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Hardin-Simmons University

Abilene, TX
#35

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Founded in 1891, Hardin-Simmons is a private institution with a 220-acre campus in Abilene, Texas. Combining a commitment to academic excellence and a concern for the development of the total person, this liberal arts school has a distinctively Christian perspective. Hardin-Simmons offers more than 35 areas of undergraduate study and more than 25 graduate degree programs.

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Quick Facts


2200 Hickory
Abilene, TX 79698-1000

2014-2015 Tuition

$22,350 Tuition and Fees

Students

1790 undergraduate students
48% male / 52% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
37.6% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1891

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate

Majors Offered

Agricultural Business and Management, General, Animal Sciences, General, Agronomy and Crop Science, Computer Programming/Programmer, General, Education, General, Early Childhood Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, Business Teacher Education, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Reading Teacher Education, Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, Social Studies Teacher Education, Computer Teacher Education, Drama and Dance Teacher Education, History Teacher Education, Spanish Language Teacher Education, Speech Teacher Education, Spanish Language and Literature, Pre-Law Studies, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mathematics, General, Environmental Science, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, Bible/Biblical Studies, Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology, Religious/Sacred Music, Theology/Theological Studies, Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other, Youth Ministry, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Corrections, Criminal Justice/Police Science, Social Work, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Graphic Design, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Music, General, Music History, Literature, and Theory, Music Performance, General, Music Theory and Composition, Keyboard Instruments, Voice and Opera, Stringed Instruments, Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist, Athletic Training/Trainer, Pre-Dentistry Studies, Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Finance, General, Management Science, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Mass Communication/Media Studies, Broadcast Journalism, Radio and Television, Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other

Minors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Education, General, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Spanish Language and Literature, Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Pre-Law Studies, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Mathematics, General, Environmental Science, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Bible/Biblical Studies, Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology, Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice and Corrections, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Music, Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist, Business Administration and Management, General, Management Science, History, General, Communication and Media Studies

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 1,790
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 1,560
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 182
Percent of male undergraduates: 48%
Percent of female undergraduates: 52%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, career, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 1 0 0
Burglary 6 7 6
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 6 0 5
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 4 0 5
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 1 0 0
Drug law violations 2 0 0
Liquor law violations 3 2 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.


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