Freed-Hardeman University


158 East Main Street, Henderson, TN 38340
(731) 989-6000
Toll-free - (800) 348-3481

Freed-Hardeman University is committed to its mission of helping students develop their God-given talents for His glory by empowering them with an education that integrates Christian faith, scholarship, and service. In addition to small classes taught by faculty dedicated to faith-based learning, there are special programs designed to help students engage in the mission outside of the classroom, including study abroad, individual and small group scientific research, the Honors College, a business investment team that manages a $1 million stock portfolio, and the Engaged Learning Initiative that allows students to apply for institutional funds to pursue self-directed projects connecting the classroom to the real world. With locations in Henderson, Memphis, and Dickson, the University offers baccalaureate degrees in 38 undergraduate majors and 58 programs of study. FHU also offers master’s, specialist’s, and doctoral degrees. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges has accredited the university since 1956, and various schools and programs within the university have specialized accreditations. 

Vital Statistics

Fall 2017 Enrollment: Graduate 501 - Undergraduate 1,471

Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid From Any Source: 98%

Tuition and Fees: $21,950

Room and Board: $7,950

Founded: 1869

Degrees Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Ed.S., Doctorate

Number of Degrees Awarded Summer 2016 to Spring 2017: 411

Student to Faculty Ratio: 13 to 1