- 4 Year
- BROWNWOOD, TX
- Academicsgrade B minus
- Valuegrade C+
- Diversitygrade B
- Campusgrade B+
- Athleticsgrade B
- Party Scenegrade C
- Professorsgrade B minus
- Locationgrade C+
- Dormsgrade A minus
- Campus Foodgrade B minus
- Student Lifegrade B minus
- Safetygrade A minus
A Christian liberal arts institution, Howard Payne University prides itself on fostering a close community where personal connection is valued. Through teaching, learning and service, the faculty and staff truly invest in students’ success.
At HPU, students choose from more than 100 majors, minors and pre-professional programs in seven schools: Business, Christian Studies, Education, Humanities, Music and Fine Arts, Nursing, and Science and Mathematics. The Guy D. Newman Honors Academy challenges students with a multidisciplinary curriculum and exciting travel opportunities. Co-curricular organizations include the Model UN, Moot Court and Student Speaker Bureau, and more than 25 student organizations round out the school’s extracurricular options.
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Most Popular Majors
- Business29 Graduates
- Physical Education Teaching and Coaching19 Graduates
- Criminology16 Graduates
- Political Science and Government13 Graduates
- Liberal Arts and Humanities9 Graduates
- Psychology9 Graduates
- Elementary Education7 Graduates
- Pre-Law Studies6 Graduates
- Social Work and Youth Services6 Graduates
- History5 Graduates
Howard Payne University’s School of Music and Fine Arts
The School of Music and Fine Arts at Howard Payne University focuses on helping you exercise and enhance your creative capacities and guide you toward realizing your creative gifts in a genuinely Christ-centered environment. Through participating in the programs offered in Music, Theatre, Communications, and Art you can experience the God-honoring inspiration that gives rise to your calling.
- Mix of Online and on Campus37%
- On Campus56%
- Howard Payne is a family where people truly care.94%
- Howard Payne makes you feel like you matter.6%