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Philander Smith College

Little Rock, AR, USA
3.93 Average Rating

Philander Smith College is a private, historically black institution established in Little Rock, Arkansas. Philander is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and holds chapel on a weekly basis, which freshmen are required to attend. The college is founded on social justice and is home to a Social Justice Institute which sponsors local events and houses resources for students to develop as leaders for change. First-time freshmen have the opportunity to enroll in the school’s S.T.A.R.T. Summer Bridge Program, which provides students with a six-week head start before the fall semester begins.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • United Methodist
  • HBCU
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In-State Students
45%
Out-Of-State Students
49%

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
765
Total Number of Undergrads
765
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
24%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
39%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$15,676
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$12,714
Out-of-State Tuition
$12,714
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$9,380
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
38%
62%
Student Organizations
20
Size of Town
Small city
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$26,800
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What Students Are Saying

3.93 Average Rating
Philander Smith College is a private HBCU in the capital city of Little Rock, Arkansas. This school has an intimate setting with small classes and teachers who care about the students' success. If one plans to attend Philander, they will get a grade a top of the line education.
Charisma from A, AR
I really like this school and the atmosphere here. This is a place where you can actually talk with administrators not the voice mail. This is a friendly campus and we are like a family here!!!
Quartez from Memphis, TN

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