Hardin-Simmons University Rankings

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In the World#3982 of 14178
In North America#1125 of 2629
In the United States#1052 of 2528
In Texas#61 of 119
In Abilene#2 of 3

Quick Review

Religion
Baptist
Acceptance rate
84%
Average SAT
1057
Average ACT
21
Avg. cost to attend
$20,696 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,742
Graduates
582
Male:Female Ratio
45:55
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
hsutx.edu

Hardin-Simmons University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate84%83%84%
Applicants2,1899251,264
Admissions1,8347711,063
Freshmen enrolled full time479223256

627 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

133 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
232 or 49%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 963
or below

75% of them
had 1150
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Hardin-Simmons University are 963-1150 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
246 or 51%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Hardin-Simmons University are 18-23 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Other Tests Recommended
College-preparatory program Considered but not required
Recommendations Considered but not required

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1391 (60%)
Hispanic449 (19%)
Black or African American237 (10%)
Nonresident Alien79 (3%)
Two or more races74 (3%)
Asian46 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown36 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native6 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$20,696/year
Average aid awarded
$19,525
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$16,627
$30-48K$16,811
$48-75K$18,450
$75-110K$21,587
$110K+$25,615

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$28,390$12,105
Tuition in-state$28,390$12,105
Tuition out-of-state$28,390$12,105
Fee in-district$1,750$1,300
Fee in-state$1,750$1,300
Fee out-of-state$1,750$1,300

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,184
Combined charge for room and board$9,850
Room charge$4,470
Meal charge$5,380

Hardin-Simmons University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General4014
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management1222
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies28
Biology & Biological Sciences, General27
Physical Therapy & Therapist27
Psychology, General20
Kinesiology and Exercise Science20
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies17
Elementary Education and Teaching16
Divinity & Ministry105
Accounting15
History, General121
Fine & Studio Arts, General11
Economics, General11
English Language and Literature, General83
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling11
English & Language Arts Teacher Education10
Management Science81
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General9
Athletic Training & Trainer9
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services9
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing9
Pastoral Studies & Counseling9
Social Work8
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse8
Education & Teaching of the Gifted and Talented7
Organizational Leadership7
Music Teacher Education51
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education6
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other6
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist5
Banking and Financial Support Services5
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching4
Finance, General4
Political Science and Government, General4
Mathematics Teacher Education4
Geological and Earth Sciences & Geosciences, Other4
Natural Resources Management and Policy4
Music Management3
Communication, General3
Computer Programming & Programmer, General3
Christian Studies12
Early Childhood Education and Teaching2
Social Studies Teacher Education2
Speech Communication and Rhetoric2
History Teacher Education2
Mathematics, General2
Bible & Biblical Studies2
Drama and Dance Teacher Education2
Marketing & Marketing Management, General2
Nursing Education2
Reading Teacher Education2
Music Theory and Composition1
Spanish Language and Literature1
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology1
Music, General1
Rhetoric and Composition1
Chemistry, General1
Human Services, General1
Religious & Sacred Music1
Graphic Design1
Human Development and Family Studies, General1
Grand Total34213739
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate51%42%60%
  • Full-time retention rate - 67%
  • Part-time retention rate - 75%

Publications & Citations

Publications
123
Citations
1,402

Publication count by topic

Psychology
24
Biology
20
Medicine
11
Political science
9
History
8
Business
6
Philosophy
6
Sociology
6
Art
6
Computer science
6
Geology
4
Chemistry
3
Geography
2
Environmental science
2
Mathematics
2
Engineering
1
Economics
1
Physics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology2366186
Geology276594
History29023
Psychology3209481
Environmental science403357
Biology4193358
Geography468610
Engineering469127
Business481614
Political science48813
Medicine512169
Computer science534337
Mathematics57077
Chemistry587011

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199009
1991223
1992013
199309
1994111
199508
199629
1997210
199822
1999210
2000122
2001016
200229
2003515
2004421
2005442
2006544
2007264
2008164
2009265
2010457
2011394
2012677
20133106
2014382
2015386
2016876
2017373
2018866
2019764
2020672

General info

Alternative namesHardin-Simmons
HSU
Founded1891
WikipediaHardin–Simmons University
MottoAn Education Enlightened by Faith
Colorspurple, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May. Also Summer Session
Total FTE staff340
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address2200 Hickory
Abilene, Texas, 79698-0001
United States
City population117,000
Phone3256701000
Fax+1 (915) 670 1267

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