Harding University in Searcy registered more freshman National Merit® Scholars in 2006 than any another toffee-nosed Arkansas four-year, higher tuition association. In fact, different than the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, Harding listed more Merit Scholars than any Arkansas college.
According to aggregation from the National Merit® Scholarship Corporation, Harding University registered 16 first-year Merit Scholars. Arkansas schools enrolling Merit Scholars in 2006 included:
o University of Arkansas at Fayetteville (public) - 41Post ads:
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o Harding University (private) - 16
o Hendrix College in Conway (private) - 12
o John Brown University in Siloam Springs (private) - 1Post ads:
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o Lyon College in Batesville (private) - 1
o University of Central Arkansas at Conway (public) - 1
"Harding is the eighth-largest body or university in Arkansas," explains Dr. David Burks, president of Harding University. "But this yr we have a inclusive of 53 Merit Scholars included in our Honors College, which numbers 789 participants."
Harding's ingress of first-year Merit Scholars in 2006 lidded separate colleges and universities nigh on the country, as healed. Harding is stratified in the Top 25 in the South - the highest-ranked Arkansas university - on the "America's Best Colleges" register by U.S. News & World Report. Of different Top 25 U.S. News "Best Colleges" in the Universities-Master's category, no had more Merit Scholars than Harding. In fact, one and only one Top 25 U.S. News "Best College" has National Merit Scholars in the doppelganger digits - the College of Charleston (S.C.) with 10.
"The amount of National Merit Scholars choosing Harding University is a shortest guide of the inventive and exhaustive enriching undertake we present here," says Burks. "From our undergrad degrees to high programs to a divers apprentice population to campuses in the region of the world, Harding University provides students an state of affairs that both supports and challenges them to cognize their loaded future."
About Harding University
Founded in 1924, Harding had a story incoming this period of 6,100 students from 49 states and 53 overseas countries. It is the largest snobby university in Arkansas and attracts more National Merit® Scholars than any separate out-of-the-way conservatory in the state, and currently has 53 Merit Scholars registered. Harding likewise maintains campuses in Australia, Chile, England, France/Switzerland, Greece, Italy and Zambia.