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Harding University

Harding University
915 East Market Avenue
Searcy, AR 72149-0001

Fax number: (501) 279-4865
Screen last updated on: February 2024

The admissions information below is valid for the 2023 academic year.

Contacting the office: 800 477-4407 4407
800 477-4407 4407 (toll free)

Application fee: $50
High school graduation is: required, GED is accepted
Standardized test requirements: SAT I or ACT required
School has formalized early decision program: yes
School has early action program: no
School has concurrent enrollment program for high school: yes

Academic criteria:
  • secondary school report very important
  • class rank important
  • recommendations very important
  • standardized test scores very important
  • essay considered
Nonacademic criteria:
  • interview very important
  • extracurricular activities considered
  • particular talent/ability important
  • character/personal qualities very important
  • alumni/ae relationship considered
  • geographical residence considered
  • state residency considered
  • religious affiliation/commitment not considered
  • minority affiliation not considered
  • volunteer work considered
  • work experience considered
Average secondary school GPA: 3.74
Percent of freshmen who submitted GPA: 99%
Percent of freshmen who submitted class rank: 49%
Average SAT I: 600 verbal, 580 math
Combined SAT I middle 50% range: 1040 - 1290
Average ACT: 25 English, 24 math
Combined ACT middle 50% range: 20 - 28
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted SAT I scores: 28%
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted ACT score: 76%

Number of completed applications received: 2,255
Number of applicants offered admission who enrolled: 1,016
School has a waiting list policy: no
Percent of freshmen who came from out of state: 66%
Admission may be deferred: yes

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