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COLLEGE PROFILE

Harding University

Searcy, AR

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$27,938
Tuition and Fees
$17,670
Room and Board
$6,668
Books and Supplies
$900
Other Expenses
$2,700
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan, prepayment discount

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mail
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline April 15
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001097
Free

PROFILE OF 2013-14 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants895 (86.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need652 (72.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid648 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met262 (40.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met83%
Average Award$16,450
Need-Based Gift
Received by 638 (98.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,749
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 447 (69.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,185
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 128 (19.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift224 (21.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,269
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants3,185 (71.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need2,535 (57.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,518 (99.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met865 (34.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met72%
Average Award$15,108
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,321 (92.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,837
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,939 (77.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,563
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 420 (16.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift551 (12.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,157
Borrowing
2014 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
63%
Average Indebtedness of
2014 Graduates
$24,120
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
8.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
2.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State LoansAvailable
Other LoansCollege/university loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, State scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Leadership scholarships, Religious affiliation scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Engineering/Technologies, English, Health Fields, Religion/Biblical Studies, Communication, Computer Science
Number of Awards
2,358
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Computer Science, Communication, Religion/Biblical Studies, English, Health Fields, Engineering/Technologies
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music
Number of Awards
218
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Music, Journalism/Publications, Debating
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
97
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, International Students, Relatives of Clergy, Siblings of Current Students
Number of Awards
559
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Children of Faculty/Staff, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, Siblings of Current Students, International Students, Relatives of Clergy
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$780
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.41 3.56 600 660 640 25
Low 2.75 2.75 590 600 640 16
High 4.00 4.30 610 720 640 32
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Annual Survey of Colleges 2015, copyright © 2015 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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