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Harding University

HU 12256
915 E. Market Ave.

Searcy, AR 72149
(501) 279-4274 (Main Phone)


Statement of Affiliation Status Click here for definitions...

Chief Executive Officer: Dr. Bruce McLarty, President
Name change notes: Harding College to Harding University (1979)
HLC Institution ID: 1021
Current Accreditation Status: Accredited
Accreditation Date(s): 03/26/1954

Summary of Commission Review

Last Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2004 - 2005

Next Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2014 - 2015

Last Date of Information Change: 09/11/2013

Control: Private NFP
Degrees Awarded (details below): Bachelors, Doctors, Masters, Specialist

Organizational Profile Click here for definitions...

Enrollment Headcount (last updated: 04/15/2015)
  Full-Time                       Part-Time
Undergraduate: 4,165   320
Graduate: 682   892
Dual enrollment (high school) programs:   64  

Degree Programs (last updated: 04/15/2015)
  Programs Offered   Degrees Awarded in Last Reported Year
Associate Degrees 0   0
Bachelors Degrees 95   862
Masters Degrees 21   355
Specialist Degrees 2   23
Doctoral Degrees 4   90
Certificate Programs (last updated: 04/15/2015)
  Programs Offered   Certificates Awarded in Last Reported Year
Certificates 0   0

Off-Campus Activities (last updated: 07/07/2014)

In-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   Clarksville Junior High School - Clarksville, AR; El Dorado - El Dorado, AR; Mountain Home - Mountain Home, AR; Nashville - Nashville, AR; North Little Rock Professional Center - North Little Rock, AR; Pine Bluff/Watson Chapel High School - Pine Bluff, AR; Northwest Arkansas Professional Center - Rogers, AR;
Out-of-State:   Campuses:   Harding School of Theology - Memphis, TN;
    Additional Locations:   None.
Out-of-U.S.:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.