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Harding University

Searcy, Arkansas

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Student Population
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

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 2,201 prospective students applied, and 1,212 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 747 enrolled in the school.  3,874 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 743 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $21,000 plus fees of $540. Harding University is ranked 373 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Harding University is rated within the top 42% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Harding University overview
SAT 1060/1290
ACT 21/29
GPA 3.72
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Harding University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$540
Room and Board $7,460
Budget for Other Expenses$3,280
Total One Year Cost$33,480

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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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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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