Hardin Simmons University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Hardin Simmons University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,115 students enrolled. This college was established in 1891 and is one of the 5 schools and colleges located in Abilene, Texas.

Hardin Simmons University is affiliated with Baptist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
83
Fair
At Hardin Simmons University you can obtain your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Hardin Simmons University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 83 majors. The most popular concentrations are Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Education, Management, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
68%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Hardin Simmons University is relatively low at 68% (close to Texas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Hardin Simmons University is below average: 52%. Around 47% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Hardin Simmons University is pretty good: 12:1. Read more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$25,700
High
Average tuition cost is very high, $24,500 a year. The additional fees at Hardin Simmons University not covered by tuition are roughly $1,200; which totals $25,700 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
60%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 1,595 applications were submitted and 957 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

The college might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Hardin Simmons University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,600
Low
Hardin Simmons University offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Hardin Simmons University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Hardin Simmons University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,100 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, approximately $3,600 annually.

Based on the college crime information, Hardin Simmons University appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Hardin Simmons University Location and Maps



Post Address: Hardin Simmons University, 2200 Hickory, Abilene, Texas 79698-0001, USA
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