Abilene, TX 79698
Hardin-Simmons University is one of the 63 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Texas. Its campus is small in size and located in Abilene. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
In the 2017 fall enrollment, 457 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 343 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 75%).
Every year 51% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
HSU's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $26,240, and fees were $1,200. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $26,240 and $1,200 respectively.
|Campus LocaleMidsize City|
|Student to Faculty Ratio12:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation |
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of Hardin-Simmons University as reported by Texas state board of nursing.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
01/01/1927 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
11/18/1997 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
11/18/1997 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||1000 to 1170|
|ACT||18 to 24|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Required|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Considered but not required|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$800|
|In State Students||$800|
|Out of State Students||$800|
|In District Students||$750|
|In State Students||$750|
|Out of State Students||$750|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Hardin-Simmons University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||8%||$1,883|
|State Grant & Scholarships||50%||$3,072|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||100%||$12,543|
|Federal Student Loans||56%||$5,282|
$20,546Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$26,447|
|$30,001 to $48,000$29,286|
|$48,001 to $75,000$30,981|
|$75,001 to $110,000$32,012|
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Annual awards for residents of Hansford, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Ochiltree, or Roberts counties, Texas who are graduating high school seniors and will be enrolling in a college/university ...
These scholarships are available to full-time student in selected regions of the U.S. Eligibility is determined by applicant's school/college of nursing's zip code. Applicants for ...
This scholarship open to all students attending accredited nursing program in selected regions such as Louisiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and ...
This program provides grant aid to financially needy students to enable them to attend private, non-profit colleges or universities in Texas. Applicants must be Texas residents or non-resident ...
Applicant must be a college junior, senior or masters level African-American or Hispanic student majoring in the field of allied health, education, general studies, nursing or sociology at West ...
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.