduates
469
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Freed-Hardeman University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate88%94%85%
Applicants944357587
Admissions835335500
Freshmen enrolled full time327150177

178 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

312 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
45 or 14%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1030
or below

75% of them
had 1230
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Freed-Hardeman University are 1030-1230 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
312 or 95%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Freed-Hardeman University are 21-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1460 (69%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown325 (15%)
Black or African American270 (13%)
Two or more races17 (0.8%)
Nonresident Alien16 (0.8%)
Asian8 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native7 (0.3%)
Hispanic5 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$16,760/year
Average aid awarded
$17,746
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$13,512
$30-48K$13,318
$48-75K$14,598
$75-110K$19,269
$110K+$20,879

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$22,950$10,980
Tuition in-state$22,950$10,980
Tuition out-of-state$22,950$10,980

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,226
Combined charge for room and board$7,950
Room charge$4,320
Meal charge$3,630

Freed-Hardeman University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse47
Business Administration and Management, General537
Bible & Biblical Studies172
Psychology, General19
Elementary Education and Teaching117
Counseling Psychology18
Accounting17
Biology & Biological Sciences, General16
Social Work16
Health & Health Care Administration & Management14
Special Education and Teaching, General47
Finance, General11
Youth Ministry9
Marketing & Marketing Management, General9
English Language and Literature, General8
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General8
Photography8
Human Development and Family Studies, General8
Art & Art Studies, General7
Educational Leadership and Administration, General25
Public Relations & Image Management6
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies6
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services6
Divinity & Ministry6
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other5
Secondary Education and Teaching5
History, General5
Kinesiology and Exercise Science5
Mathematics, General5
Early Childhood Education and Teaching4
Spanish Language and Literature4
Theology & Theological Studies4
Computer and Information Sciences, General3
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching21
Chemistry, General3
Educational & Instructional Technology3
Political Science and Government, General2
Music, General2
Missions & Missionary Studies and Missiology2
Acting2
Pre-Engineering1
Biochemistry1
Speech Communication and Rhetoric1
Game and Interactive Media Design1
Curriculum and Instruction1
Grand Total2761175
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate58%59%57%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%

Publications & Citations

Publications
48
Citations
154

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
18 / 43
Biology
14 / 68
Medicine
10 / 48
Environmental Science
10 / 29
Psychology
7 / 41
Demography
6 / 26
Business
5 / 5
Computer Science
5 / 0
Art & Design
5 / 3
Health Science
5 / 19
Ecology
4 / 26
Geography and Cartography
4 / 2
Mathematics
4 / 22
Political Science
4 / 19
Education Majors
4 / 24
History
4 / 12
Engineering
3 / 0
Art History
3 / 3
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
3 / 23
Computer Networking
2 / 0
Immunology
2 / 2
Economics
2 / 0
Human Resource Management
2 / 5
Oncology and Cancer research
2 / 13
Actuarial Science
2 / 0
Risk Management
2 / 0
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
2 / 0
Math Teachers
2 / 22
Agricultural Science
2 / 0
Multimedia
2 / 0
Zoology
2 / 1
Botany
1 / 0
Publishing
1 / 0
Occupational Therapy
1 / 8
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology
1 / 1
Pharmacology
1 / 0
Chemistry
1 / 0
Materials Science
1 / 0
Anthropology
1 / 3
Physics
1 / 0

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
200011
200112
200203
200304
200421
200523
200612
200703
200851
200927
201034
2011012
201218
2013110
2014011
2015219
201634
2017411
2018512
201925
2020414

Notable alumni

  1. Carl Ray Russell

    Photo
    Carl Ray Russell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Carl "Ray" Russell is a former member of the North Carolina General Assembly, who represented the State's 93rd House district (comprising Watauga and Ashe Counties) from 2019 until 2021. He has taught at Appalachian State University since 1991, first in the Mathematics department and later in the Computer Science department. Self-taught in meteorology, Russell founded the popular regional weather website, Ray's Weather Center (RaysWeather.com). In 2016, Russell ran the entire length of the Blue Ridge Parkway to raise money for the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation.

General info

Alternative namesFHU
Founded1869
MottoTeaching How to Live and How to Make a Living
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Sessions (May-June; July-August)
Total FTE staff322
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address158 E Main St
Henderson, Tennessee, 38340-2399
United States
City population6,000
Phone8003483481
Fax+1 (731) 989 6047

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