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Hardin-Simmons University

Abilene, TX 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate91%

Hardin-Simmons Academics

Hardin-Simmons University requires at least 124 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Hardin-Simmons University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Hardin-Simmons University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 55% of students who start college at Hardin-Simmons University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Hardin-Simmons University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take At Hardin-Simmons University?

Hardin-Simmons University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Hardin-Simmons University.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with Hardin-Simmons University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Hardin-Simmons University

When choosing a major, Hardin-Simmons University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Hardin-Simmons University. Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. Hardin-Simmons University false.Hardin-Simmons University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Hardin-Simmons University

Does Hardin-Simmons University Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Hardin-Simmons University offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Hardin-Simmons University Offer Online Classes?

✅ Hardin-Simmons University true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Hardin-Simmons University Give Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Hardin-Simmons University true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Hardin-Simmons University Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Hardin-Simmons University, check with the school directly. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Hardin-Simmons University.

Does Hardin-Simmons University Require Internships?

🟨 Hardin-Simmons University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About Hardin-Simmons University

Hardin-Simmons University Library

The main library on campus is the Richardson Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Hardin-Simmons University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Hardin-Simmons offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in business administration

•Doctor of Physical Therapy and Master of Athletic Training


Does Hardin-Simmons University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Hardin-Simmons does not have any ROTC programs.

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