Harding University

Searcy, AR

Harding University

Searcy, AR

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Christian Life

Tuition & Fees

$21,540

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
41%
500-599
38%
400-499
11%
700-800
9%
600-699
33%
500-599
44%
400-499
13%
300-399
1%
30-36
21%
24-29
43%
18-23
32%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,309
Declined 618
Total Received 1,927
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Private

3,974

undergraduate students

1,147

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Harding University, founded in 1924, is a private university with religious orientation. Its 350-acre campus is located in Searcy, AR, 50 miles northeast of Little Rock.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 5,121
Established in 1924
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Church of Christ

350-acre campus in Searcy (population: 23,916), 50 miles from Little Rock.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Little Rock
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Bill and Hillary Clinton National/Adams Field

Harding University
915 East Market Avenue
Searcy, AR
72143

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
91%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Bisons for Christ
  • Harding in Action
  • Spring Break Campaigns
  • HUmanity

Top Events

  • Spring Sing Festival
  • Homecoming
  • Bisons for Christ
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
23%
Top 1/4
50%
Top 1/2
77%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
41%
500-599
38%
400-499
11%
700-800
9%
600-699
33%
500-599
44%
400-499
13%
300-399
1%
30-36
21%
24-29
43%
18-23
32%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.64

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,309
Declined 618
Total Received 1,927

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
interview
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

academic GPA
class rank
talent/ability

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 49
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

99%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,742

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $21,000
Room & board $7,438
Additional fees $540
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $1,406
Total $31,584
Average Financial Aid - $4,742
Total with Avg. Aid $26,842
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Financial Facts

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Tuition prepayment plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

lacrosse, rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

ultimate Frisbee

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Cross-country running, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Cross-country running, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Advertising
Art Teacher Education
Art Therapy/Therapist
Athletic Training/Trainer
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Child Development
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Design and Applied Arts, Other
Dietetics/Dietitian
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Family and Community Services
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Fashion Merchandising
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Graphic Design
Health Teacher Education
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Housing and Human Environments, General
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Information Technology
Interior Design
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Legal Studies, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Painting
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Relations/Image Management
Reading Teacher Education
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religious Education
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, General
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech Teacher Education
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Youth Ministry
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

5,121

total students

28%

in-state

72%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

3,974
students

Female
54%
2,141

Male
46%
1,833

22%

1,147
students

Female
64%
733

Male
36%
414

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

3,742
students

Female
55%
2,024

Male
45%
1,718

6%

232
students

Female
51%
117

Male
49%
115

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 85%
Student 4 year graduation rate 46%
Student 5 year graduation rate 19%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
81%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

131

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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