Hardin-Simmons University

HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY, founded in 1891, is a private university located in Abilene, Texas. 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.


Hardin-Simmons University
Quick Facts


  •     Location: Abilene, Texas; West Texas
  •     Campus: 33 major buidlings including: eight classroom buildings, six residence halls, and two apartment complexes
  •     Student Population: 2,205 Total, 1,708 Undergraduate
  •     Faculty: 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  •     Academics: 7 Academic Divisions, Offers of 18 degree programs
  •     Financial Assistance: 98% of HSU students recieve some form of financial aid
  •     Campus Life: 50 student clubs and organizations, including: service, religious, honor, academic discipline, civic, and political organizations
  •     Athletics: 18 varsity sports, including teams in basketball, golf, tennis, cross country, track, soccer, football, baseball, and volleyball

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CLICK HERE for Hardin-Simmons University's Website for International Students

 Note: This institution is a CGE Member. Click the link to learn more about the Benefits of CGE Membership.

Overseas Projects
Overseas Projects

Hardin-Simmons University has had a record number of fourteen students studying abroad this fall. An adventuresome student, Jessica Glaze spent the past year studying at the University of KwaZulu Natal, in Durban South Africa. Jessica is a Ministerial student and while at UKN, has been involved in completing an internship working with Zulu tribal people.

HSU is continuing to establish international opportunities for our students to study and gain experiences that will enrich their lives through service and education. Within the next year we plan to establish a study center at the University of South Australia in Adelaid.


Pictured is student, Brent Eatons, who spent the semester at Hong Kong Baptist University. He also spent time in Thailand working with local people in language training.