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#4 Best Private Colleges in Arkansas

Harding University

Searcy, Arkansas

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Overview

Student Population
5,121
Harding University overview
Location Searcy, Arkansas
Online harding.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Religious Affiliation Churches of Christ
Harding University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Searcy, Arkansas, Harding University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Churches of Christ faith. In the most recent statistical year 1,834 prospective students applied, and 1,125 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 804 enrolled in the school.  4,380 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 741 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $20,010 plus fees of $725. Harding University is ranked 456 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
5/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes
6/10
Value

Harding University is rated within the top 44% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
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SAT 1060/1270
ACT 21/29
GPA 3.58
Applications Accepted
61.3% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$20,010
Costs for Harding University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$725
Room and Board $7,170
Budget for Other Expenses$2,806
Total One Year Cost$31,911

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$44,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
63% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Harding University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 19%
Health Professions 13%
Education 12%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 9%
Communication 6%

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

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