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Howard Payne University

1000 Fisk St., Brownwood, TX

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Howard Payne University is a nonprofit private institution located in Brownwood, TX and provides a large number of degree programs for students. The Baptist affiliation of this school is an important part of the history, education and curriculum that defines the school. Enrollment at Howard Payne University is nearly a thousand annually.

Students may pick from several areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Recreation And Fitness Studies
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Psychology
  • Education
  • Social Sciences

Students applying for admission are asked to submit an application, transcripts, records, test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by admissions officials. Either the SAT or ACT exam must be taken in order to be able to apply to this school. Scores between 18 to 24 on the ACT or 880 to 1100 on the SAT are needed to increase the chance of acceptance. This school has an acceptance rate of about 69 percent of which only 42 percent decided to attend.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is nearly $24,000 for the year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and that is why students should use the school's net price calculator to get a better idea of their personalized cost estimate of attendance. Housing may be available for students that would like to live on-campus for a cost of $3,000 per year. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the necessary requirements by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.

The Howard Payne University "Yellow Jackets" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs available may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Football (NCAA Division III)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division III)

Students can visit the school's http://www.hputx.edu to see additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may provide a better idea of the applicants Howard Payne University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Howard Payne University is about 1,200. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 24% enrolling as graduate students and 93% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $24,000-$28,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • For part-time students, charges are between $760-$910 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships98%$16,677
Receiving Student Loans84%$8,625
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Howard Payne University may offer services to students like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment

Graduation Rates

Howard Payne University has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 42%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years30%
Graduating in 5 Years11%
Graduating in 6 Years0.4%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program
    • * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 1988)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Howard Payne University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (American Southwest Conference)
  • Basketball (American Southwest Conference)
  • Football (American Southwest Conference)
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Howard Payne University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Howard Payne University for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
85.25%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
99%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
10:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
2

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$14,113