Harding Named Among Top Schools in Southeast

AUGUST 23, 2006 - Posted at 3:41 p.m. CDT

SEARCY, AR - The Princeton Review has included Harding University in Searcy in its top 146 listings of schools receiving the Best Southeastern College designation.

Aimed at providing prospective students with a picture of what life is like at Harding, the ranking is based on statistical and student opinion-based narrative information.  According to publisher Robert Franek, "We believe these schools uphold the standards of our Best Southeastern College distinction and provide students with a wide breadth of excellent schools to consider."

The survey asked Harding students 80 questions about academics, campus life, student body and themselves.  The narrative profile includes extensive and candid feedback about what surveyed students think of Harding.

Schools in twelve states were considered for selection.

Harding is the largest private university in Arkansas.  Enrollment this year is expected to top 6,100, which will include students from all 50 states and more than 45 countries.