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    Best in the Southeast

    The Princeton Review names Harding among top schools in the Southeast

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    Welcome to Homecoming

    Join us Oct. 22-24 for tailgating, reunions, a musical and more.

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  • Faith, Learning & Living

    Pursue challenging academics with a Christian perspective.

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    U.S. News ranks HU

    Harding University has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best universities in the South.

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    In Pursuit of Excellence

    Find out how your interests could become your expertise.

    Areas of Study
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    Community of Mission

    Build strong relationships and lifelong friendships.

    Student Life
  • It's Great to be at Harding

    Harding University is a private Christian institution of higher education.

    About Harding

Into the World

Harding students span the globe

Harding University

    Academic Excellence

    We are a private Christian institution of higher education committed to the tradition of the liberal arts and sciences whose faculty is dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service and to their role as models of Christian living.

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    • I want to make a good impression on youth in my community,

      Davon Morgan ,
      College of Sciences

      Davon's story
    • So many students don’t have a positive role model in their life, and I want to be able to help,

      Ann Stewart ,
      College of Education

      Ann's Story
    • The teachers are good about meeting with students and having open office doors to come and talk to them.

      Wesley Bland ,
      Carr College of Nursing

      Wesley's story
    • The teachers want to help you grow as a designer and artist.

      Jennifer Allen ,
      College of Arts & Humanities

      Jennifer's story
    • There really is an opportunity to serve and to be a leader.

      Brady Clark ,
      College of Pharmacy

      Brady's story
    • We're taking our field internationally and reaching out to as many individuals as possible,

      Emily West ,
      College of Allied Health

      Emily's Story
    • The program here has given me a lot of experience.

      Davis Richardson ,
      College of Arts & Humanities

      Davis' story
    • Public administration is a great option for being practical and pragmatic,

      Mary O'briant ,
      College of Arts & Humanities

      Mary's Story
    • They really work to get us connections in great companies.

      Austin White ,
      College of Business Administration

      Austin's story
    • Ensemble groups helped me to become a better musician.

      Carly Taylor ,
      College of Arts & Humanities

      Carly's story

    Our Mission

    We are a community who seeks to support and challenge our students to realize their full potential. Our mission is to provide a quality education that will lead to an understanding and philosophy of life consistent with Christian ideals.

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    Construction projects to begin January 2016


    The University’s board of trustees has approved two major construction projects to be completed by fall 2016.

    Did You Know?

    96 %

    Approximately 96 percent of undergraduate students receive financial aid, with approximately $60 million awarded annually.

    How We Stand

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    Harding has been ranked as a top university in the South for the 21st consecutive year.