Harding University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
A
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
96%
Undergrads in College Housing
Average Housing Costs
$6,756/ year
Poll
74%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.53 responses
Poll
83%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.106 responses

Food

Campus Food
B-
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$3,918/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 156 responses
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  • Chick-Fil-A
    22%
  • Starbucks
    17%
  • Taco Bell, Chick-Fil-A, Pizza, Rice, Sandwiches
    12%
  • Taco bell, Chick fil a
    12%
  • Midnight Oil
    11%
  • Einstein's Bros Bagels
    10%
  • The Cafeteria (Be creative)
    10%
53%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.53 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
B+
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
C+
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 48 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    31%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    63%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    4%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    2%

Safety

Safety
A+
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
97%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.69 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 44 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    93%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    2%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    2%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    2%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 53 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    38%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    57%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    2%
  • Not very visible.
    4%
  • We have campus police?
    0%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 91 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    4%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    68%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    26%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    1%
Men's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Golf, Basketball, Soccer, Baseball, All Track Combined, Football
Women's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Basketball, Volleyball, Softball, Soccer, All Track Combined

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Music
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 94 responses
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  • All club week, basketball games, concerts
    23%
  • Hanging out with friends
    22%
  • Simply wandering campus
    11%
  • Spring sing
    11%
  • Basketball games
    7%
  • Some kind of devotional every night
    7%
  • Chapel
    5%

Party Scene

Party Scene
D-
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 59 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    0%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    0%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    2%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    5%
  • Parties? What parties?
    93%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 38 responses
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  • Spring sing
    68%
  • Harding does not partake in partying
    18%
  • Harding has a different definition of partying
    13%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
Women in Sororities
38%
of students say they don't have Greek life.74 responses
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