Harding University

Searcy, Arkansas


Student Population
National Rank
Harding University overview
Location Searcy, Arkansas
Online harding.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Churches of Christ
Harding University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

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 1,927 prospective students applied, and 1,438 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 857 enrolled in the school.  4,380 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 741 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $19,140 plus fees of $705. Harding University is ranked 315 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Harding University overview
SAT 1060/1300
ACT 22/29
GPA 3.58
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jul 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Harding University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$705
Room and Board $7,004
Budget for Other Expenses$2,622
Total One Year Cost$30,671

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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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Apr 10, 2020
M******e from TX

Great Christian atmosphere. Everyone is very friendly. The professors are outstanding- they go above and beyond to ensure that students succeed. Though Harding is expensive and seems to raise their prices every year.

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