Historic place in Abilene, Taylor County, Texas
According to Wikipedia,
Hardin–Simmons University is a private Baptist university in Abilene, Texas. History Hardin–Simmons University was founded as Abilene Baptist College in 1891 by the Sweetwater Baptist Association and a group of cattlemen and pastors who sought to bring Christian higher education to the Southwest. The purpose of the school would be "to lead students to Christ, teach them of Christ, and train them for Christ." The original land was donated to the university by rancher C.W. Merchant. It was the first school of higher education established in Texas west of Fort Worth. The school was renamed Simmons College in 1892 in honor of an early contributor, James B. Simmons. By 1907 it claimed an enrollment of 524 and a staff of 49. In 1925, it became Simmons University. It was renamed Hardin–Simmons University in 1934 in honor of Mary and John G. Hardin, who were also major contributors. The university has been associated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas since 1941.
|Annual Applications||Acceptance||Graduation Rate||Median SAT Score||Median ACT Score|
|Income||Average Net Cost|
|0 - 30K||$16,627|
|30K - 48K||$16,811|
|48K - 75K||$18,450|
|75K - 110K||$21,587|
If you graduate from Hardin–Simmons University, then you can expect to earn an average of $48,300 per year. You also have a 90% chance of being employed after 10 years.
Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.
Hardin–Simmons University is located at 2200 Hickory, Abilene TX 79698-0001
Hardin–Simmons University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Abilene has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.
Hardin–Simmons University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:
Hardin–Simmons University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Criminal Justice, and Communications. Here are some of Hardin–Simmons University's most famous alumni:
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