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Harding, founded in 1924, is a private university with religious orientation. Its 200-acre campus is located in Searcy, 50 miles northeast of Little Rock.

Website: www.harding.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,974
Undergraduate
Students
(53.9%) 2,141 Women
(46.1%) 1,833 Men
1,147
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
68% of 1,927 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.64
SAT Math
520-640 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
540-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$32,984
Tuition and Fees
$21,540
Room and Board
$7,438
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Freshman Award
$15,423
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$30,737
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
305
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 12% of classes
50-99 students: 8% of classes
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Campus Life

Searcy Population
23,525
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Little Rock
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
91% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Bison
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.9% Asian
4.7% Black/African-American
4.0% Hispanic/Latino
3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
86.5% White
0.1% Unknown
International Students
5.9% from 49 countries
First-Year Students Returning
85.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
45.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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