University named among top schools in SoutheastHarding University is one of the best colleges in the Southeast,
according to the nationally recognized education services company, The
Princeton Review. Harding is one of 135 institutions the organization
recommends in its “Best in the Southeast” section of its website
feature, “2012 Best Colleges: Region by Region” that posted Aug. 1,
2011, on PrincetonReview.com.
Says Robert Franek, Princeton Review's senior vice president and
publisher, “We're pleased to recommend Harding University to users of
our site as one of the best schools to earn their undergraduate
degree. We chose it and the other terrific institutions we name as
'regional best' colleges mainly for their excellent academic programs.
From several hundred schools in each region, we winnowed our list
based on institutional data we collected directly from the schools,
our visits to schools over the years, and the opinions of our staff,
plus college counselors and advisers whose recommendations we invite.
We also take into account what students at the schools reported to us
about their campus experiences at them on our 80-question student
survey for this project. Only schools that permit us to independently
survey their students are eligible to be considered for our regional
The colleges The Princeton Review chose for its "Best in the
Southeast" designation are located in 12 states including Alabama,
Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North
Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. The
Princeton Review also designated 220 colleges in the Northeast, 153 in
the Midwest, and 121 in the West as best in their locales on the
company’s "2012 Best Colleges: Region by Region" lists. Collectively,
the 629 colleges named "regional best(s)" constitute about 25 percent
of the nation's 2,500 four-year colleges.
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