990
Students
Financial aid thermometer
20,390
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
58
58%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Howard Payne University is a Comprehensive institution located in Brownwood, TX, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1000 Fisk Street
Brownwood, TX  76801
United States
Contact Mrs. P. J. Gramling
Director of Admission
Email: enroll@hputx.edu
Phone: 325-649-8406
Fax: 325-649-8901

Majors & Degrees

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

Acceptance Rate

1,305
Applied
768
Accepted
990
Enrolled
59%

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.3
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
3 recommendations
Recommended Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 3

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 512
SAT Math 513
ACT Composite 21

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

25,290
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Fees

2,800
Full-time student fees
8,386
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

20,390
Avg. Financial Aid Package
19,362
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,129
Avg. Loan Aid
12,984
Avg. Grant Aid
16,195
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
78%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
20%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

990
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
2%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.31%
Black or African American 5.14%
White or Caucasian 55.56%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.96%
Asian 0.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.72%
Two or more races 2.03%
Other 7.77%

Gender

Male (52.42%)
Female (47.58%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 59%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, HPU Fest and Pancake Supper

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Baptist Student Ministry, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Gaming Guild, Spanish Club and Social Work Club

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

141
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 83
Part-time - 58
Male - 93
Female - 48