Welcome to Howard Payne University

HPU is located in Brownwood, Texas, about 120 miles southwest of Dallas/Fort Worth, 130 miles northwest of Austin and 190 miles northeast of San Antonio. Located on the northern edge of the Texas Hill Country, Brownwood has a population of approximately 21,000 residents, including HPU’s student body.

Visiting Campus

Below are a few maps that will help you find your way to and around campus. Please let us know how we can be of assistance to you as you plan your visit to HPU.

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Brownwood Feels Like Home

Videos produced by the Brownwood Economic Development Corporation

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