Hardin-Simmons University

Abilene, Texas

Team Name: Cowboys

Address: 2200 Hickory St., Abilene, TX 79698

Web: hsutx.edu

Phone: 325-670-1260

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Hardin-Simmons University

Abilene, Texas

FOUNDED IN 1891, Hardin-Simmons University (HSU) is a Christian university rated among the top private universities in Texas by Colleges of Distinction. The school offers students the chance to discover their God-given potential in an atmosphere that feels like home.

As a nationally ranked institution for affordability, HSU is committed to removing financial barriers for students. With over fifty academic programs, more than forty organizations, eighteen varsity sports, and eighteen intramural and club sports, HSU has a place for everyone to be a Cowboy.

Located near the heart of Texas and only two to three hours from major metroplexes, the city of Abilene lets students go within minutes from city amenities to country life with lakes and a state park.

HSU’s programs match industry jobs and prepare students with internships and employee partnerships to help land that top job after graduation. HSU combines faith and a challenging academic environment with hands-on experiential learning using real-world applications. Recently added programs include mechanical engineering, digital media, and nursing.

By The Numbers


Acceptance Rate N/A
Median composite SAT score 1077
Median ACT score 21
Undergraduate Enrollment 1,283
Students on Financial Aid 98%


In-State Tuition $15,347 per semester
Out-of-State Tuition $15,347 per semester
Room and Board $7,001+


African American Students 10%
Asian American Students 2.5%
Hispanic Students 24.5%
International Students 2.5%
Male/Female Ratio 45/55

Campus Life

Greek System Yes
Freshman Living on Campus
Freshmen Who Return 65.33%
Student/Teacher Ratio 16:1
Full-Time Faculty 88


Graduation in Four Years 36.12%
Graduation Overall 49.56%
Alumni Who Give $ to School 6.37%

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