Hardin-Simmons is on a 220-acre campus in the urban setting of Abilene, Texas.
Hardin-Simmons has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Hardin-Simmons has not reported any data on the presence of fraternities or sororities.
Hardin-Simmons has several thriving Baptist Student Ministries. In fact, more students participate in the Baptist Student Ministries than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Hardin-Simmons include Student Government, Alpha Phi Omega, Student Activities Board and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Hardin-Simmons students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, All-School Sing and Western Heritage Day.
This table offers information on housing at Hardin-Simmons.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||57%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||43%|
Hardin-Simmons offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Hardin-Simmons students live on campus. In 2022, 57% of undergrads at Hardin-Simmons lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 43% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Hardin-Simmons. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Hardin-Simmons does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.
At Hardin-Simmons there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Hardin-Simmons:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Hardin-Simmons University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Hardin-Simmons campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Hardin-Simmons offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Hardin-Simmons, take Interstate 20 to Abilene, TX. If you need to fly, book your flight to Abilene Regional airport.
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