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Freed-Hardeman University

Henderson, Tennessee

Freed-Hardeman University is dedicated to supporting its students with an extraordinary education that is backed and strengthen by a strong faith. Students serve God through their scholarship, service, and pursuit of lifelong learning.

Student Profile

Fall 2016 Enrollment
1,297 undergraduate students
95% of undergrad students are full time
44% male — 56% female
44% of students are from out of state

Faculty Profile

2016-2017 Academic Year
93 full-time faculty
64 part-time faculty
13 to 1 student/faculty ratio

Residence Life

Fall 2016
96% of first year students live on campus
89% of all students live on campus

High-Impact Practices

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First-Year Seminars and Experiences X
Common Intellectual Experiences X
Learning Communities  
Writing-Intensive Courses X
Collaborative Assignments and Projects X
Undergraduate Research X
Diversity/Global Learning X
Service Learning, Community-Based Learning X
Internships/Coops/Practicums X
Capstone Courses and Projects/Senior Experience X

RETENTION FALL 2016

78% of students began in Fall 2015 and returned in Fall 2016 (full time, first time freshmen)

6 YEAR GRADUATION RATE 2016

57% of students graduated in 6 years

ENROLLMENT BY RACIAL/ETHNIC CATEGORY - FALL 2016

Nonresident aliens 1%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 4%
White 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown 10%

Academic Programs

College of Arts and Sciences The College of Arts and Sciences offers the following undergraduate programs: Arts and Humanities, Biology, Biology/Environmental Science, Chemistry, Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Physical Science (Pre-Engineering), Communication, English, Spanish, Art/Graphic Design, Art/Studio Art, Interactive Digital Design (Designer), Music, Photography, Theatre (Performance), Theatre (Design/Production), History, Law and Politics, Computer Science, Interactive Digital Design (Developer), Mathematics, and Nursing. College of Biblical Studies The College of Biblical Studies offers a BA in Bible and BS in Bible degrees with the following emphases: Bible Text, Biblical Languages, Christian Apologetics, Ministry, Missions, Preaching, and Missions. The following graduates programs are offered: Ministry, New Testament, Old Testament, Pastoral Care and Counseling, and Master of Divinity. College of Business The College of Business offers the following undergraduate programs: Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing; dual BBA/MBA programs in Accounting, Finance,Management, and Marketing. Graduate programs are offered in Business Administration and Healthcare Management. College of Education and Behavioral Sciences The College of Education and Behavioral Sciences offers the following undergraduate programs: Child and Family Studies, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Social Work, Special Education /K-12, Education: Early Childhood/Pre-K-3, Education: Secondary /Second Major Only. Graduate programs are offered in the following: M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Doctor of Behavioral Health, M.A. in Teaching, M.A.T. in Special Education, M.Ed. in School Counseling, Curriculum and Instruction, Instructional Leadership/Teacher Leadership, ED.S in Instructional Leadership/Administration and Supervision, Doctor of Education in Instructional Leadership/Administration and Supervision, and Doctor of Education in Instructional Leadership/Teacher Leadership. Honors College The Honors College offers enhanced experiences in the above listed programs.

ACTIVITIES OFFERED

Campus Ministries X
Choral groups X
Concert band  
Dance  
Drama/theater X
International Student Organization X
Jazz band  
Literary magazine  
Marching band  
Model UN  
Music ensembles X
Musical theater X
Opera  
Pep band  
Radio station X
Student government X
Student newspaper X
Student-run film society  
Symphony orchestra  
Television station  
Yearbook X

COMMON CORE

Arts/fine arts X
Computer literacy  
English (including composition) X
Foreign languages  
History X
Humanities X
Mathematics X
Philosophy  
Sciences (biological or physical) X
Social science X

 

Other: Bible, Values

CLASS SIZE BREAKDOWN

Size 2-9 10-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 95 92 99 45 11 11 0 353

CAMPUS HOUSING OPTIONS FOR UNDERGRADUATES

Coed dorms  
Men’s dorms X
Women’s dorms X
Apartments for married students  
Apartments for single students X
Special housing for disabled students X
Special housing for international students  
Fraternity/sorority housing  
Cooperative housing  
Theme housing  
Wellness housing  
Other housing options  

ADMISSIONS

ADMISSIONS FALL 2016

 791 Total Applicants
762 Total Admissions
325 Total Freshmen Enrollment

Selectivity
96.33% of applicants admitted

Admissions Deadlines for 2017-18 Admission

Rolling admission? Yes

Admissions Factors

Very Important
Rigor of secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important
Academic GPA

Considered
Recommendation(s)
Extracurricular activities
Character/personal qualities
Alumni/ae relation
Religious affiliation/commitment
Racial/ethnic status
Volunteer work
Work experience

Freshmen Profile Fall 2016

  25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 480 558
SAT Math 435 518
SAT Writing    
SAT Essay    
ACT Composite 21 27
ACT Math 19 26
ACT English 21 30
ACT Writing    

TUITION AND COSTS

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

https://www.fhu.edu/npc 

TUITION AND COSTS BEFORE FINANCIAL AID 2016-17

Expenses  
Tuition $21,950
   
Room and Board (on campus) $7,950
Estimated Total On Campus $29,900

FINANCIAL AID

Average Financial Aid Packages 2016-2017 Estimated

$20,151 First year students
$13,949 All undergrads

Financial Aid Breakdown 2016-2017 Estimated

73.3% on average, the percentage of need that was met
27% of financial need students that had need fully met

$13,949 Average need-based scholarship or grant award
$3,829 Average need-based loan

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