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Howard Payne University

Brownwood, TX
University Website: www.hputx.edu
Apply Online: www.hputx.edu/apply
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Howard Payne University is a four-year, private university located in Brownwood, in the U.S. state of Texas.

Currently the university enrolls 1,400 full-time students. Howard Payne is known for the Douglas MacArthur Academy of Freedom, its Music program and its Christian Studies program. The university is affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas.

HPU founders named the college after Edward Howard Payne, a Missouri resident. Payne, brother in law to John David Robnett, the college's founder, gave the lead monetary gift to start the university.

HPU offers more than 50 majors, minors and pre-professional programs within six schools: Science and Math, Business, Christian Studies, Education, Music and Fine Arts, and Humanities.

Athletic programs include NCAA Division III football, men's and women's soccer, women's volleyball, men's and women's basketball, women's softball, men's baseball, track, and tennis. The HPU mascot is a yellowjacket named "Buzzsaw".

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $20,400.00 avg tuition

1000 Fisk St.
Brownwood, TX 76801-2794
(325) 646-2502

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Howard Payne University

Statistics:
Applied 971
Admitted 674 69%
Enrolled total 282
Full Time: 280
Part Time 2
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 430 540
SAT Math 450 560
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 18 24
ACT English 16 24
ACT Math 18 25
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 57%
4-year graduation rate 26%
6-year graduation rate 41%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Howard Payne University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $20,400.00 $20,400.00 $20,400.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,300.00 $1,300.00 $1,300.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $645.00 $645.00 $645.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,820.00 $8,820.00 $8,820.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $490.00 $490.00 $490.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $6,056.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $2,460.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $0.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,200.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 100%
Avg amount of grant aid $12,303.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 73%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,490.00

Howard Payne University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other X
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other X
Business/Commerce, General X
Finance, General X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia X
Mass Communication/Media Studies X
Organizational Communication, General X
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication X
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other X
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Computer Science X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Biology Teacher Education X
Business Teacher Education X
Computer Teacher Education X
Drama and Dance Teacher Education X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
History Teacher Education X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Social Studies Teacher Education X
Spanish Language Teacher Education X
Speech Teacher Education X
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Human Development and Family Studies, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics X
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Health and Wellness, General X
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
HISTORY
American History (United States) X
European History X
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Pre-Law Studies X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Christian Studies X
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Policy Analysis, General X
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology, Other X
Criminology X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, General X
Sociology X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Bible/Biblical Studies X X
Lay Ministry X
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology X
Religious Education X
Religious/Sacred Music X
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other X
Theology/Theological Studies X
Youth Ministry X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Keyboard Instruments X
Music Performance, General X
Voice and Opera X

Scholarships for Students in Texas

Name Amount Deadline
ASHRAE Region VIII Scholarship $3,000 December 01, 2016
Hot Sauce Depot Texas Scholars Program $500 November 30, 2016
Austin C. Millspaugh Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016
Sara Haynes Endowed Scholarship Varies December 15, 2016

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