Harding University Admission Chances

Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Harding University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into Harding University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,491 out of 1,503 applicants or 99% were admitted making Harding University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores. Of those applicants which were admitted, 67% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Harding University is a prized outcome for many students.


SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Harding University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1050
SAT Scores for Harding University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1310
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Harding University?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. 29 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Harding University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1310 and Above Good >99%
1180 to 1310 Avg + 99%-99%
1050 to 1180 Avg - 98%-99%
920 to 1050 Reach 97%-98%
Less than 920 Low <97%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Harding University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Harding University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 28
ACT Composite 75th 28
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Harding University?

Admission data indicates that Harding University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 88 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Harding University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Harding University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >99%
25 to 28 Avg + 99%-99%
22 to 25 Avg - 98%-99%
19 to 22 Reach 97%-98%
Less than 19 Low <97%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Harding University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.


Admission Statistics

Harding University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 840 663 1,503
Accepted 832 659 1,491
Acceptance Rate 99% 99% 99%
Enrolled 533 459 992
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 64% 70% 67%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Harding University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Harding University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Harding University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=107044 IPEDS survey data for Harding University.