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Harding University

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Rating

Private

Type

5,717

Students

$20,010

Tuition

61%

Acceptance

#375

Ranking

Distant Town

Campus Setting

Searcy, AR

915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, AR 72149-5615

Harding University is a small private institution located in Searcy, AR ranked 5thin Arkansas. It has a total of 4,323 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 61.34% acceptance rate. Harding University offers 129 different majors and is best known for its middle school education and teaching, bible studies, and health teacher education programs (nationally ranked 6th, 7th, and 7th respectively). With a tuition cost of $20,010 per year, Harding University is reasonably priced. 52.69% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $40,900 per year, which is 2% less than the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$20,735/Year
Above Average

Harding University

$20,735

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$31,911/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$21,834/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

61%Acceptance
Less Selective

Harding University

61%

National

69%
Sat

1060 - 1270

34% of students submit

Admissions Yield

71%

ACT

20 - 27

83% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$50

Students

4,323Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

856

Part-Time

1
Male

46%

In-state

83%

Female

54%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

4%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
7% Business Administration and Management, General7% Elementary Education and Teaching4% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse82% Others

7% Business Administration and Management, General

7% Elementary Education and Teaching

4% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

82% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

7%

80 Graduates

Elementary Education and Teaching

7%

77 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

4%

51 Graduates

Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services

4%

48 Graduates

Kinesiology and Exercise Science

4%

45 Graduates

Accounting

3%

40 Graduates

General Studies

3%

37 Graduates

Communication Sciences and Disorders, General

3%

35 Graduates

Academics

C+
Professors
StudentsProfessors15:115:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

15

Number of Library Books

186,860

Academic Spend per Student

$10,436

Full-time Retention Rate

84%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$33,400/Year

Harding University

$33,400

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$33,400

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$40,900

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

52%