Harding University

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Harding University

915 E. Market Ave.
Searcy
AR
72143
School Setting Town: Distant: Territory inside an urban cluster that is more than 10 miles and less than or equal to 35 miles from an urbanized area.
Geographic RegionSoutheast AL AR FL GA KY LA MS NC SC TN VA WV
PresidentBruce McLarty
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is NOT part of a system or corporate entity
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPrivate not-for-profit (religious affiliation) - Churches of Christ
Dual credit Yes
Calendar system Semester
A calendar system that consists of two semesters during the academic year with about 16 weeks for each semester of instruction. There may be an additional summer session.
Admission test scores Required

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 6,769
Number of Men 2,701
Number of Women 4,068
Percentage Women60%
Percentage Men40 %
Full-time Students 4716
Part-time Students 2053
Number of Applicants 2,477
Number of Admitted 1,849
Admissions Rate 75%
Full-time Retention Rate (2012) 81%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 17 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
yesPrepaid tuition plan
yesTuition payment plan
In-state Tuition $14,790
Books and Supplies $900
On Campus Room and Board $6,192
In-state Fees $450
Out of State Tuition $450
Application Fee $40
Estimated Total$22,822

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 88%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$9,174
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 30%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $4,256
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 27%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $3,920
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 57%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $7,528
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Degrees

The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yesBachelor’s Degree
yesMaster’s Degree
yesPost-Master’s Degree
yesDoctor’s Degree – research/scholarship
yesDoctor’s Degree – professional practice

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Business Administration and Management, General137
Education, General83
General Studies76
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services64
Early Childhood Education and Teaching56
Pharmacy55
Psychology, General54
Bible/Biblical Studies47
Kinesiology and Exercise Science44
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse41
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General38
Accounting38
Physician Assistant30
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching26
Information Technology25

Degrees Awarded by Level

Bachelor's Degree937
Master's Degree237
Doctor's Dgree - professional practice (new degree classification)55

Additional Services

yesWeekend/evening college
yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers

Sports and Athletics

yesNational Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
yesNCAA or NAIA member for football - Great American Conference
yesNCAA or NAIA member for basketball - Great American Conference
yesNCAA or NAIA member for baseball - Great American Conference
yesNCAA or NAIA member for cross country/track - Great American Conference

Institution’s internet website address http://www.harding.edu
Disclaimer
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.