Study at Howard Payne UniversityHoward Payne can be found in Brownwood, TX (a self-contained town). One of the defining characteristics of the school is its status as a Baptist school. Howard Payne is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Master's degree is the highest degree at the school.
Howard Payne offers a wide range of choices in programs of study. The most common majors at the school are in media and therapy and Counselling.
Howard Payne Selectivity
Howard Payne does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. Only 25% of students scored 448 or lower in 2007 on the verbal SAT test. Math SAT scores at the school centered around 458 to 588, but ranged both higher and lower.
Classes at Howard Payne are less crowded than at many schools. A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff.
In 2007, 1, 386 students were enrolled in Howard Payne.
The school has a residential or campus feel. Student dorms or apartments are common at Howard Payne. The school offers students meal plans. Howard Payne student athletes compete in American Southwest Conference competitions.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"Howard Payne University is a Christian, coeducational, university of liberal arts and professional studies that is affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. Founded in 1889 for the purpose of preparing students for Christian ministry, Howard Payne University remains dedicated to honoring Christ and serving His Church by providing an educational experience that integrates faith, learning, and living. The university has expanded its original scope to include a full array of undergraduate programs, and a limited number of graduate programs, offered in a traditional residential academic community, where relationships are nurtured and individuals matter. Students, faculty, staff, and administration work together under the shared values of academic excellence, service to others, and Christian integrity. The university also offers selected graduate and undergraduate course work at extended learning centres responsive to the academic needs of the communities served. Howard Payne University maintains a low student-teacher ratio, which contributes to the university's reputation of being a place where everybody is somebody. "
Howard Payne Programs and Degrees
1000 Fisk St.
Brownwood, TX 76801-2794
General Phone: (325) 646-2502