Harding University

Is Harding a Good School for the Money?

Harding University Value Report

Is a Harding degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Within Arkansas, Harding is a Great Quality for a Great Price.

Top 15% Arkansas Value
Top 15% Arkansas Quality

Harding University is ranked #3 out of #20 in Arkansas for quality and #2 out of #19 for Arkansas value.

This makes it a great quality and a great value in the state.

State Value Ranking  2 out of 19
Great Value
State Value Score  89.47 out of 100
Great Value

Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the Harding financial aid page to be sure.

Very Good Value Nationwide

Top 5% National Value
Top 25% National Quality

Harding University is ranked #23 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

The quality education Harding University provides combined with keeping costs low makes this school underpriced and a great value. That's why Harding earned their #23 ranking on the Best Colleges for the Money Ranking.

National Value Ranking  23 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  98.44 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Harding University $98,027 A+
Saint Vincent College $111,491 A+
Appalachian State University $113,461 A+
New College of Florida $115,074 A+
University of Houston $129,674 A
Ramapo College of New Jersey $145,943 B
University of Saint Joseph $159,934 C
University of Arizona $172,239 D+
Seton Hall University $172,959 D+
University of Massachusetts - Lowell $173,154 D+
Pratt Institute - Main $241,875 F

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $98,027 for a Harding Degree

The average Harding student's degree will cost an estimated $98,027. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $22,535 and a typical 4.35 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $22,535
Average Years to Graduate 4.35
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $98,027

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average Harding net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on Harding cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$90,989 In-State With Aid
$137,921 Avg Cost No Aid
4.35 Years to Graduate

The net price YOU pay may be very different than the typical net price.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Harding.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $137,921 #23 A+
All Students $98,027 #23 A+
Only Students Receiving Aid $90,989 #31 A+
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $137,921 #2 A
All Students $98,027 #2 A
Only Students Receiving Aid $90,989 #2 A

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Arkansas.

About 99% of Harding students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Harding financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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