Freed-Hardeman University

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General Information

Admission Office

158 East Main Street

Henderson, TN 38340

(731) 989-6651

(800) 630-3480

Fax: (731) 989-6047



Contact: Belinda Anderson

Director of Admissions
Main Address

158 East Main Street

Henderson, TN 38340

(731) 989-6000

www.fhu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,534

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 405

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,534

Graduate enrollment: 514

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
First Professional

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $5,786 $6,121 $6,223 $8,020 +28.88%
Books and Supplies $900 $1,000 $1,064 $1,092 +2.63%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $7,698 $7,964 $8,344 $8,425 +0.97%
Other $3,240 $3,316 $3,484 $3,588 +2.99%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $8,580 $9,959 $10,504 $10,814 +2.95%
Other $3,240 $3,316 $3,484 $3,588 +2.99%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $17,624 $18,401 $19,115 $21,125 +10.52%
In-state Off Campus $18,506 $20,396 $21,275 $23,514 +10.52%
In-state with Family $6,686 $7,121 $7,287 $9,112 +25.04%
Average Graduate Student Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $4,762
In-state Student Fees $1,283
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $11,272
Out-of-state Fees $1,358

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 1,767 78%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,505 66% $12,399,660 $8,239
• Federal grants 1,289 57% $5,865,357 $4,550
• Pell grants 1,283 56% $5,204,244 $4,056
• Other federal grants 776 34% $661,113 $852
State/local government grant or scholarships 834 37% $4,204,944 $5,042
Institutional grants or scholarships 948 42% $2,329,359 $2,457
Student loan aid 773 34% $3,587,046 $4,640
• Federal student loans 773 34% $3,493,662 $4,520
• Other student loans 16 1% $93,384 $5,837

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS PhD AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 3210 888 50
Area, Gender, Cultural, Ethnic, and Group Studies 7 7
Hispanic-american, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-american/chicano Studies 5
Latin American Studies 2 7
Biology and Biomedical Sciences 215 17 6
Bioinformatics 8
Biology and Biological Sciences, General 160 9
Biophysics
Microbiology 55
Molecular Biochemistry
Pathology/experimental Pathology 6
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 638 132 2
Accounting 101 11
Business Administration and Management 139 117
Business/commerce 68
Business/managerial Economics 22 4
Finance 104
International Business/trade/commerce 2
Management Information Systems 48
Marketing/marketing Management 134
Operations Management and Supervision 22
Communication and Journalism Programs 145
Advertising 29
Digital Communication and Media/multimedia
Journalism 21
Mass Communication/media Studies 53
organizational Communication 27
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 15
Computing and Information Sciences 43 17 3
Computer and Information Sciences 43 8
Computer Science 3
Information Science/studies 9
Education 435 307 2
Art Teacher Education 1
Bilingual and Multilingual Education 171
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services 55
Curriculum and Instruction 149
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education 8
Educational Leadership and Administration 55 2
Elementary Education and Teaching 131
English/language Arts Teacher Education 12
Health Teacher Education 4
Mathematics Teacher Education 18
Music Teacher Education 3
Reading Teacher Education 7 17
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education 20
Social Studies Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching 35 15
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 41
Engineering 269 117 16
Civil Engineering 50 13 1
Computer Engineering 5
Construction Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 99 30
Engineering 1
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering 2 5
Industrial Engineering 36 20
Manufacturing Engineering 13
Materials Engineering 9 5
Mechanical Engineering 70 20
Metallurgical Engineering 14
Systems Engineering 9
English Language, Composition and Literature/letters 91 21 4
Creative Writing 18 7
English Language and Literature 73 10
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 4
Rhetoric and Composition 4
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 37 6
Applied Linguistics
French Language and Literature 5
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Linguistics 9 3
Spanish Language and Literature 23 3
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 378 86
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-language Pathology/pathologist 13
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist 15
Clinical Nurse Specialist 11
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Family Practice Nurse/nursing 20
Nurse Midwife/nursing Midwifery
Nursing Administration 8
Occupational Therapy/therapist 8
Physical Therapy/therapist 20
Public Health Education and Promotion 39
Public Health 6
Public Health/community Nurse/nursing
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 324
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/counselor
History 87 9
History 87 8
History, Other 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 132 5
Criminal Justice/safety Studies 132
Homeland Security 5
Human Services 41 14
Public Administration 14
Social Work 41
Mathematics and Statistics 37 19
Applied Mathematics
Mathematics 37 12
Statistics 7
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 223 75
Computational Science
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 223 72
Natural Sciences 3
Natural Resources and Conservation 7 1
Environmental Science 7 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 99 4
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 99 4
Physical Sciences 34 20 8
Chemistry 21 8 5
Geology and Earth Science 9 1 3
Geophysics and Seismology 3
Physics 4 8
Psychology 111 8 9
Clinical Psychology 6
Experimental Psychology 2
Psychology 111 9
Social Sciences 77 12
Anthropology 7
Political Science and Government 50 6
Sociology 20 6
Visual and Performing Arts 104 11
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/art Studies 29
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics 1
Dance 5
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts 9 1
Drawing 3
Fine/studio Arts
Graphic Design 14
Keyboard Instruments
Metal and Jewelry Arts 3
Music Management 1
Music Performance 4 9
Music Theory and Composition 3
Music 17
Musical Theatre 2
Painting 6
Printmaking 3
Sculpture 2 1
Theatre/theatre Arts Management 1
Voice and Opera 1
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 56%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 75%


Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Acting B
Art – General B
Design/Visual Communications B
Interior Design B
Music – General B
Theater Design/Stagecraft B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Management B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Curriculum/Instruction B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Special Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Human Development/Family Studies B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Health System Administration B
Nursing (RN) A

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physical Sciences – General B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Bible Studies B
Missionary Studies B
Theology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Freed-Hardeman University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (800) 348-3481
Website: www.fhu.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.fhu.edu/admissions/apply
Address: 158 E Main St, Henderson, TN 38340-2399
Setting: Town: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,037
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 57%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,577 (77% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $21,950
Out-of-state Tuition: $21,950
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $18,403

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Freed-Hardeman University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Freed-Hardeman University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 41
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 1581
Engineering 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 11
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 111
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 1
Theology and Religious Vocations 33
Visual and Performing Arts 5
Grand total 238141

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Freed-Hardeman University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $21,950
Out-of-state $21,950
Books and supplies $1,300

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $10,620
Out-of-state $10,620

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 313 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 311 99% $18,403
Student loan aid 173 55% $7,362

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,396 95% $14,743
Federal student loans 757 51% $6,396

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Freed-Hardeman University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Freed-Hardeman University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 863 318 545
Percent admitted 100% 94% 93%
Percent admitted who enrolled 36% 45% 30%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Freed-Hardeman University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 2,037
Undergraduate enrollment 1,546
Graduate enrollment 491

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Freed-Hardeman University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
    • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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