Graduate Programs Overview

Harding University is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Searcy, Arkansas. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $11,080 in average for all students.

It offers thirty-nine graduate programs: 30 Master's, 7 Doctorate, 2 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 288 students have been conferred Master's degree and 87 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameHarding University
Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Address915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, AR
Graduate School Students1,045 students
236 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$11,080
Student to Faculty14:1 (7.14%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 39 Graduate Programs
30 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 2 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Harding University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $11,080 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $586.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$586
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$7,718 (On-Campus) / $7,718 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,390 (On-Campus) / $3,390 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$23,388
Off-Campus Total$23,388
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees$16,014$18,260$13,892$11,928$11,080

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Harding University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 39 major areas - 29 Master's (1 online programs), 5 Doctorate , 1 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Theology And Religious Vocations
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 4,617 students enrolled in Harding University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,045 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 419 male and 626 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 580 full-time and 465 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 236 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 85 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students419
Women Students626
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students580
Part-time Students465
By race/ethnicity 804 White, 101 Black, and 33 Asian students are attending at Harding University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races15
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Harding University, 236 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 85 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,045
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses236
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses85
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses724
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses236
Arkansas Resident143
Other State In U.S.93
Outside of U.S.0

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