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    Wherever you’re from, whoever you are, you can pursue your meaning and purpose here.

    Our Mission
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    We have more than 110 majors, 14 preprofessional programs and more than 40 graduate and professional programs taught by Christian faculty who care deeply for students.

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    College is a team sport. This supportive culture brings out the very best in all of us.

    Student Life
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    Schedule your visit today to get a firsthand look at our caring culture, close-knit community and commitment to academic excellence, all rooted in the cause of Christ.

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Our Mission

Harding University is a Christ-centered community united by a bold mission: to provide a quality education that will lead to an understanding and philosophy of life consistent with Christian ideals.

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  • Hands-on learning helps me to make mistakes in a safe environment where I can learn from them now and do better in the future.

    Halle Miller

    Meet Halle
  • Harding does an amazing job at educating students in a really well-rounded way.

    Thomas Marshall

    Meet Thomas
  • The most special thing about Harding is the community and culture that the students have cultivated.

    Lydia Black

    Meet Lydia
  • All my professors not only helped me with my teaching but also helped me grow my faith.

    Chenyang (Hope) Li

    Meet Hope
  • I decided to join a club freshman year to meet people I may not have had the chance to interact with.

    Spencer Strasser

    Meet Spencer
  • Exploring New York City in small groups on our own gave us the confidence to go there and be successful in a major market like this.

    Madison Meyer

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  • You are loved. You are worthy. Not because I say so, but because he does.

    Noah Jordan

    Meet Noah
  • I started in the Honors College my freshman year because I wanted a challenge.

    Mary Grace Golden

    Meet Mary Grace


​The University provides students the opportunity to study in more than 110 academic majors, more than 40 graduate and professional programs, and 14 preprofessional programs.

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Student Life

​Students can cultivate friendships and interests with 120 academic and professional organizations and 31 social clubs. Ranging from the arts, music, politics, business, diversity, children, missions, service, and the environment, the clubs on campus offer a variety of interests to explore.

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  • I fell in love with Jesus in Bible class my first semester.

    Madeline Rubio

    Meet Madeline
  • Harding’s nursing program is daunting, but everything was relevant and important.

    Brandon Johnson

    Meet Brandon
  • The amount of opportunities that COBA and Harding in general have presented me have been more than I would have hoped for.

    Kayla Reed

    Meet Kayla


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