Harding University in Searcy registered more first-year National Merit® Scholars in 2006 than any some other offstage Arkansas four-year, high training association. In fact, other than than the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, Harding registered more than Merit Scholars than any Arkansas school.
According to information from the National Merit® Scholarship Corporation, Harding University registered 16 freshman 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 institute or university in Arkansas," explains Dr. David Burks, president of Harding University. "But this year we have a full of 53 Merit Scholars incorporated in our Honors College, which book 789 participants."
Harding's entrance of first-year Merit Scholars in 2006 screw-topped other colleges and universities say the country, as capably. Harding is graded in the Top 25 in the South - the highest-ranked Arkansas body - on the "America's Best Colleges" document by U.S. News & World Report. Of new Top 25 U.S. News "Best Colleges" in the Universities-Master's category, none had much Merit Scholars than Harding. In fact, one and only one Top 25 U.S. News "Best College" has National Merit Scholars in the identical twin digits - the College of Charleston (S.C.) near 10.
"The cipher of National Merit Scholars choosing Harding University is a direct sign of the one and only and wide-ranging pedagogic go through we speech act here," says Burks. "From our collegian degrees to graduate programs to a mottled educatee people to campuses around the world, Harding University provides students an environment that both supports and challenges them to recognize their engorged approaching."
About Harding University
Founded in 1924, Harding had a diary registration this period of 6,100 students from 49 states and 53 international countries. It is the largest secret university in Arkansas and attracts more National Merit® Scholars than any separate semiprivate institution in the state, and right now has 53 Merit Scholars registered. Harding besides maintains campuses in Australia, Chile, England, France/Switzerland, Greece, Italy and Zambia.