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Howard Payne, founded in 1889, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 30-acre campus is located near the business district of Brownwood, in central Texas.

Website: www.hputx.edu/

Private
Co-ed
990
Undergraduate
Students
(65.9%) 471 Women
(72.6%) 519 Men
91
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
59% of 1,305 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.30
SAT Math
513 average
SAT EBRW
512 average
ACT Composite
21 average
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$40,372
Tuition and Fees
$28,090
Room and Board
$8,386
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Freshman Award
$20,353
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$34,875
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
83
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 32% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Brownwood Population
18,972
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
59% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Yellow Jackets
Sororities
10% of women participate
Fraternities
10% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.1% Asian
6.0% Black/African-American
14.4% Hispanic/Latino
2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.8% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
65.0% White
9.1% Unknown
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
48.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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