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COLLEGE PROFILE

Harding University

Searcy, AR

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$27,156
Tuition and Fees
$17,040
Room and Board
$6,516
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 2012-13 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants907 (89.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need661 (72.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid655 (99.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met268 (40.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met84%
Average Award$16,314
Need-Based Gift
Received by 646 (98.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,308
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 453 (69.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,395
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 126 (19.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift235 (23.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,016
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants3,141 (78.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need2,459 (61.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,436 (99.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met724 (29.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met73%
Average Award$14,381
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,263 (92.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,615
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,863 (76.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,890
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 407 (16.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift568 (14.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,042
Borrowing
2013 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
50%
Average Indebtedness of
2013 Graduates
$26,551
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
8.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
1.0%

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
Communication, Computer Science, Engineering/Technologies, English, Health Fields, Religion/Biblical Studies
Number of Awards
2,268
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
217
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
92
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
537
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
$785
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.40 3.60       21
Low 2.57 3.20       16
High 4.00 4.00       26
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Annual Survey of Colleges 2014, copyright © 2014 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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