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Freed-Hardeman is a church-affiliated university. Founded in 1869, it gained university status in 1991. Its 122-acre campus is located in Henderson, 20 miles from Jackson.

Website: www.fhu.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,648
Undergraduate
Students
(56.7%) 935 Women
(43.3%) 713 Men
469
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
88% of 944 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.70
SAT Math
555 average
510-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
575 average
520-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
21-28 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$35,950
Tuition and Fees
$22,950
Room and Board
$7,950
Average Percent of Need Met
73%
Average Freshman Award
$20,952
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$29,103
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
99
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Henderson Population
6,379
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
83% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Lions
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.5% Asian
4.1% Black/African-American
0.4% Hispanic/Latino
1.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
88.2% White
4.6% Unknown
International Students
0.8%
First-Year Students Returning
83.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
49.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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