Philander Smith College

NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)


Baccalaureate Colleges--General: These institutions are primarily undergraduate colleges with major emphasis on baccalaureate programs. They award less than half of their baccalaureate degrees in liberal arts fields.

Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification: Students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certifcation or licensure of teachers

900 W. Daisy Bates Drive, Little Rock, AR, 72202-3799

(501) 375-9845

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above 


Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers

Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2012 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11
In District $12,464 $11,910 $9,450
In State $12,464 $11,910 $9,450
Out of State $12,464 $11,910 $9,450
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
On Campus      
Room and Board $8,304 $7,600 $7,200
Other Expenses $3,260 $3,166 $3,116
Off Campus      
Room and Board $9,800 $9,496 $9,098
Other Expenses $4,370 $4,244 $4,176
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses $4,370 $4,244 $4,176

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
88.0% $5,018
State/Local Grant
16.0% $4,431
Institutional Grants
55.0% $7,970
Loans 89.0% $7,228
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.

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