• Tuition & Fees

    The basic costs for a college education at Hardin-Simmons University, as at all colleges, have necessarily increased with living costs. The University maintains these charges at the lowest figure consistent with satisfactory service and sound education.

    In order to give students and parents some security concerning the cost of education, HSU guarantees that the tuition rate during your first "Tuition Year" (for example Tuition Year 2010 is June 1, 2010 - May 31, 2011) will not increase, as long as you maintain full-time HSU enrollment during succeeding Fall and Spring semesters. (This agreement does not cover the tuition of Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing, Abilene Christian University, McMurry University, Physical Therapy, doctoral programs, Logsdon Seminary, or courses taught on-line.) See the HSU Commitment for more details.

    Payment of Accounts: Registration is not complete until tuition, fees, room and meals have been paid in full and/or satisfactory financial arrangements have been approved by the Business Office.

    • Tuition and Fees - 2013/2014
      Tuition
      Tuition Year 2013, per Semester Hour (Undergraduate) - HSU Commitment 745.00
      Tuition Year 2013, per Semester Hour (Graduate) 745.00
      Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing tuition, per semester hour (Undergraduate) 735.00
      Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing tuition, per semester hour (Graduate) 755.00
      Logsdon Seminary tuition, per semester hour (Graduate) 378.00
      Physical Therapy tuition, per term 7900.00
      Fees
      Audit fee (fee charged for auditing - not for credit), per semester hour 50.00
      Auto permit, per year (on-campus parking privileges)
      Students in residence halls 35.00
      Off-campus students 30.00
      Change of schedule after regular registration, per course dropped 10.00
      Departmental and laboratory fees 80.00

      Departmental fees are charged for all courses requiring more hours of classroom instruction per week than semester hours credit. Laboratory fees are charged for all courses requiring a laboratory or access to a laboratory or special supervision beyond regular classroom instruction.

       

      Departmental examination for credit (Advanced Standing/Placement) 40.00
      Diploma (for each original duplicate, or replacement diploma) 25.00
      General fee, per semester (students taking 9 hours) 325.00
      Music facilities fee, per semester hour of private lessons 15.00
      Music private instruction fee, per semester hour 130.00
      Physical education activity courses (Lab fee) 40.00
      Post Office box rent, per semester (required of all on-campus students) 15.00
      Returned check 15.00
      School of Nursing laboratory fee 100.00
      School of Nursing exam fee 315.00
      Special examination 25.00
      Student ID card replacement 7.50
      Technology fee (Fall and Spring semesters)
      1 - 4 semester hours 110.00
      5 - 8 semester hours 160.00
      9 semester hours 200.00
      Technology fee, per summer semester 110.00
      Time payment charge for all payment options 18% APR
      Transcript (accounts must be current before transcripts are issued)
      Post Office Express: $25.00
      $5.00 per transcript
      Writing proficiency exam fee (non-refundable) 12.00
      Fines
      Parking Violation, per violation 25.00
      Parking Violation in Handicapped Zone, per violation 50.00
      Parking Violation in Fire Zone, per violation 50.00
      Deposits
      Enrollment Deposit (new students) 300.00
      Off-campus student housing property deposit (refundable) 200.00
      University Place apartment deposit (refundable) 200.00
      Residence Hall Room and Meals, per semester
      Room, full semester 1700.00
      Room, May Term No Cost
      Room, Summer Sessions 500.00
      10 meal plan 1439.73
      14 meal plan 1759.06
      Unlimited Meals 1872.73
      Cowboy Cash variable
      (sales tax included for meal plans)
      Those students requesting and receiving a single room, when such rooms are available, will be charged an additional $650.00 per semester.
      Residence Hall students are required to have meals in the University dining facility and are to choose one of the above meal plans. Changes in meal plans may not be made after the 8th class day of a semester. Students not living in the residence hall may contact the Business Office for meal arrangements.
      Non-Resident Meal Plans
      Commuter 50 (50 meals/semester) 454.65
      Commuter 80 (80 meals/semester) 703.63
    • Tuition and Fees - 2014/2015
      Tuition
      Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
      (12-17 hours; does not include course specific fees)
      $11,175 / semester
      Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition / credit hour
      (Under block tuition for each additional hour over 17)
      $500
      Part-Time Undergraduate Tuition / credit hour
      (1-11 hours)
      $650
      May Term and Summer Tuition / credit hour $650
      Graduate Studies / credit hour $650
      Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing, Undergraduate / credit hour $735
      Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing, Graduate / credit hour $755
      Logsdon Seminary Tuition, per credit hour (Graduate) $378
      Physical Therapy Tuition, per term $8,000
      Fees
      Audit fee (fee charged for auditing - not for credit), per semester hour $50
      Change of schedule after regular registration, per course dropped $10
      Departmental and laboratory fees $80

      Departmental fees are charged for all courses requiring more hours of classroom instruction per week than semester hours credit. Laboratory fees are charged for all courses requiring a laboratory or access to a laboratory or special supervision beyond regular classroom instruction.

       

      Departmental examination for credit (Advanced Standing/Placement) $40
      Diploma (for each original duplicate, or replacement diploma) $25
      General fee, per semester (students taking 9-11 hours) $325
      Music facilities fee, per semester hour of private lessons $30
      Music private instruction fee, per semester hour $185
      Physical education activity courses (Lab fee) $40
      Returned check $30
      School of Nursing laboratory fee $100
      School of Nursing exam fee $315
      Special examination $25
      Student ID card replacement $15
      Technology fee
      Fall & Spring semesters for students taking 9-11 hours
      Per summer session

      $200
      $110
      Time payment charge for all payment options 18% APR
      Transcript (accounts must be current before transcripts are issued)
      Post Office Express: $25
      $5 / transcript
      Writing proficiency exam fee (non-refundable) $12
      Residence Hall Room and Meals, per semester
      Room, full semester $1,700
      Room, May Term No charge
      Room, Summer Sessions $500
      10 meal plan (includes sales tax) $1,512.25
      14 meal plan (includes sales tax) $1,846.74
      Unlimited Meals (includes sales tax) $1,966.90
      Cowboy Cash variable
      Non-Resident Meal Plans
      Commuter 50 (50 meals/semester; includes sales tax) $477.38
      Commuter 80 (80 meals/semester; includes sales tax) $739.34
      Those students requesting and receiving a single room, when such rooms are available, will be charged an additional $650.00 per semester.

      Residence Hall students are required to have meals in the University dining facility and are to choose one of the above meal plans. Changes in meal plans may not be made after the 8th class day of a semester.
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