Harding University

Acceptance Rate 44.99 %
SAT Average 1,160
2023 Tuition & Fees $23,148
Student Population 4,973
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $12,213

Academic Overview

Harding University Campus, Searcy, AR
Harding University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Searcy, Arkansas. It is a Doctoral/Research University by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
Harding University is one of 19 colleges affiliated with Churches of Christ.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $23,148 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $13,047.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 4,973 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 44.99% and the graduation rate is 67% last year.
The salary after graduation from Harding University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $47,000. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Harding's tuition & fees is $23,148. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $13,047.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Harding. The acceptance rate of Harding is 44.99% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 78.99%. The average graduation rate is 67% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $12,213 and 90% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 4,973 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Harding University is 44.99 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Harding University is 67 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Harding University is 84 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Harding University is 4,973
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Harding University is 16 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $12,213 at Harding University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, AR 72149-5615
Online Applicationwww.harding.edu/admissions/howtoapply.html
Financial Aidwww.harding.edu/finaid/
Net Price Calculatorwww.harding.edu/admissions/npc.html
Veterans Tuitionwww.harding.edu/registrar/va.html
Disability Servicewww.harding.edu/academics/academic-support/disabilityservices

Offered Degrees

Harding offers 141 major programs through online and on-site education where 2 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Doctorate (Research)20
Doctorate (Practical)30
Post-Master's Certificate10

Special Learning Opportunities

Harding University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,867)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,658)

Veterans Benefits

Harding University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges