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Philander Smith College

Little Rock, AR 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate52%

About Philander Smith College

Philander Smith College is a private, religious college in the city of Little Rock, Arkansas. Philander Smith College was founded in 1877. The college currently enrolls around 432 students per year, including 799 undergrads.

Philander Smith College Acceptance Rate

It is not difficult to get into Philander Smith College. The acceptance rate at Philander Smith College is 52%. In 2018, 3,330 students applied to Philander Smith College and 1,730 were admitted.

Philander Smith College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 52%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.0
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 11%

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Philander Smith College is located in the city of Little Rock, Arkansas,.

If you are interested in seeing Philander Smith College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 30/Interstate 40 to Little Rock, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bill and Hillary Clinton National/Adams Field.

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College Info

900 West Daisy Bates Drive Little Rock, AR 72202-3799

Campus Setting: Urban

Philander Smith College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Philander Smith College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Philander Smith College is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at Philander Smith College is like? There are approximately 432 students enrolled at Philander Smith College, including 799 undergraduate students and -367 graduate students. 12% percent of students attend school full-time, 42% percent are from AR and 58% percent of students are from other states.


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