Philander Smith College

Little Rock, AR

Philander Smith College

Little Rock, AR

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Tuition & Fees

$13,014

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Selective

Admissions Data Not Reported

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Private

1,121

undergraduate students

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School Facts

Philander Smith College, established in 1877, is a church-affiliated, historically black private college. Its 25-acre campus is located in the heart of downtown Little Rock, in the Quapaw Quarter historic residential district.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,121
Established in 1877
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist
Historically Black college/university yes

Social Networks

25-acre campus in downtown Little Rock (population: 198,606). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Philander Smith College
900 Daisy Bates Drive
Little Rock, AR
72202-3718

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
64%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
29%
Top 1/2
51%
Bottom 1/2
49%
Bottom 1/4
24%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Other application fee ($75 for international applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
Application deadline (final deadline) July 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

Not Reported

Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

70%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

95%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$11,899

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $11,804
Room $5,192
Board $3,058
Additional fees $1,210
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $22,464
Average Financial Aid - $11,899
Total with Avg. Aid $10,565

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 446-6772
F: 501 370-5357
financialaid@philander.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computer Science. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

1,121

total students

43%

in-state

57%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,121
students

Female
63%
704

Male
37%
417

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

1,059
students

Female
63%
663

Male
37%
396

6%

62
students

Female
66%
41

Male
34%
21

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
92%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

15%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

22

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 7
Countries most often represented Bahamas
Ghana
Italy
Nigeria
Rwanda
The Democratic Republic Of Congo
Special services offered for international applicants

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