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Freed-Hardeman University

Freed-Hardeman University

Check whether Freed-Hardeman University is right for you as an international student.

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Henderson, USA
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Study abroad at Freed-Hardeman University

Freed-Hardeman University (FHU) is based in Henderson, in the US state of Tennessee, on a rural campus with around 1,500 students. FHU provides approximately 60 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that aim to give students an education that integrates Christian faith, scholarship and service. When you select a major, you are assigned an adviser from within that department to work closely with you in achieving your academic and career goals.

FHU’s student experience is unique due to the University’s size and setting. The majority of FHU students live on campus. The recent development of the Crews-Colbert Activity Center has become the heart of student life at Freed-Hardeman with a KC's Coffee House, 2 movie theatres, a conference room, 2 multi-purpose rooms, a games room, and the Office of Student Life.

Freed-Hardeman University logo

Why study at FHU?

  • Staff student ratio


  • Small classes

    more than 60% of classes have fewer than 20 students

Life as an international student

PANGEA is Freed-Hardeman’s student-led organization that helps international students in their transition to living in Henderson. PANGEA’s student officers plan activities and community support for all international students, especially those who may be experiencing culture shock. Through generous donations, PANGEA are able to donate bedding, clothing, snack foods, personal care products, and other items to its international students.

The Office of Student Life is in place to provide FHU students with student organizations that meet the needs and interests of every student on campus. Each student organization provides the student with the opportunity to learn leadership skills, meet like minded students, and grow within a group setting.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Computer labs
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Baseball Pitches 3
    • No. of Tennis Courts 6
    • No. of Basketball Courts 1
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants 1
    • Cafe’s 1
  • Fitness Centre
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
  • Praying Rooms
    • Chaplaincy
    • Group Praying Rooms
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 5
  • Transport
    • Campus parking

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Freed-Hardeman University programs

Fees and funding

FHU's pricing allows students to take as many hours as allowed within academic policy for one block price. There are also many other features of campus life included in the block price.

Tuition - US$22,950 per year

Scholarships up to $3,000 are available depending on student needs.


Freed-Hardeman University

158 E Main St, Henderson, TN 38340, USA

Henderson, TN is a small town that is full of charm and has an atmosphere of Southern hospitality. It's a short drive to both Memphis and Nashville.

Visa requirements for Freed-Hardeman University

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

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