Howard Payne University takes great pride in the achievements of its students. Testimonials of graduates and the enthusiastic large numbers of alumni who attend Homecoming are in themselves strong indicators of the positive impact this University currently has and has had on those who attend here. Howard Payne University also regularly evaluates its success with respect to student achievement consistent with the University’s mission.
Howard Payne University is a participant in the national Student Achievement Measure project, supported by six sponsoring associations, working together to provide a more comprehensive and accurate picture of student progress and completion as students move across institutions and state boundaries. The university’s page on the SAM website indicates the level of degree completion success for first-time full-time students and full-time transfer students since the fall of 2010.