Howard Payne University

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Year Founded:
1889
Religious Affiliation:
Protestant
College Type:
Private , Suburban
Enrollment:
945 (full time undergrad)
Tuition In State:
$25,600
Tuition Out of State:
$25,600
Division:
NCAA III
Conference:
American Southwest Conference (Division III)
Welcome to the Howard Payne University Football scholarship and program info page. Here you will get information about the school and information on their Football program like who to make contact with about recruitment, names of ... Read More

Welcome to the Howard Payne University Football scholarship and program info page. Here you will get information about the school and information on their Football program like who to make contact with about recruitment, names of past alumni, what scholarship opportunities are available and how to start the recruiting process.
Howard Payne University Football Program Recruiting and Coaching Staff
If you are hoping to get recruited it's important to know who to get in front of - and NCSA has got the information you need. The Secondary Coach of the Howard Payne University Football program is Lionel Stokes. Additional key staff include:

  • Defensive Coordinator Mark Carey
  • Graduate Assistant Keafer Clegg
  • Assistant Coach Scott Clough
  • Assistant Coach Cody Gilbert
  • Offensive Coordinator Coby Gipson
  • Graduate Assistant Victor Gonzales
  • Head Coach Braxton Harris
  • Graduate Assistant Football Coach - Receivers James Roberson
  • Graduate Assistant Brad Wilson


If you're thinking about being a member of Howard Payne University Football program these are the people you must contact. You can choose to contact them via email using the link above or call the college to obtain more information about the school and Football program before deciding if it is a suitable fit for you.
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Athletics Information
Conference:
American Southwest Conference (Division III)
Division:
NCAA III
Athletic Director:
Mike Jones
Football Coaching Staff
  • Mark Carey Defensive Coordinator
  • Keafer Clegg Graduate Assistant
  • Scott Clough Assistant Coach
  • Cody Gilbert Assistant Coach
  • Coby Gipson Offensive Coordinator
  • Victor Gonzales Graduate Assistant
  • Braxton Harris Head Coach
  • James Roberson Graduate Assistant Football Coach - Receivers
  • Lionel Stokes Secondary Coach
  • Brad Wilson Graduate Assistant
What the Coaches are Saying...
Mar 02, 2017

“Howard Payne University is a prestigious academic institution where you will be challenged both academically and athletically. An established regional leader, HPU ranks in the top 4 Western region among the “Great Schools, Great Prices” according to U.S. News and World Report the last 6 years running. A Howard Payne education will enable you to become successful in whatever field you decide to pursue following graduation. The 2016 recruiting class will be a major factor in the success of our football program. We compete in the American Southwest Conference. The ASC is one of the toughest conferences in Division III football. The final piece is the student-athlete, such as you. We offer the opportunity for new players to have an immediate impact. This is an exciting time at Howard Payne and we want you to be a part of our historic football program. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. To further the recruiting process we would like to evaluate your film. If you have not already done so, please send your film online to victor.gonzales@hputx.edu How is your recruiting process going? Our Football Program would like to invite you on an official visit. If you are interested here's a link to our Football Questionnaire: http://www.hpusports.com/sb_output.aspx?frform=3&path=football”

—Coach Victor Gonzales
Football Academic Minimums
  • GPA: 2.5 (out of 4.0)
  • SAT: 910 (out of 1600)
  • ACT: 19 (out of 36)
Sports Offered
  • Baseball
  • Football
  • Men's Basketball
  • Men's Golf
  • Men's Soccer
  • Men's Tennis
  • Softball
  • Women's Basketball
  • Women's Golf
  • Women's Soccer
  • Women's Tennis
  • Women's Volleyball
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Admissions Contact Info
Admissions Toll Free Phone:
(800) 880-4478
Admissions Phone:
(325) 646-2502
Admissions Email:
enroll@hputx.edu
Academic Requirements
Academic Selectivity:
Least Selective
Religious Requirements:
Yes
Specific Religious Requirements:
N/A
Application Information
Application Deadline:
No
Application Deadline Date:
January 1
Application Final Date:
 
Application Priority Date:
 
Notification Date:
 
Rolling Admissions:
No
Early Action:
No
Early Action Closing Date:
 
Early Decision:
No
Early Decision Deadline:
 
Common Application:
Yes
Student Body Averages
ACT
Average Freshman GPA:
2.92
Average ACT Composite:
22
Average ACT English:
0
Average ACT Math:
0
Average ACT Writing:
0
ACT 25th Percentile:
18%
ACT 75th Percentile:
24%
SAT
Average SAT 1 Combined:
0
Average SAT 1 Math:
515
Average SAT 1 Verbal:
498
SAT 25th Percentile:
850%
SAT 75th Percentile:
1070%
SAT 2 Requirements:
 
Majors
    Most Popular Majors:
  • Education, Business Management, Christian Studies
    Pre-Professional Programs:
  • Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Theology
    Other Pre-Professional Programs:
    Combined 3-2 Programs:
  •  
    Majors Offered:
  • Accounting,
  • Anthropology,
  • Athletic Training, EMT Paramedic and Treatment Professions,
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology,
  • Biblical Studies,
  • Biology,
  • Business,
  • Business Administration, Management, and Operations,
  • Business, Sports and Entertainment Management/Marketing, Other,
  • Chemistry,
  • Classics and Classical Linguistics,
  • Communication and Media Studies,
  • Computer Science,
  • Computer and Information Sciences,
  • Criminal Justice, Forensics and Corrections,
  • Criminology,
  • Critical Theory and Analysis,
  • Drama and Stagecraft,
  • Educational Administration,
  • English Literature,
  • Finance,
  • Fine and Studio Arts,
  • General Legal Studies,
  • Health Services,
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services,
  • History,
  • Human Development and Family Studies,
  • Interdisciplinary Studies, Other,
  • International Business,
  • International Relations and National Security Studies,
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences,
  • Management Information Systems,
  • Marketing,
  • Mathematics,
  • Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Linguistics,
  • Missionary Studies,
  • Music,
  • Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries,
  • Philosophy,
  • Physical Education, Kinesiology and Exercise Science,
  • Political Science and Government,
  • Psychology,
  • Public Policy Analysis,
  • Public Relations and Advertising,
  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication,
  • Religious Education,
  • Religious Music,
  • Religious Studies,
  • Romance Linguistics,
  • Social Sciences,
  • Social Work,
  • Sociology,
  • Teacher Development Methods,
  • Teacher Development Specific Subjects,
  • Teaching English or French,
  • Theological and Ministerial Studies,
  • Theology, Other,
Location
City/Town Situated In:
Brownwood, Texas
Population:
20000
Major City Closest To School:
Abilene, Texas
Distance Of Major City:
100 Miles
Closest International Airport:
Dallas, TX
Distance To International Airport:
180 Miles
Closest Other Airport:
Abilene
Distance To Other Airport:
70 Miles
Location Description:

30-acre campus in Brownwood (population: 18,813), 78 miles from Abilene and 140 miles from Austin; branch campuses in Benbrook, Corpus Christi, El Paso, Granbury, Harlingen, Midland, and San Angelo. Served by air and bus; major airport and train serve Dallas (150 miles).

Demographics
Male:
50.05%
Female:
49.95%
African American:
6.54%
Asian American:
0.80%
Caucasian:
72.43%
Hispanic:
15.19%
International:
0.20%
Other:
3.72%
Student Faculty Ratio:
12:1
Out State Freshmen:
2%
Campus Size:
35 acres
Campus Life
Freshmen In School Housing:
90%
Students Live On Campus:
0%
Students Live Off Campus:
0%
Students Live On Campus During Weekends:
50%
Housing Types:
  • Single-student apartments
Fraternities & Sororities
Fraternities & Sororities:
Y
Number Of Fraternities:
4
Number Of Sororities:
3
Join Fraternities:
17%
Join Sororities:
13%
ROTC
Air Force ROTC:
Not Offered
Navy ROTC:
Not Offered
Army ROTC:
Not Offered
Financial Aid
Financial Aid Toll Free Number:
 
Financial Aid Phone:
 
Financial Aid Email:
 
Aid Notification Date:
 
Financial Aid Forms:
FAFSA
Tuition Instate:
$25,600
Tuition Out of State:
$25,600
Room & Board:
$7,489
Average Debt On Graduation:
$21,800
Scholarship Numbers
FTF = First Time Freshmen
FTU = Full Time Undergraduate
Average Non-Need Based Athletic Grant and Scholarship Amount:
FTF :$0
FTU : $0
Number of Students Who Received Non-Need Based Athletic Grants and Scholarships:
FTF :0
FTU : 0
Average Non-Need Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$5,202
FTU : $5,547
Average Need-Based Loan Amount:
FTF :$2,678
FTU : $3,559
Average Need-Based-Self-Help-Award Amount:
FTF :$3,627
FTU : $4,845
Average Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$8,187
FTU : $7,887
Average Financial Aid Package:
FTF :$11,152
FTU : $11,881
Average Percentage Of Need Met (Based on EFC):
FTF :77%
FTU : 82%
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