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Thursday 4.24.2014

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Hardin-Simmons University

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

Official telephone: (325) 670-1000
Toll-free telephone: (877) 464-7889
Fax number: (325) 670-1527
Website: www.hsutx.edu
Hardin-Simmons University
Screen last updated on: February 2014

The admissions information below is valid for the 2013 academic year.

ADMISSIONS OFFICE
Admissions officer: Vicki House,
Interim Vice President for Enrollment Management
Contacting the office: 325 670-1206
877 464-7889 (toll free)
325 671-2115 (fax)
enroll@hsutx.edu

FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN APPLICATION PROCESS & REQUIREMENTS
Is there an application deadline for fall? yes
Final filing date for fall: August 20
Freshmen are accepted for terms other than fall: yes
Percent of freshmen who enter in terms other than fall: 1%
Application fee: $50
Can the application fee be waived? yes
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 and three letters of recommendation required.
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: yes

FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN SELECTION PROCESS
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: 3.61
Percent of freshmen who submitted GPA: 98%
Percent of freshmen who submitted class rank: 84%
Average SAT I: 512 verbal, 532 math, 1539 combined
Combined SAT I middle 50% range: 1350 - 1700
Average ACT: 22 English, 22 math, 23 composite
Combined ACT middle 50% range: 20 - 25
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted SAT I scores: 68%
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted ACT score: 72%

UNDERGRADUATE NOTIFICATION FOR FALL TERM
Notification of admission: on a rolling basis
Acceptance of admission: no set date

FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN ENROLLMENT
Number of completed applications received: 1,823
Number of applicants offered admission: 978 (54%)
Number of applicants offered admission who enrolled: 395 (40%)
School has a waiting list policy: no
Percent of freshmen who came from public schools: 87%
Percent of freshmen who came from out of state: 3%
Room deposit amount: $100
Admission may be deferred: yes, up to 1 year