Philander Smith College

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School Overview

Philander Smith College is located in Little Rock, Arkansas, and is affiliated with the Methodist Church. This private, historically black school is known for being a school for African Americans; however, though the majority of its students are black, it does accept students of all races. The school has about 850 students with 70% attending full-time.

General Information

Admission Office

One Trudie Kibbe Reed Drive

Little Rock, AR 72202-3718

(501) 370-5221

(800) 446-6772

Fax: (501) 370-5225



Contact: George Gray

Director of Admissions
Main Address

One Trudie Kibbe Reed Drive

Little Rock, AR 72202-3718

(501) 375-9845

www.philander.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 587

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 84%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing
Administrative/Secretarial Services B
Business Administration/Management B

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Science B

Education
Business Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General B

Mathematics
Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics/Computer Science B

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry B

Psychology
Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services
Social Work B

Social Sciences
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Philander Smith College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(501) 375-9845
Website:www.philander.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address:900 W. Daisy Bates Drive, Little Rock, AR 72202-3799
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:765
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):45%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:634 (83% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$12,714
Out-of-state Tuition:$12,714
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$9,380

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Philander Smith College Programs

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education2
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences2
Grand total15

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Philander Smith College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$12,714
Out-of-state$12,714
Books and supplies$1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid170100%
Grant or scholarship aid170100%$9,380
Student loan aid14887%$6,596

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid57799%$10,087
Federal student loans41471%$8,516

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Philander Smith College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Philander Smith College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Philander Smith College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment765
Undergraduate enrollment765
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Philander Smith College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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