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Harding University

Searcy, AR
University Website: www.harding.edu
Apply Online: www.harding.edu/admissions/howtoapply.html
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Harding University is a private liberal arts Christian university associated with the Churches of Christ in Searcy, Arkansas, about 50 miles (80 km) north-east of Little Rock. The university takes its name from James A. Harding.

The school was founded in 1924 as Harding College in Morrilton, Arkansas and moved a decade later to the campus of the defunct Galloway Female College in Searcy. Today, the University contains forty-eight buildings, a Harding School of Theology in Memphis, Tennessee, satellite campuses in North Little Rock, Paragould and Bentonville, and International campuses in Brisbane, Australia; Vina del Mar, Chile; London, England; Porto Rafti, Greece; Florence, Italy; France; and Namwianga Mission, Zambia. The fall 2012 student body of 6,815 students includes 4,390 undergraduate and 2,425 graduate students from all fifty states and more than fifty foreign countries. The fall 2012 enrollment is the 26th consecutive record fall undergraduate enrollment for the University and included 53 undergraduates who were selected as a National Merit Finalist.

Harding University also operates Camp Tahkodah in Floral, Arkansas, Harding Academy in Searcy, and the Harding School of Theology in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $14,160.00 avg tuition

915 E. Market Ave.
Searcy, AR 72143
(501) 279-4000

Apply online Admissions:
www.harding.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.harding.edu/finaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Harding University

Statistics:
Applied 2,121
Admitted 1,531 72%
Enrolled total 1,013
Full Time: 1,013
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 500 620
SAT Math 500 640
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 22 28
ACT English 21 29
ACT Math 20 27
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 81%
4-year graduation rate 38%
6-year graduation rate 61%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Do not know
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Harding University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $14,160.00 $14,160.00 $14,160.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $450.00 $450.00 $450.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $472.00 $472.00 $472.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,016.00 $14,016.00 $14,016.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $450.00 $450.00 $450.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $584.00 $584.00 $584.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $6,030.00 $6,030.00 $3,200.00
Other Expenses $3,200.00 $3,200.00 $3,200.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $40.00
Graduate Application Fee $40.00
Books and Supplies $900.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 99%
Percent receiving grant aid 96%
Avg amount of grant aid $9,139.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 61%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,819.00

Harding University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Fashion Merchandising X
Finance, General X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Advertising X
Broadcast Journalism X
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia X
Journalism X
Public Relations/Image Management X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Computer Science X
Information Technology X
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Education, General X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
Health Teacher Education X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Social Studies Teacher Education X
Spanish Language Teacher Education X
Speech Teacher Education X
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels X
ENGINEERING
Computer Engineering, General X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X
Mechanical Engineering X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General X
Housing and Human Environments, General X
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Art Therapy/Therapist X
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General X
Dietetics/Dietitian X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling X
Physician Assistant X
Pre-Pharmacy Studies X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X
HISTORY
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
International/Global Studies X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, General X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Bible/Biblical Studies X X
Divinity/Ministry X
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology X
Pastoral Studies/Counseling X
Religious Education X
Theology/Theological Studies X
Youth Ministry X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Graphic Design X
Interior Design X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in Arkansas

Name Amount Deadline
Fred R. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017

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