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Harding University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Searcy, AR

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$32,984
Tuition and Fees
$21,540
Room and Board
$7,438
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$2,806
Payment Plans
Prepayment plan, installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 2
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001097
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
682 (84.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
530 (77.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
530 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
110 (20.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$15,423
Need-Based Gift
Received by 523 (98.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,213
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 368 (69.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,446
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 76 (14.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
246 (30.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,901

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,554 (72.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,062 (80.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,051 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
325 (15.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
78%
Average Award
$14,039
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,908 (93.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,857
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,598 (77.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,393
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 239 (11.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,133 (32.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,394

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
68%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$30,737
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
16.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
14.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Special achievements/activities

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Communication, Computer Science, Engineering/Technologies, English, Home Economics, Religion/Biblical Studies
Number of Awards
3,348
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
642
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
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
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$875

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