University has been ranked as #32 in Christian Universities Online’s 2016 list
of the “50 Most Beautiful Christian Colleges and Universities in the US.”
mentions HSU’s “classic brick architecture” and its signature copper,
dome-topped Linebery Clock Tower. The website also cites the tree-lined campus
and the school’s well-designed layout. Other landmark features at HSU include
the gazebo, Reflection Pond, Legett Unity Bridge, and fountain.
Many campus-wide beautification and building projects are underway and planned as
part of HSU’s Transformation 2020 program. These include new buildings such as
the new Wilkins Wellness Center and a new special events center, updating of
existing facilities, and new pedestrian walkways. Hardin-Simmons was founded in
1891 and the entire campus encompasses more than 200 acres. The main campus
sits on 96 acres.
includes schools that are members or member eligible of the Council for
Christian Colleges and Universities. Each school was evaluated and scored on
continuity of campus, architectural style, signature buildings, and natural
setting. The total score from the criteria was used to rank the schools.
The complete rankings
are available at www.christianuniversitiesonline.org/most-beautiful-christian-colleges-2016.
Christian Universities Online is an
independent online resource for students and families researching Christian
higher education. The site publishes rankings and reviews of the best Christian
colleges and universities, information about Christian scholarships and
financial aid, and many other resources for finding, getting into, and paying
for a Christian education.