• 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 2017-18
    Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
    (12-17 hours; does not include course specific fees)
    $13,120
    Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition / credit hour
    (Under block tuition for each additional hour over 17)
    $800
    Part-Time Undergraduate Tuition / credit hour (for students on block tuition only) 
    (1-11 hours)
    $800
    May Term and Summer Tuition / credit hour $700
    Graduate Studies / credit hour $750
    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) $410
    Physical Therapy Tuition, per term $8,320
    Fees
    General fee
    Fall & Spring Semesters block tuition or 12 hours or more
    Fall & Spring Semesters for students taking 9-11 hours
    Fall & Spring Semesters for students taking 5-8 hours
    Fall & Spring Semesters for students taking 1-4 hours
    Per summer session

    $600
    $400
    $320
    $220
    $220
    Re-registration fee to reinstate classes if dropped due to non-payment $15
    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 $35
    Music private instruction fee, per semester hour $200
    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
    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 $15
    School of Nursing soft exam fee $55
    Returned check $30
    Student ID card replacement $15
    Payment plan enrollment fee $10
    Late payment fee (payment received 5 days or more after due date) $15
    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 $1,950
    Room, May Term $315
    Room, Summer Sessions $325
    Single Room Charge (If available)
    Fall & Spring Semesters
    May Term
    Summer Sessions

    $2,925
    $472.50
    $487.50
    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) $2,470
    Unlimited Meals (includes sales tax plus $50 Dining Dollars) $2,400
    Block 225 meals/semester (includes sales tax plus $100 Dining Dollars) $2,180
    Block 175 meals/semester (includes sales tax plus $150 Dining Dollars) $1,870
    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) $640
    Commuter 50 (50 meals/semester; includes sales tax plus $50 Dining Dollars) $410
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