Philander Smith College

country rank  1610
world rank  5725

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Founded in 1882, Philander Smith College is a non-profit private multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Little Rock (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Arkansas. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Philander Smith College (PSC) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Philander Smith College (PSC) 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. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. PSC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym PSC
Founded 1882 Origins date back to 1877
Colours Green and gold

University Location

Address 900 W Daisy Bates Drive
Little Rock
72202-3799 Arkansas
United States
Tel +1 (501) 375 9845
Fax +1 (501) 370 5225

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Historically Black Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 900 West Daisy Bates Drive
Little Rock 72202
5013705280
800 446 6772

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org

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Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Philander Smith College's Library
Philander Smith College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 67,365 physical volumes, 4,944 physical media, 3,977 digital/electronic medium and 51 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Philander Smith College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 630 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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