Harding University Ranked as Top College for Teacher Education

 Harding University was recognized as a top college for teacher education by the Online College Database. The new ranking, “Top Colleges in Arkansas Shaping the Next Generation,” honors the post-secondary institutions in the state that graduated the most education and teaching professionals in 2012.

The Online College Database uses datasets from multiple government and commercial sources, including Integrated Post-secondary Education Data System (IPEDS), National Center for Education Statistics and Carnegie Classification system.

The list included 16 Arkansas schools, and Harding ranked fifth in the number of teachers graduating each year. In addition, Harding ranked second on a list of Arkansas colleges with an annual tuition under $20,000 and an average starting salary more than $30,000.

Harding is the largest private university in Arkansas with 6,295 students. The University also maintains campuses in Australia, Chile,England, France, Greece, Italy and Zambia. For more information visit www.harding.edu