2021 Student Population

A total of 4,617 students have enrolled at Harding University - 3,572 undergraduate and 1,045 graduate.
By gender, 2,008 male and 2,609 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 3,874 full-time students and 743 part-time students.
The number of students at Harding University is very large compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Arkansas State University and Arkansas Tech University, its population is very small (average population is 11,423).
Harding University offers online degree/certificate programs and 359 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 2,008 male and 2,609 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.77 to 1 and the ratio is average (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total3,5723,294278
Men1,5891,465124
Women1,9831,829154
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total1,045580465
Men419183236
Women626397229

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 3,667 White students (79.42%) and 271 Black or African American students (5.87%) at Harding University(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Harding University.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Race/Ethnicity at Harding University
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native817
Asian421329
Black or African American1709278
Hispanic1395980
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander550
White2,8631,2401,623
Two or More Races1265472
Race/Ethnicity Unknown1147
Total 3,5721,5891,983
Population by Race/Ethnicity at Harding University
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native927
Asian331320
Black or African American1015447
Hispanic32725
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White804321483
Two or More Races15510
Race/Ethnicity Unknown37829
Total 1,045419626

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At Harding University, 1,087 students (23.54% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 359 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 219 students live in Arkansas where Harding University is located in and 98 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total4,6173,5721,045
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes359123236
Enrolled Some in Online Classes72864385
Not Enrolled in Online Classes3,5302,806724
Online Student Population by Student Location
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total (Enrolled Excl.)359123236
Arkansas Residents21976143
Other State in U.S.982672
Outside of U.S.18180
Unknown24321

Online Enrollment Chart