Philander Smith College

Little Rock, AR
University Website: www.philander.edu
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Philander Smith College is a private, historically black college that is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. It is located in Little Rock, Arkansas. The student body averages around 850 attendees, with around 30% of that figure attending part-time. Although known historically as a school for African Americans, it accepts students of all races. However, the vast majority of its students are black.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $11,350.00 avg tuition

900 W. Daisy Bates Drive
Little Rock, AR 72202-3799
(501) 375-9845

Apply online Admissions:
www.philandersmithadmissions.com
Financial Aid:
www.philander.edu

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
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Philander Smith College

Statistics:
Applied 2,906
Admitted 1,976 68%
Enrolled total 197
Full Time: 190
Part Time 7
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 360 510
SAT Math 350 510
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 390 490
ACT Composite 16 20
ACT English 14 21
ACT Math 15 19
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 60%
4-year graduation rate 4%
6-year graduation rate 21%
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 Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Recommended
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Philander Smith College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $11,350.00 $11,350.00 $11,350.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $560.00 $560.00 $560.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $475.00 $475.00 $475.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $7,600.00 $9,496.00 $4,244.00
Other Expenses $3,166.00 $4,244.00 $4,244.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $25.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 100%
Avg amount of grant aid $7,640.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 71%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,559.00

Philander Smith College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X
EDUCATION
Business Teacher Education X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X

Philander Smith College Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Rhythm Nations/Janet Jackson Scholarship Up to $5,000 October 31, 2016
UNCF General Scholarship Up to $5,000 March 24, 2017
Campbell and Hall Charity Fund/UNCF Scholarship Up to $2,000 September 30, 2016
TJF Hungry For Education Scholarship $1,250 December 01, 2016

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