University description (as per official university website)
The mission of Hardin-Simmons University is to be a community dedicated to providing excellence in education enlightened by Christian faith and values.
Founded in 1891 by a dedicated group of ministers, ranchers, and merchants, Hardin-Simmons University continues its commitment to developing the mind and nurturing the spiritual life of its students. Affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas since 1941, HSU provides an academically challenging undergraduate education based on a liberal arts foundation, and advances scholarly growth by offering specialized graduate and professional degree programs. Combining its commitment to academic excellence with a concern for the development of the total person with a distinctive Christian perspective, Hardin-Simmons serves students through quality educational programs designed to provide An Education Enlightened by Faith.
Financial Aid and Scholarships
Hardin-Simmons University is committed to providing excellence in education that is affordable for our students, regardless of their personal financial status or background. Approximately 90 percent of student receive some form of financial assistance through various scholarship, grant, loan, and work programs.
Working together with you, we will put together the best program of financial assistance for which you qualify. Combined with what you and your family can provide, this assistance should make your college career a wise and affordable investment.