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Howard Payne University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$31,258 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$21,800 tuition
$6,858 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$1,400 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$31,258 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$21,800 tuition
$6,858 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$1,400 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$10,838 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
99% of students receive aid
45% get federal aid ($4,541 avg)
60% get state aid ($3,164 avg)
99% get institn'l aid ($10,838 avg)
74% get loans ($7,025 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.19% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.19% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $14,813 99%
Federal Grant Aid $4,541 45%
Pell Grants $4,083 45%
Other Federal Grants $959 22%
Institution Grant Aid $10,838 99%
State Grant Aid $3,164 60%
Student Loans $7,025 74%
Federal Loans $6,047 73%
Other Loans $9,570 8%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Howard Payne University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1000 Fisk St.
Brownwood, TX 76801-2794
(325) 646-2502
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $700
Out of State $700


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Evan from Goliad, TX
  • Nov-20-2013 I am a current student here

    Howard Payne is expensive, but I personally think it's worth every penny. The level of care and personal touch that you receive at HPU is second to none.

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  • 5
  • Sabrina from Dallas, TX
  • Oct-02-2012 I am a current student here

    Howard Payne is only a school for pre majors or sports. Because their pre majors and sports are good, I believe thats the only reason why many people are here. This is not a school in which you would stay all four years to obtain a Bachelor's degree in whatever it is you study.

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  • 4
  • Corey from Eastland, TX
  • Jul-17-2012 I am a current student here

    Like any private college, tuition is more than a state funded school; but HPU offers many scholarship and grant opportunities-plus, the education I'm getting is worth it.

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  • 5
  • Brittney from Bedford, TX
  • Jul-16-2012 I am a current student here

    It is expensive but I don't regret one penny I will spend. The people and the environment make up for it. The one on one help I get from teachers are awesome. They want to be involved and help in any way. The small school atmosphere is the best.

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