US News & World Report Ranks Hardin-Simmons in Top 10 for Students Pursuing Higher Degrees

Hardin-Simmons University ranked in the top ten of schools where graduates go on to pursue an advanced degree


(Abilene, Texas) U.S. News and World Report recently ranked Hardin-Simmons University in the top 10 of colleges where students pursue a higher degree within a year of graduation.

Coming in the ninth position, 61 percent of 2015 HSU graduates went on to further their education.

"We are known for our quality education," said Dr. Nancy Kucinski, HSU's Dean of Graduate Studies. "The evidence of this quality is in our graduates and their preparedness for the workplace and for the pursuit of advanced degrees. Highly qualified faculty have helped to communicate to HSU students the importance of pursuing graduate education." 

Advanced degrees have become a valuable part of a student's resume in today's workforce and can lead to new employment options, career advancement, and financial improvement. With the multiple benefits that stem from higher education, graduate degrees are a wise choice for many students.  

Hardin-Simmons has a wide range of graduate programs available to students. To learn more about graduate programs offered by HSU, visit

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