Harding University

country rank  595
world rank  1648

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University Overview

Founded in 1924, Harding University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Searcy (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Arkansas. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): North Little Rock, Rogers, Memphis, Athens, London, Brisbane, Vina del Mar, Florence. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Harding University (HU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Restorationist religion. Harding University (HU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 94 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. HU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Acronym HU
Founded 1924
Motto Developing Christian Servants
Colours Black and gold

University Location

Address 915 E. Market Avenue
Searcy (population range: 10,000-49,999)
72143 Arkansas
United States
T +1 (501) 279 4000
F +1 (501) 279 4129
Other locations North Little Rock, Rogers, Memphis, Athens, London, Brisbane, Vina del Mar, Florence

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 915 E. Market Avenue, HU Box 12255
Searcy 72149-5615
+1 (501) 279 4407
800 477 4407

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Restorationist Christian-Restorationist Church of Christ - www.church-of-christ.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Harding University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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