Excellence in Science:
HSU offers the first Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in Texas. HSU graduates' medical and dental school acceptance rates are three times the national average.
Excellence in Music:
HSU has the oldest accredited school of music in Texas.
Excellence in Business:
HSU graduates score in the 94th percentile of business school graduates across the country. Out of the three universities in Abilene, HSU is the only one to offer a MBA degree.
Excellence in Outreach:
HSU's community renewal program works to rebuild houses, literacy, and hope in the neighborhood around campus.
Excellence in Education:
HSU graduates have a 98% first-time success rate on the Teacher Certification Exam.
Excellence in Athletics:
Besides a football program recognized as "the winningest team in Texas," HSU's women's soccer, women's tennis, and men's tennis teams all won conference championships in 2004-2005.