Harding University Graduate Schools

Harding University (referred to as Harding) is a Private, 4 years school located in Searcy, AR. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Harding University is $11,080 in average. The school has 1,045 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,617 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Harding University (referred to as Harding) is a Private, 4 years school located in Searcy, AR. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1954 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Harding Directory Information
School NameHarding University (Harding)
Address915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, AR 72149-5615
Phone501-279-4000
Webhttps://www.harding.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.harding.edu/admissions/howtoapply.html
Financial Infohttps://www.harding.edu/finaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Harding University is $11,080 in average. The school has 1,045 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,617 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 141 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 2 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$11,080
Student Population1,045
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs141 graduate programs
(2 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Harding University is $11,080 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $642.
Harding University offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
Harding University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)2 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Harding University is $11,080. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -7.11% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$15,514$500
2018-2019$17,760$500
2019-2020$13,372$520
2020-2021$11,388$540
2021-2022$10,540$540
The graduate school tuition & fees of Harding is inexpensive compared to private graduate schools in Arkansas. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Arkansas graduate tuition is $13,797 (public) / $20,995 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Harding University$11,080
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Arkansas Graduate Schools$11,438$15,858
Public$7,760$13,797
Private$20,995
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $11,108 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Harding University. On-campus living costs are increased by 3.43% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $11,108. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.43% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$6,894$2,496$6,894$2,496
2018-2019$7,004$2,622$7,004$2,622
2019-2020$7,170$2,806$7,170$2,806
2020-2021$7,460$3,280$7,460$3,280
2021-2022$7,718$3,390$7,718$3,390
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $642 at Harding University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.42% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$679
2018-2019$740
2019-2020$742
2020-2021$633
2021-2022$642
Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Harding University.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Harding University
TuitionFees
Pharmacy$20,900$2,500

Graduate Programs at Harding

Harding University offers 37 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 390 students have completed their study at Harding University.
Offered Degrees at Harding University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree312298
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship208
Doctor's degree - other3084
Post Master's Degree100
Total372390
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Harding University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Family Practice Nurse/Nursing program with 0 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services program with 51 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Pharmacy program with 51 completers.
Harding University offers 37 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 390 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 298 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 84 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 15 completers-
Information Science/Studies15-
Education [+] 122 completers-
Education4-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Educational Leadership and Administration6$57,400
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration2-
Superintendency and Educational System Administration4-
Special Education and Teaching12-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs4-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services26$39,300
Elementary Education and Teaching10-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching5-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels34-
Reading Teacher Education14-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor1-
Education (other)0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 0 completers-
Spanish Language and Literature0-
English Language and Literature [+] 0 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 0 completers-
General Studies0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Behavioral Sciences0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 1 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science1-
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 26 completers-
Bible/Biblical Studies0-
Theology/Theological Studies2-
Divinity/Ministry23-
Pastoral Studies/Counseling1-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Fine/Studio Arts0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 90 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist28-
Physician Assistant35-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling4-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing23-
Business [+] (1 completers) 44 completers-
Business Administration and Management44$75,100
History [+] 0 completers-
History0-
Total298
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 8 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration8-
Total8
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 3 completers-
Divinity/Ministry3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 81 completers-
Pharmacy46-
Physical Therapy/Therapist35-
Total84
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at Harding

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,045 students enrolled into Harding University graduate schools where it has total 4,617 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 580 full-time and 465 part-time graduate students. By gender, 419 male and 626 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,045419626
Full-time580183397
Part-tme465236229
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 804 White (76.94%), 101 Black/African American (9.67%), 32 Hispanic (3.06%), 33 Asian (3.16%), and 75 students with other races. 14 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,045419626
American Indian/Native American927
Asian331320
Black/African American1015447
Hispanic32725
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White804321483
Two More15510
Un-Known37829
Non-resident Alien1495
Harding University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 236 graduate students (22.58% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 85 graduate students (8.13% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,045
Enrolled Online Exclusively236
Enrolled Some Online Courses85
Not in Online Courses724

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