Harding University

Acceptance Rate 55 %
SAT Average 1,175
Tuition & Fees $22,230
Student Population 4,617
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $10,684

Academic Overview

Harding University Campus, Searcy, AR
Harding University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Searcy, Arkansas. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 tuition & fees are $22,230 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 4,617 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 55% and the graduation rate is 72% 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.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, tuition and fees of Harding University are $22,230. For graduate schools, its 2022 tuition and fees are $11,080 on average.
Harding University 2022 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at Harding. The acceptance rate of Harding is 55% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 71%. The average graduation rate is 72% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $10,684 and 85% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 4,617 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 55 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Harding University is 72 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Harding University is 85 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Harding University is 4,617
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 $10,684 at Harding University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Harding offers 129 major programs through online and on-site education where 19 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
Bachelor's Degree940
Master's Degree3016
Post Master's Degree11
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship11
Doctor's degree - professional practice31

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:3,229)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,076)

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