Resources › For Students and Parents Freed-Hardeman University Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print Freed-Hardeman University. Andrew Baggott / Flickr For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated September 28, 2017 Freed-Hardeman University Admissions Overview: With an acceptance rate of 96%, Freed-Hardman University may seem like a school that is accessible to almost all who apply. However, the university tends to attract strong applicants, and the great majority of admitted students have above average SAT or ACT scores, and grades that are in the "B+" range or higher. Interested students should visit the school's website for complete application instructions. Along with an application form, those applying should submit SAT or ACT scores and official high school transcripts. A visit to the campus is always encouraged, and students can visit or contact the admissions office with any questions about applying. Admissions Data (2016): Freed-Hardeman University Acceptance Rate: 96%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 480 / 558SAT Math: 435 / 518SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 21 / 27ACT English: 21 / 30ACT Math: 19 / 26What these ACT numbers mean Freed-Hardeman University Description: Freed-Hardeman University first opened its doors in 1870, and since then the school has grown into a well-ranked master's degree-granting institution in the South. The 96-acre campus is located in Henderson, Tennessee, a small town less than half an hour southeast of Jackson. The university is affiliated with the Churches of Christ, and students will find an active spiritual life on campus. Freed-Hademan students come from 31 states and 21 countries. Students can choose from a wide range of majors offered through the universities six colleges and schools; academics are supported by a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio. On the athletic front, the Freed-Hardeman Lions compete in the NAIA TranSouth Athletic Conference. The university fields six men's and seven women's intercollegiate teams. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 1,906 (1,402 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 42% Male / 58% Female88% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $21,500Books: $1,300 (why so much?)Room and Board: $7,950Other Expenses: $3,750Total Cost: $34,500 Freed-Hardeman University Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 99%Loans: 67%Average Amount of AidGrants: $17,188Loans: $6,927 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Bible Studies, Biology, English, Child and Family Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Psychology Transfer, Retention and Graduation Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 78%4-Year Graduation Rate: 44%6-Year Graduation Rate: 57% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Basketball, Soccer, Track and Field, Cross Country, Baseball, GolfWomen's Sports: Basketball, Softball, Track and Field, Cross Country, Soccer, Volleyball, Golf Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Freed-Hardeman University, You May Also Like These Schools: Harding UniversityUnion UniversityBelmont UniversityMississippi State UniversityUniversity of North AlabamaVanderbilt UniversityEast Tennessee State UniversityFaulkner UniversityUniversity of MemphisLipscomb UniversitySewanee - The University of the South Freed-Hardeman University Purpose Statement: purpose statement from http://www.fhu.edu/about/history "The mission of Freed-Hardeman University is to help students develop their God-given talents for His glory by empowering them with an education that integrates Christian faith, scholarship, and service."