Philander Smith College Rankings

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In the World#5850 of 14178
In North America#1536 of 2629
In the United States#1456 of 2528
In Arkansas#17 of 24
In Little Rock#3 of 4

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
35%
Avg. cost to attend
$13,783 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
996
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Philander Smith College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

866 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

14 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Philander Smith College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American918 (92%)
Nonresident Alien34 (3%)
Two or more races18 (2%)
Hispanic10 (1%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown8 (0.8%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.3%)
White3 (0.3%)
Asian1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$13,783/year
Average aid awarded
$12,505
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$13,987
$30-48K$13,873
$48-75K$13,662
$75-110K$17,836
$110K+$13,756

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$11,804
Tuition in-state$11,804
Tuition out-of-state$11,804
Fee in-district$1,210
Fee in-state$1,210
Fee out-of-state$1,210

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity635
Combined charge for room and board$8,250
Room charge$5,192
Meal charge$3,058

Philander Smith College Majors

MajorBachelor's
Business Administration and Management, General29
Social Work9
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General9
Psychology, General7
Biology & Biological Sciences, General7
Computer Science4
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration4
Early Childhood Education and Teaching3
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General3
Sociology3
Chemistry, General1
Political Science and Government, General1
Mathematics, General1
Grand Total81
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate44%54%39%
  • Full-time retention rate - 66%

Publications & Citations

Publications
95
Citations
1,258

Publication count by topic

Physics
29
Computer science
14
Medicine
9
Psychology
6
Political science
4
Biology
3
Mathematics
3
Business
2
Chemistry
2
Sociology
2
Philosophy
1
Geography
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Physics2597402
Computer science3757325
Sociology394120
Political science41929
Mathematics488035
Medicine493691
Biology512389
Business51478
Psychology554419
Chemistry60406

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199100
199200
199300
199400
199500
199600
199700
199810
199900
200010
200103
200201
200301
200401
200510
200610
200719
2008313
2009326
2010928
2011143
2012553
2013783
20148119
2015691
2016292
201710133
20186106
20197122
2020269

General info

Alternative namesPSC
Founded1882
WikipediaPhilander Smith College
Colorsgreen, gold
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff171
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address900 W. Daisy Bates Drive
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72202-3799
United States
City population194,000
Phone5013759845
Fax+1 (501) 370 5225

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