Harding Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

Harding University is ranked 100th in National Universities and 1st in Arkansas Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Harding University by comparing key academic facts to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.
  • It has average tuition & fees of $21,540.
  • The acceptance rate (61%) is average.
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,165 SAT, 25 ACT) is average.
  • It has very large number of students of 5,121.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (124 programs).
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National Universities
#100 in National Universities
Arkansas Colleges
#1 in Arkansas Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Harding are $21,540 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Harding University $21,540

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $26,737

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas $21,028

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of Harding are $11,928 and it is very inexpensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Harding University $11,928

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $18,688

4-Years Colleges $18,848

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas $23,943

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Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Harding is 61% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Harding University 61%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 66%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 58%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of Harding is 71% and the yield is much higher (highly eager to enroll) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Harding University 71%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 35%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 41%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at Harding is 1,165 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Harding University 1,165

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 1,132

4-Years Colleges 1,124

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 1,093

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at Harding is 25 and it is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Harding University 25

All U.S. Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 69

4-Years Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 70

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Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Harding is 69% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Harding University 69%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 56%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 46%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Harding is 85% and it is extremely higher (most students continue to attend) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Harding University 85%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 65%

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Student Population

The total student population at Harding is 5,121 and its population very large compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Harding University 5,121

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 2,477

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 1,115

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Harding is $10,789 which is 50.09% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Harding University $10,789

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $16,488

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas $13,564

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Harding is 16 to 1 and the ratio is extremely higher (many students per class/faculty) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Harding University 16 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 12 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 13 to 1

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Number of Programs

Harding offers 124 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Harding University 124

All U.S. Colleges 37

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 45

4-Years Colleges 58

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 33

Number of Online Programs

Harding offers 19 online programs and it means very diverse online programs compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Harding University 19

All U.S. Colleges 13

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 12

4-Years Colleges 15

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 8

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