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
Religious Affiliation 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 2,023 prospective students applied, and 1,459 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 945 enrolled in the school.  4,605 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 936 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $19,140 plus fees of $705. Harding University is ranked 283 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Harding University overview
SAT 1130/1340
ACT 22/28
GPA 3.58
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jul 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Low

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


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

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%

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