• 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.

    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 2018-19 2019-20  
    Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
    (12-17 hours; does not include course specific fees)
    $13,645 --  
    Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition / credit hour
    (Under block tuition for each additional hour over 17)
    $810 --  
    Part-Time Undergraduate Tuition / credit hour (for students on block tuition only) 
    (1-11 hours)
    $810 --  
    May Term and Summer Tuition / credit hour $810 --  
    Graduate Studies / credit hour $780 --  
    Hybrid MBA and KSPR / credit hour $495 --  
    Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing, Undergraduate / credit hour $760 --  
    Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing, Undergraduate RN to BSN / credit hour $400 --  
    Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing, Graduate / credit hour $780 --  
    Logsdon Seminary Tuition, per credit hour (Graduate) $420 --  
    Physical Therapy Tuition, per term $9,270 $9,360  
    Physician's Assistant Tuition, per term n/a $9,360  
    Fees
    General fee
       Fall & Spring Semesters - 12 hours or more
       Fall & Spring Semesters - 9-11 hours
       Fall & Spring Semesters - 5-8 hours
       Fall & Spring Semesters - 1-4 hours
       Per summer session

    $600
    $400
    $320
    $220
    $200
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    Fitness Center Fee $250 --  
    Re-registration fee to reinstate classes if dropped due to non-payment $75 --  
    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. The fees shown are the general fees. Certain other courses may charge additional fees for additional equipment, etc.

    Departmental examination for credit (Advanced Standing/Placement) $40 --  
    Diploma (for each original duplicate, or replacement diploma) $25 --  
    Music facilities fee, per semester hour of private lessons $50 --  
    Instrumental Applied Music fees (MUPS 11X1, 21X1, 31X1, 41X1, excluding X121)
    Each credit hour

    $250
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    Vocal Applied Music fees (MUPS 1121, 2121, 3121, 4121)
    Each credit hour
     
    $250
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    Physical education activity courses (Lab fee) $45 --  
    Special examination $25 --  
    Transcript, per copy (accounts must be current before transcripts are issued)
    Post Office Express: $25
    $5 --  
    Writing proficiency exam fee (non-refundable)
    If taken late (non-refundable)
    $20
    $25
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    Audit fee (fee charged for auditing - not for credit), per semester hour $50 --  
    School of Nursing security fee (background check) $50 --  
    School of Nursing malpractice insurance fee $20 --  
    School of Nursing soft exam fee $55 --  
    Returned check $35 --  
    Student ID card replacement $15 --  
    Payment plan enrollment fee $75 --  
    Late payment fee (payment received 5 days or more after due date) $75 --  
    Interest for outstanding balances past the final payment date
    Fee will be calculated as 1.5% of the outstanding balance after the final payment date each month there is an outstanding balance. The final payment date is determined based on the payment option selected.
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    Residence Hall Room and Meals
    Residence Hall Room Rates, per semester
    Room, Fall and Spring Semesters $2,040 --  
    Room, May Term -- --  
    Room, Summer Sessions-- -- --  
    Single Room Charge (If available)
    Fall & Spring Semesters
    May/Summer Semesters
    $3,060
    $3,060
    TBD
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    University Place Apartments Lease Term  
    Building 1, 2, and Wolf - Apartment rates, per month 12 Month 10 Month Summer Only  
    4 bedroom 2 bath $320.83 $350.00 $350.00/term
    2 bedroom 1 bath $343.75 $375.00 $350.00/term
    2 bedroom 2 bath $440.00 $480.00 $350.00/term
    1 bedroom 1 bath $462.92 $505.00 $350.00/term
    Building 3 and 4 - Apartment rates, per month 12 Month 10 Month Summer Only  
    4 bedroom 2 bath $458.33 $500.00 $350.00/term
    2 bedroom 1 bath $481.25 $525.00 $350.00/term
    1 bedroom 1 bath $550.00 $600.00 $350.00/term
    Meal Plans, per semester
    Fall and Spring Semesters
    Resident Meal Plans
    As a student living in a Residence Hall, HSU requires you to purchase meals from the University dining facility. HSU provides you a choice from the meal plans listed below. The Unlimited plans are the most flexible choices, since you can eat as often and as many times per semester as you like. The Block plans also have great flexibility. The Block represents the total meals you purchase for a semester. When you eat those meals is up to you. You only lose meals under the Block if you do not eat all of them by the end of the semester. Each block meal plan allows you to use 5 meals a week in the POD and/or at Gilbert's coffee shop in the Library. The Dining Dollars are cash dollars available for making purchases in the POD, the Sandwich Shack, the dining hall and/or Gilbert's coffee shop.
    Unlimited Meals (includes sales tax plus $125 Dining Dollars) $2,580 --  
    Unlimited Meals (includes sales tax plus $50 Dining Dollars) $2,510 --  
    Block 225 meals/semester (includes sales tax plus $100 Dining Dollars) $2,280 --  
    Block 200 meals/semester (includes sales tax plus $150 Dining Dollars) $2,000 --  
    Cowboy Cash -- --  
    Non-Resident Meal Plans
    If you are a non-resident student at HSU, you can still buy a meal plan and eat in the dining facility with your friends when you are on campus. HSU offers two choices of Block meal plans to non-resident students.The Block represents the total meals you purchase for a semester. When you eat those meals is up to you. You only lose meals under the Block if you do not eat all of them by the end of the semester. The Dining Dollars are cash dollars available for making purchases in the POD, the Sandwich Shack, the dining hall, and/or Gilbert's coffee shop.
       
    Commuter 80 (80 meals/semester; includes sales tax plus $75 Dining Dollars) $660 --  
    Commuter 50 (50 meals/semester; includes sales tax plus $50 Dining Dollars) $420 --  
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