Freed-Hardeman University

158 E Main St, Henderson, United States
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Overview of Freed-Hardeman University

About this school

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.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,402
    • Men:595 (42.4%)
    • Women:807 (57.6%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Freed-Hardeman University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
2
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
10

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 17
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
158 East Main Street
City, State, Zip
Henderson, TN  38340-2399
Phone
(731) 989-6651
Fax
(731) 989-6047
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
96% of 791 applicants were admitted
Women
96% of 494 applicants were admitted
Men
96% of 297 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
325 (43%) of 762 admitted students enrolled
Women
192 (40%) of 476 admitted students enrolled
Men
133 (47%) of 286 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.64
375 And Above
52%
3.50 - 3.74
25%
3.25 - 3.49
9%
3.00 - 3.24
5%
2.50 - 2.99
7%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
15%
• Score 24 - 29
36%
• Score 18 - 23
44%
• Score 12 - 17
5%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $21,950 (73.4113712374582%)
  • Room & Board: - $7,950 (26.588628762541806%)
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Freed-Hardeman University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003492
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
307 (94.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
264 (86.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
264 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
81 (30.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$20,151
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 259 (98.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,537
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 186 (70.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,999
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 81 (30.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
54 (16.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,203

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,128 (91.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
953 (84.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
952 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
257 (27.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
73%
Average Award
$18,818
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 925 (97.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,949
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 674 (70.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,889
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 252 (26.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
237 (19.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,094

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
72%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$32,899
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Academic Competitiveness Grants, TEACH Grants
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


93

Part-Time Faculty


64

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


47%

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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Freed-Hardeman University provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


78.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


44.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


56.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


57.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (41)


  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • International Business
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Education, Interdisciplinary studies, Theology and religious vocations

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Ministries, Master of Science, Master of Divinity, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (11)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Ethics
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Special Education
  • Theology

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


6,379

Nearest Metropolitan Area


120 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
30.9 average low in January, 89.3 average high in September
Rain
121 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
85 mile(s) from campus in Memphis
Nearest Bus Station
20 mile(s) from campus in Jackson
Nearest Train Station
85 mile(s) from campus in Memphis

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


78% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


22%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Lions
School Colors
Maroon, white, and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Freed-Hardeman University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,228

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,402
Women
807
Men
595

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.0% Asian
  • 4.2% Black/African-American
  • 1.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 77.7% White
  • 13.8% Unknown

International Students


1.3%

Average Age


19

Number of Graduate Students


504

Student Resources

Study resources