HSU provides an academically challenging undergraduate education based on a liberal arts foundation, and advances scholarly growth by offering specialized graduate and professional degree programs. The mission of Hardin-Simmons University is to be a community dedicated to providing excellence in education enlightened by Christian faith and values. Welcome to Student Life at Hardin-Simmons Universitythe place where you can get involved in campus activities. Life outside the classroom is an important part of defining your greatness. Developing well-rounded students is a goal at HSU, and no matter where your interests lie, youll find the perfect place to fit in with Student Life at HSU. The possibilities are endlesswhether youre looking for social networking, ministry opportunities, intramural sports, team support, or whateverStudent Life has something for you. HSU Traditions Big Texas universities are famous for their traditions, but big schools arent famous for their family atmospheres. At Hardin-Simmons, though, you can find traditions like Beanie Capping, Ring Dunk, the Six White Horses, and Cowboy Band all while keeping your chance to be a big fish in a small pond. Academic Excellence We also have a ratio of 1 professor for every 12 students. That ensures that you will get personal attention from your professors, and every class will be taught by a professor. There arent any crowds for you to get lost in at HSU. In fact, youll probably get invited to dinner at a professors house every so often. You will be pushed to do your best, but youll always have assistance to achieve it.