First-Year Admissions

Howard Payne University is the greatest place on Earth. Okay, we may be a little biased. If you need more convincing, we’re happy to help. With caring and supportive faculty and staff and a Christian atmosphere, our students find HPU to be a great fit for them. We’re committed to helping you develop academically, personally and spiritually. Find your place at HPU today by following the steps below. We look forward to having you as part of the HPU family!

The Basics

It’s completely free to apply to Howard Payne University!

  1. Submit your application – Click the link to fill out our FREE application for admission.
  2. Submit your high school transcript
  3. Submit your ACT (Code: 4102) or SAT (Code: 6278) scores

Please send transcripts and test scores to:

Howard Payne University
New Braunfels Center
ATTN: Admission Counselor
4102 Loop 337, Suite 100
New Braunfels, TX 78130

ATTN: Admission Counselor

Fax: 325-649-8901
ATTN: New Braunfels Admission Counselor

The Details

Unconditional admission is typically offered to students who have maintained a “B” (80 and above) average or better throughout high school, whose ACT composite score is 19 or above or whose New SAT score is 990 or above or whose Old SAT score (Critical Reading plus Math) is 910 or above, and who meet all other admission requirements.

Are your test scores or GPA below Unconditional Admission requirements? Find out more about our Provisional Program.

Below is a quick-reference checklist for the enrollment process:

The Visit

Setting up a visit will give you a chance to talk with your admission counselor and better understand how HPU New Braunfels can help you achieve your academic goals. You’ll walk away from your visit with a free t-shirt and good feel for what life is like here at HPU. Contact us to schedule your visit today!

The Next Steps…

Once you have been accepted to HPU, here’s what you need to do next:


Have more questions? Contact Us!

Howard Payne University New Braunfels Center

4102 Loop 337, Suite 100
New Braunfels, TX 78130
Phone: 830-629-2366
Fax: 325-649-8901


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