Hardin-Simmons University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Hardin-Simmons University is 13:1, and the school has 69.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Hardin-Simmons University include: Education; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Health Professions and Related Programs. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 67.3 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts English (including composition)
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Computer literacy History
Mathematics Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 13:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Education 16%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 15%
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 14%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 9%
Health Professions and Related Programs 7%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Doctorate - professional practice, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 10.9%
Service learning 20.7%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 59%
Writing in the disciplines 5.7%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 7.9%
Learning communities 14.4%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 67%
4-year graduation rate 31%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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