Harding UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Searcy, Arkansas Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$20,735

Avg tuition

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About Harding University

Harding University is a small private university located on a rural campus in Searcy, Arkansas. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,879, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 61%. The university offers 94 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 69%, and a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. Tuition and fees for students are $20,735.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

61% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 61%

Retention Rate 85%

Graduation Rate 69%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1060-1270

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 21-29

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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56%

Female Student Population

15:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

5k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

81%

Black

6%

Non-U.S. Citizen

5%

Hispanic

4%

Two or more races

3%

Asian

2%

Unknown

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

23% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

24%

State Grant Aid

23%

Institution Grant Aid

96%

Pell Grant

23%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,742
State Grant Aid $2,252
Institution Grant Aid $9,281
Pell Grant Aid $4,479
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.