Hardin-Simmons University is a private, religous school located in the urban setting of Abilene, TX.
Founded in 1891, Hardin-Simmons currently enrolls around 2,128 students a year, including 1,618 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $187,850,376. For each full-time student, Hardin-Simmons spends about $24,522.
Acceptance rate: 91%
Average GPA: 3.43
Does not offer early decision.
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It is moderately difficult to get into Hardin-Simmons University. Around 91 percent of all applicants to Hardin-Simmons are accepted each year. Last year, 2,308 students applied to Hardin-Simmons and 2,089 were admitted.
Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.43 out of 4.0.
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About 65 percent of students who start at Hardin-Simmons return for their second year of college. Out of the 339 students who started at Hardin-Simmons as first-time freshman, 146 graduate within four years.
Hardin-Simmons's six-year graduation for undergrads is 55 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $36,707 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Hardin-Simmons is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Hardin-Simmons is Continuous processing.
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The median ACT score of an admitted student to Hardin-Simmons is 21. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Hardin-Simmons. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1150 and Above
973 to 1150
973 and Less
The median SAT score for Hardin-Simmons students is 1065. Applicants with SAT scores of 1150 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Hardin-Simmons, while applicants with SAT scores between 973 to 1150 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 973 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Hardin-Simmons.
Wondering what life at Hardin-Simmons is like? There are approximately 2,324 students enrolled at Hardin-Simmons, including 1,742 undergraduate students and 582 graduate students. 92% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from TX and 3% percent of students are from other states.
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