Hardin-Simmons University is a private university affiliated with the Baptist church located in the city of Abilene, Texas; Hardin Simmons University was founded by members of the Sweetwater Baptist Association back in the year 1891; the institution later began to offer graduate degrees in the year 1926. At this time Hardin-Simmons University does not currently offer online or distance learning programs to students, however there are still many different types of scholastic opportunities for students to enroll in as well as many events and activities to join in on. This college has offers many opportunities to those students eager to further overall potential.
Today the current enrollment at Hardin-Simmons University is approximately measured at 2,400 students attending classes on campus; around 440 of the students are undertaking graduate studies and 73 students are doctoral students. Hardin-Simmons University offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in over 60 different majors of study and 6 different bachelor degrees of areas of interest; the university offers 18 different programs through 7 graduate degrees. Some of the undergraduate programs available to students are art, biology, finance, accounting, mathematics and physical therapy.
Hardin-Simmons University provides classes through the colleges and schools on campus; graduate undergraduates have access to the Irvin School of Education, Kelley College of Business, Logsdon School of Theology, School of Music and Fine Arts, and the Cynthia Ann Parker College of Liberal Arts, Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing and the Holland School of Sciences and Mathematics to gain accreditation in their desired field. There are still many different departments at Hardin-Simmons University offering students wide variety of majors to enroll in to pursue their academic and vocational aspirations. Hardin-Simmons University offers graduate degrees in Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Business, Master of Education and a doctorate of physical therapy to name a few that are currently available.
The urban campus consists of about 209 acres and has many facilities on campus to accommodate all types of students. There are currently many different student groups to choose from at Hardin-Simmons University. Aside from these organizations, Hardin-Simmons University provides athletics for students to compete in; there are currently several teams available to students as the Hardin-Simmons University is a member of the National Collegiate Athletics Association. Some of the athletic available are basketball, football, golf, tennis, soccer, track and baseball for men; the university offers tennis, cross-country, volleyball, softball, soccer and track for women to participate in. These are just some of the options available to students to keep active on campus there are still many more.
At this time there are no online or distance learning programs currently available for students at this college, however there are benefits Hardin-Simmons University has to offer students on campus. The quality education here increases the chances for academic prosperity for the future and there are many options available throughout the year to keep even the most dynamic students content.