Howard Payne University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Howard Payne University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,130 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1889 and is the only school located in Brownwood, Texas.

Howard Payne University is affiliated with Baptist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
87
Howard Payne University will give you the opportunity to obtain a several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Howard Payne University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 87 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Theology and Religion, Business, and Sociology and Anthropology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
61%
The student retention rate at Howard Payne University is relatively low at 61% (close to Texas average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Howard Payne University is low: 41%.

Student to faculty ratio at Howard Payne University is good: 11:1. Find out more regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$22,600
Average tuition charges are high, around $21,200 per year. The additional fees at Howard Payne University not covered by tuition are roughly $1,400; this totals $22,600 a year.

Read the details about Howard Payne University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
50%
As reported in recent government data, 1,554 applications were submitted and 781 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Howard Payne University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,100
Howard Payne University offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Howard Payne University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
B-
Howard Payne University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 800 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low, roughly $3,100 per year.

Based on the college crime information, Howard Payne University appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Howard Payne University Location and Maps



Post Address: Howard Payne University, 1000 Fisk St., Brownwood, Texas 76801-2794, USA
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