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HPU named among top 10 “Best Colleges in Texas”

BROWNWOOD – August 7, 2017 – Howard Payne University was recently named among the top 10 “Best Colleges in Texas” in a list compiled by College Consensus and published in Texas Hill Country magazine. The list was created by combining student reviews with various publisher rankings.

Stephen Sullivan ’11, MBA ’14, director of development and alumni relations at HPU, said he was honored to see HPU recognized in the magazine.

“I am extremely proud of HPU and cherish my experiences here, both as an alumnus and as an employee,” he said. “It’s always great to see the university receive accolades such as this.”

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Applications are still being accepted for the fall 2017 and spring 2018 semesters at Howard Payne University. HPU offers a variety of financial aid options including the Heart of Texas Scholarship, which awards $60,000 to students from Brown County and surrounding counties. For more information about HPU, contact HPU’s Office of Admission at 325-649-8020 or by e-mail at


Cutline: HPU was recently named among the top 10 “Best Colleges in Texas.” Pictured is HPU’s Old Main Tower.