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Friday 6.22.2018

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Hardin-Simmons University

Hardin-Simmons University
2200 Hickory Street
Abilene, TX 79698-0001

Official telephone: (325) 670-1000
Toll-free telephone: (877) 464-7889
Fax number: (325) 670-1527
Hardin-Simmons University
Screen last updated on: January 2018

The admissions information below is valid for the 2017 academic year.

Admissions officer: Vicki House,
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Contacting the office: 325 670-1206
877 464-7889 (toll free)
325 671-2115 (fax)

Is there an application deadline for fall? no
Priority filing date for fall: April 1
Freshmen are accepted for terms other than fall: yes
Percent of freshmen who enter in terms other than fall: 1%
Are refunds available on the application fee? no
Is the Common Application form accepted? no
Supplemental forms required for those using Common Application: 0
Admissions requirements:
Minimum composite ACT score of 20 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1390) or rank in top quarter of secondary school class.
High school graduation is: required, GED is accepted
A general college preparatory program is: recommended
Campus visit is: recommended
Interview is: neither required nor recommended
Off-campus interview: not available
Standardized test requirements: SAT I or ACT required
School's test preference: no preference
Aside from admissions, test scores are used for: counseling, placement
Dates test scores should be received: August 15 for SAT I/ACT
High school units required or recommended:
English: 4 required, 4 recommended
Foreign language: 2 required, 2 recommended
Math: 4 required, 4 recommended
Science: 4 required, 4 recommended
Social studies: 4 required, 4 recommended
Academic electives: 5.5 required, 5.5 recommended
Other: 2.5 required, 2.5 recommended
Total: 26 required, 26 recommended
Special requirements for admission to specific programs:
  • Audition required of music program applicants.
Special programs/policies for applicants not normally admissible: conditional admission
School has formalized early decision program: no
School has early action program: no
School has concurrent enrollment program for high school: no

Academic criteria:
  • secondary school report important
  • class rank very important
  • recommendations important
  • standardized test scores very important
  • essay not considered
Nonacademic criteria:
  • interview not considered
  • extracurricular activities considered
  • particular talent/ability important
  • character/personal qualities important
  • alumni/ae relationship considered
  • geographical residence not considered
  • state residency not considered
  • religious affiliation/commitment considered
  • minority affiliation not considered
  • volunteer work not considered
  • work experience not considered
Admissions is need blind: yes
Average secondary school GPA: 3.65
Percent of freshmen who submitted GPA: 94%
Percent of freshmen who submitted class rank: 84%
Average SAT I: 505 verbal, 525 math
Average ACT: 21 English, 22 math, 22 composite
Combined ACT middle 50% range: 19 - 24
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted SAT I scores: 56%
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted ACT score: 71%

Notification of admission: on a rolling basis
Acceptance of admission: no set date

Number of completed applications received: 1,149
Number of applicants offered admission: 1,011 (88%)
Number of applicants offered admission who enrolled: 393 (39%)
School has a waiting list policy: no
Percent of freshmen who came from public schools: 91%
Percent of freshmen who came from out of state: 3%
Tuition deposit amount: $300, refundable until May 1.
Room deposit amount: $100
Admission may be deferred: yes, up to 1 year

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