Hardin-Simmons University

Hardin-Simmons University HSU, a private, liberal arts university, offers students an education enlightened by Christian faith and values. Hardin-Simmons is more than just a school, it's family.

Founded in 1891, Hardin-Simmons University continues its commitment to developing the minds and nurturing the spiritual lives of its students. HSU, 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..

Mission: The mission of Hardin-Simmons University is to be a community dedicated to providing excellence in education enlightened by Christian faith and values.

Thanks to all our HSU students, faculty, staff, and alumni who came to HSU Night at the Rangers on Saturday! It's not to...
06/04/2019

Thanks to all our HSU students, faculty, staff, and alumni who came to HSU Night at the Rangers on Saturday!
It's not too late to buy your tickets to HSU Night at the Houston Astros game on June 15! Buy your tickets here: http://bit.ly/HSUAstros.
We are also selling extra HSU Rangers caps here: http://bit.ly/RangerCap

We are so proud of our amazing PA students and their hearts to serve others!
05/31/2019
Baptist Standard

We are so proud of our amazing PA students and their hearts to serve others!

Twenty students in the physician assistant program at Hardin-Simmons University recently returned from a mission trip to the Dominican Republic. Go Now Missions student missionaries and their families gathered at Dallas Baptist University for a commissioning service before students begin summer missions experiences. Hardin-Simmons University

Our students may not be on campus, but Study Abroad and other class trips in May have produced amazing learning experien...
05/29/2019

Our students may not be on campus, but Study Abroad and other class trips in May have produced amazing learning experiences for many of them! Leadership Studies students took a Civil Rights trip and Psychology students visited India. As important as our classroom studies are, extracurricular events also result in incredible learning experiences! #HSUTravels

Today we honor the men and women who have served our country and sacrificed their lives for our freedom. For the familie...
05/27/2019

Today we honor the men and women who have served our country and sacrificed their lives for our freedom. For the families who have lost their loved ones, may they be surrounded with peace and comfort as we remember them.

HSU Bell Tower circa 1970.
05/22/2019

HSU Bell Tower circa 1970.

Since 1923, our World-Famous Cowboy Band has been known for its "highly pleasing, melodious, and snappy programs," which...
05/20/2019
A Look Back: the World Famous Cowboy Band | Hardin-Simmons University

Since 1923, our World-Famous Cowboy Band has been known for its "highly pleasing, melodious, and snappy programs," which they shared all around the world. After a decade and a half of reduced travel, the band is living out its namesake once again. Read more by clicking the link!

HSU’s “World Famous” Cowboy Band began in 1923 and has been passionately sharing music with Abilene and the world ever since.

HSU Up-Close: May
05/17/2019

HSU Up-Close: May

05/14/2019
Hardin-Simmons Spurs

"Being a part of Spurs means that I know I have people that have my back no matter what."
The Spurs Dance team was founded on the verse Hebrews 10:24 "And let us spur one another on to love and good deeds" and since 1996, this group has been built on a foundation of encouragement and friendship.

"Happy Monday. You are awesome!" -Dog Just in case you can't tell, we love animals.
05/13/2019

"Happy Monday. You are awesome!" -Dog

Just in case you can't tell, we love animals.

Happy Mother’s Day to all the amazing women out there who’ve raised generations through their constant love, sacrifi...
05/12/2019

Happy Mother’s Day to all the amazing women out there who’ve raised generations through their constant love, sacrifice and support! Today is all about celebrating YOU!

When you turn in your last final.... Safe travels and happy summer!
05/09/2019

When you turn in your last final....
Safe travels and happy summer!

Time has flown by and we cannot believe Commencement is this Friday! Location is at the Abilene Convention Center (1100 ...
05/07/2019

Time has flown by and we cannot believe Commencement is this Friday!
Location is at the Abilene Convention Center (1100 N. 6th St, Abilene, TX 79601)

Finals week reminder:
05/06/2019

Finals week reminder:

TONIGHT, from 9-10 PM, is our annual Pancake Study Break! There will be delicious free food and awesome door prizes!
05/05/2019

TONIGHT, from 9-10 PM, is our annual Pancake Study Break! There will be delicious free food and awesome door prizes!

HSU Up-Close: April
05/03/2019

HSU Up-Close: April

In 1988, President Reagan designated the first Thursday of May to be National Day of Prayer. Hardin-Simmons participated...
05/02/2019

In 1988, President Reagan designated the first Thursday of May to be National Day of Prayer. Hardin-Simmons participated this year with a National Day of Prayer breakfast, open to the public, to reflect and pray on this annual holiday.

T-9 days until graduation! Graduates, we are cheering you on as this chapter ends and the next one begins! We are so pro...
05/01/2019

T-9 days until graduation! Graduates, we are cheering you on as this chapter ends and the next one begins!
We are so proud of you!

Fresh Fest is an HSU tradition where we celebrate our amazing Freshmen and the completion of their first year!
04/30/2019

Fresh Fest is an HSU tradition where we celebrate our amazing Freshmen and the completion of their first year!

HSU Up-Close: April
04/26/2019

HSU Up-Close: April

Congratulations to these talented young women for being the 2019 ASC Champs in Women's Track and Field! We are so proud!
04/24/2019

Congratulations to these talented young women for being the 2019 ASC Champs in Women's Track and Field! We are so proud!

For the 2nd time in school history the Cowgirls are conference CHAMPS 🥇💍 #HSUTF

"He is not here; for He is risen." -Matthew 28:6We walk in freedom and celebrate God's grace because Christ conquered de...
04/21/2019

"He is not here; for He is risen." -Matthew 28:6
We walk in freedom and celebrate God's grace because Christ conquered death!

He said, "It is finished." - John 19:30
04/19/2019

He said, "It is finished." - John 19:30

HSU Up-Close: April
04/18/2019

HSU Up-Close: April

It is the Golden Reunion of Hardin-Simmons class of 1969!  This week, many have come back to tour campus and reminisce o...
04/16/2019

It is the Golden Reunion of Hardin-Simmons class of 1969! This week, many have come back to tour campus and reminisce on their college years. What an honor to have such amazing Alumni!

Salsa on the Lawn is happening tonight! Come out for some food, friends, and dancing!
04/16/2019

Salsa on the Lawn is happening tonight! Come out for some food, friends, and dancing!

Junior Jam is TOMORROW!This tradition celebrates HSU Juniors being one step closer to graduation! Free t-shirts and the ...
04/15/2019

Junior Jam is TOMORROW!
This tradition celebrates HSU Juniors being one step closer to graduation! Free t-shirts and the Toasted Traveler, all happening from 11:30-1:00 outside of Behrens Auditorium!

Game faces are on! Softball: Friday, April 12th- 1:00 PM and 3:00PMSaturday, April 13th- 12:00 PMBaseball:Friday, April ...
04/11/2019

Game faces are on!
Softball:
Friday, April 12th- 1:00 PM and 3:00PM
Saturday, April 13th- 12:00 PM

Baseball:
Friday, April 12th- 3:00 PM and 6:00 PM
Saturday, April 13th- 1:00 PM

The Master of Arts in Management is the next step for aspiring graduates or leaders with an interest in pursuing managem...
04/11/2019
Master of Arts in Management | Hardin-Simmons University

The Master of Arts in Management is the next step for aspiring graduates or leaders with an interest in pursuing management careers or for mid-career professionals looking to take on management responsibilities. Follow the link to learn more!

A Master of Art (MA) in Management at HSU is the next step for aspiring graduates or leaders with interest in pursuing management careers.

Hardin-Simmons University's cover photo
04/08/2019

Hardin-Simmons University's cover photo

HSU Up-Close: April
04/05/2019

HSU Up-Close: April

We are sad to announce that Dr. Virginia Connally has passed away at the age of 106. In honor and memory of her life, a ...
04/02/2019
HSU mourns the loss of Dr. Virginia Connally | Hardin-Simmons University

We are sad to announce that Dr. Virginia Connally has passed away at the age of 106. In honor and memory of her life, a memorial service will be held. Follow the link to know more about the time and location.

Hardin-Simmons University is sad to announce the passing of one of our most well-known and well-loved alumna, Dr. Virginia Connally. She was 106 years old.

HSU Up-Close: March
03/29/2019

HSU Up-Close: March

We love a good flashback photo like this one!
03/29/2019

We love a good flashback photo like this one!

The Hardin-Simmons University Cowgirl Band Trumpet Section, 1940s

Our Transfer Preview event is coming up this Friday, March 29th. If you are interested in transferring to Hardin-Simmons...
03/26/2019
Preview Events | Hardin-Simmons University

Our Transfer Preview event is coming up this Friday, March 29th. If you are interested in transferring to Hardin-Simmons, reserve your spot and come check out HSU!

Hill College
Cisco College
Midland College
Collin College
Tarrant County College
Blinn College

Preview Events Preview events are large group visit days offering academic sessions, special interest breakouts, campus tours, and much more. Multiple preview events are offered throughout the school year, look below to find a day tailored to your interest. We look forward to seeing you on campus so...

Our students had a blast this weekend at the Emerging Leaders Conference! A big thank you to all who worked behind the s...
03/25/2019

Our students had a blast this weekend at the Emerging Leaders Conference!
A big thank you to all who worked behind the scenes to make this conference happen and to all the amazing individuals who participated!

Six White Horses at Jim Ned Junior Achievement Day on Apr. 18, 2018. Photo taken by Brandon Carmichael.
03/25/2019

Six White Horses at Jim Ned Junior Achievement Day on Apr. 18, 2018. Photo taken by Brandon Carmichael.

HSU Up-Close: March
03/22/2019

HSU Up-Close: March

The weather is warming up which is perfect for some baseball!Come out this weekend and support your HSU cowboys!
03/20/2019

The weather is warming up which is perfect for some baseball!
Come out this weekend and support your HSU cowboys!

Welcome back to all of our amazing students!!!
03/18/2019

Welcome back to all of our amazing students!!!

Proud of the hard work of our wonderful PA program, and this well-deserved distinction from the Texas Legislature and Se...
03/18/2019

Proud of the hard work of our wonderful PA program, and this well-deserved distinction from the Texas Legislature and Sen. Dawn Buckingham.

Great visiting with physician assistant students from Abilene's Hardin-Simmons University at the Capitol today.

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Abilene, TX
79698

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As a fully accredited liberal arts university, HSU offers you versatile degree and program choices. You can earn any one of the seven undergraduate degrees with more than 70 majors to select from. Or you can choose from seven graduate degrees with 18 programs available. Whether you’re interested in an undergraduate degree or a graduate degree, Hardin-Simmons University has a tailor-made program just for you.

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