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Thursday 4.26.2018

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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
Screen last updated on: January 2018
Semester/term begin dates: in late August and mid-January.
Calendar system: semester system (two terms comprise academic year)
Month(s) in which new student orientation is held: Orientation for new students held in August.
Number and length of summer sessions: Two summer sessions of five weeks each.

Majors with the highest enrollment: education, nursing, excercise science
Majors with the lowest enrollment: environmental science, mathematics, Spanish
Average freshman GPA: 3 on a 4.0 scale
Percent of full-time freshman students who returned for sophomore year: 71%
Student:Faculty ratio: 12:1
Total faculty: 123 men, 84 women
Full-time faculty: 84 men, 52 women
Part-time faculty: 39 men, 32 women
Graduation rate: 52% within six years

Hardin-Simmons University
General education/core curriculum is required: yes
Minor requirements: required of some for graduation
Physical education is required: yes
There are religious requirements for graduation: yes
Minimum GPA required to graduate: 2.0

Undergraduate studies homepage:
Graduate studies homepage:
Special programs offered:
double majors, dual degrees, independent study, accelerated program, honors program, internships, distance learning
Minors and other miscellaneous programs offered:
Many minors offered.
Preprofessional programs offered:
pre-law, pre-medicine, pre-veterinary science, pre-pharmacy, pre-dentistry, pre-theology, software engineering, computer science
Education certifications are offered: yes
Education certifications:
early childhood, elementary, middle/junior high, secondary, special education
Cooperative programs are offered: no
Graduate schools/programs are offered: yes
Qualified undergraduates may take graduate-level classes: yes
Study abroad opportunities:
Study abroad in Australia, Austria, China, Indonesia, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom.
Army ROTC: not offered
Navy ROTC: not offered
Air Force ROTC: not offered