Harding University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Harding University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 6,010 students enrolled. This college was established in 1924 and is one of the 2 schools located in Searcy, Arkansas.

Harding University is affiliated with Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
106
Good
At Harding University you can receive your bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Harding University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 106 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Medical, Management, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
85%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Harding University student retention rate is high at 85% (well above Arkansas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Harding University is average: 64%. Nearly 21% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Harding University is decent -- 16:1. Learn more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,900
High
Average tuition price is fairly high - $17,200 per year. The additional fees at Harding University beyond tuition are around $700; which makes it a total of $17,900 a year.

Read the details about Harding University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
99%
Easy
According to government data, 1,503 applications were submitted and 1,491 were accepted; so it is very easy to become a student at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Harding University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,400
Low
Harding University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Harding University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Harding University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 3,300 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low -- approximately $3,400 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Harding University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Harding University seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Harding University Location and Maps



Post Address: Harding University, 915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, Arkansas 72143, USA
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