• You were born for great things, discover them at Hardin-Simmons University! 

    What is the greatest thought that has ever occupied your mind? What is your duty toward fulfilling it?

    We are here to help you discover the answers to these questions, because at Hardin-Simmons University your “greatest thoughts”, big ideas, and dreams matter. Begin your life-changing journey at Hardin-Simmons University today!


    You have chosen to come to the United States to get a university degree. Maybe your current school just isn’t what you thought it would be, or maybe you’ve finished your associate degree and are ready to transfer to a 4-year university. Whatever your particular case, we want you to consider Hardin-Simmons University as your next university home!

    Great Transfer Scholarships - Up To $12,000 - Available for International Students!

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    The Fall 2017 semester starts soon, but our dedicated international admissions counselors can help you get your F-1 student visa transferred to HSU in as little as one week. Our counselors will make sure you receive easy credit transfer, fast admissions processing, and excellent immigration services.

    HSU also offers excellent scholarships for international students because you are a priority for our university. International students who transfer to HSU may qualify for transfer scholarships up to $12,000 per academic year. Other scholarships may be available to those who qualify. 

    We know that transferring from one university to another is big decision, but it’s important that you feel valued and comfortable at your university. HSU offers a caring international staff dedicated to the happiness and success of all international students, who we consider to be part of our family. We believe in your potential and want to help you, like a family should, during your time at our university. You will feel supported and right at home here at HSU.

    About Hardin-Simmons University

    HSU is set on a beautiful and safe campus located in Abilene, Texas – right in the heart of American culture and West Texas! Our peaceful campus community is filled with the most kind and caring people you will ever meet. Come to HSU and experience Southern hospitality at its finest.

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    HSU offers more than 60 undergraduate programs and 25 graduate programs from which to choose. All classes are small in size, with 14 or fewer students in each class, and are taught personally by highly-trained and educated faculty who genuinely care and desire that you succeed. We believe that having a close relationship with your professor is important here at HSU. You will find HSU courses are academically challenging and based on a liberal arts foundation that will help prepare you for your career.

    Discover More About HSU's Academic Programs

    Founded 125 years ago, Hardin-Simmons University continues its commitment to developing the minds and nurturing the spiritual lives of its students.

    Fill out the contact form on this page – or call 325-670-1145 or email steven.a.barnas@hsutx.edu – and start a conversation with us today. We look forward to you coming to join the HSU family!

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