The Yellow Jacket Experience

Future Students

Current Students

Howard Payne Is

a Christ-centered, close-knit academic community located in the heart of Texas since 1889.

What is a Christ-centered university?

What is a Christ-centered university?

“Christ-centered” means we strive every day to be imitators of Jesus Christ. This affects all aspects of the university experience including academics, student life, athletics and more.

Apply Now

 Ready to get started on your lifelong journey as an HPU Yellow Jacket?​ Apply for free today!

Our Mission

Howard Payne University is a Christ-centered academic community dedicated to excellence by developing and equipping the whole person for intellectual inquiry, personal and professional integrity, and service to God and humanity.

Our Mission

Howard Payne University is a Christ-centered academic community dedicated to excellence by developing and equipping the whole person for intellectual inquiry, personal and professional integrity, and service to God and humanity.

My Jacket Journey

Rachel Myers

“I stepped on Howard Payne’s campus and really felt at home. I realized how closely knit this community is and I wanted to be a part of that.”

​Rachel Myers
Senior Cross-Cultural Studies Major

My Jacket Journey

Rachel Myers

“I stepped on Howard Payne’s campus and really felt at home. I realized how closely knit this community is and I wanted to be a part of that.”

​Rachel Myers
Senior Cross-Cultural Studies Major

Events

Loading Events...