Admissions

Schedule Visit

Get a glimpse of life as an HPU student. Eat in the dining hall, meet with faculty, staff and current students, see the residence halls – it’s all part of the Jacket experience.

Apply Now

If you’re beginning to imagine yourself as an HPU Yellow Jacket, take the next step to making your dreams a reality. It’s quick, simple and free to apply.

Scholarships

Our admission counselors and financial aid staff work individually with each student and his or her family to find scholarships and other forms of student aid to meet their needs. Follow the link to view costs and scholarships.

Questions?

Can I tour the residence halls? How do I submit my test scores? What are our favorite colors? Our admission counselors look forward to answering any questions you may have. (The answers, in order, are “Yes, of course,” “By mail, fax or
e-mail” and “Blue and gold.”)

Quick Facts About HPU

HPU provides a Christ-centered approach to higher education in an intimate, family-like environment. 

Founded:

June 20, 1889

Quick Facts About HPU

HPU provides a Christ-centered approach to higher education in an intimate, family-like environment.

Founded:

June 20, 1889

Religious Affiliation: 

Baptist

Approximate Enrollment: 

1,000 Undergrad Students

My Jacket Journey

Julia Rodriguez-Arreola

My Jacket Journey

Rachel Myers

Average Class Size:

14

Students Who Receive Some Form of Financial Aid: 

92%

Application Fee:

Free

Student Organizations: 

25+

My Jacket Journey

Dr. Gary Gramling

Admissions | Howard Payne University

My Jacket Journey

Brad Erskin

Number of Graduate Programs: 

4

Honors Program: 

The Guy D. Newman Honors Academy

Majors, Minors and Pre-Professional Programs:

100+

Location:

Brownwood, Texas – Near the geographic center of the state

My Jacket Journey

Jenna Stuard

New Student Orientation | Howard Payne University

First-Year Student

​Here’s everything first-time students need to know to get started at HPU.

Transfer Student | Howard Payne University

Transfer Student

Finish your undergraduate degree at HPU.

Graduate Students | Howard Payne University

Graduate Student

Continue your higher education through one of HPU’s four graduate degree programs.

Already Accepted?

​Congratulations, Yellow Jacket!

Contact Us

Call, text, e-mail – we want to hear from you!

Office of Admission

​Meet the admission counselors and staff.

Refer A Student

Do you know someone who would benefit from HPU’s distinctively Christian approach to higher education? We want to know him or her too.