Tuition & Fees

$8,311

$9,961

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,106
Declined + 1,282
Total Received 3,388
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Public

3,052

undergraduate students

499

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. General Studies
  3. Education
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Codes

SAT 6272
ACT 0126

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
18%
500-599
21%
400-499
58%
300-399
0
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
30%
400-499
39%
300-399
9%
30-36
5%
24-29
30%
18-23
50%
12-17
15%
6-11
0
30-36
9%
24-29
28%
18-23
42%
12-17
20%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
31%
18-23
42%
12-17
25%
6-11
0
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School Facts

Henderson State University, founded in 1890, is a public liberal arts institution. Its 163-acre campus is located in Arkadelphia, 68 miles from Little Rock.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 3,551
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

Arkadelphia, AR

151-acre campus in Arkadelphia (population: 10,649), 68 miles from Little Rock. Served by bus and train; air serves Little Rock.

Henderson State University
1100 Henderson Street
Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
86%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
18%
500-599
21%
400-499
58%
300-399
0
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
30%
400-499
39%
300-399
9%
30-36
5%
24-29
30%
18-23
50%
12-17
15%
6-11
0
30-36
9%
24-29
28%
18-23
42%
12-17
20%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
31%
18-23
42%
12-17
25%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline July 15 (priority deadline)
August 18
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements ACT only Recommended

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,106
Declined + 1,282
Total Received 3,388

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact


P: 800 228-7333
F: 870 230-5066
admissions@hsu.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,630
Room $3,200
Board $3,000
Additional fees $1,681
Books & supplies $1,800
Total $16,311
Average Financial Aid - $8,719
Total with Avg. Aid $7,592

Financial Aid

67%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,719

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,922,347
State
Institutional
Other external
Total $6,922,347

Non-need-based

Federal
State $4,063,326
Institutional $8,727,486
Other external $2,023,218
Total $14,814,030

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
softball
swimming
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great American Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Reddie
School colors
red and gray
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Advanced Instructional Studies
Art Education
Aviation
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communications
Computer Science
Computer Science/Business Technology Education
Criminal Justice
Developmental Therapy
Early Childhood Development
Education
Educational Leadership
Educational Studies Elementary
Educational Studies Middle Level
Educational Technology Leadership
Elementary Education
Engineering Physics
English
Family/Consumer Sciences
Health Science
Health/Human Performance
Health/Physical Education
History
Human Services
Innovative Media
Integrated Studies
Liberal Arts
Mass Media Communication
Mathematics
Medical Technology
Middle Level Education
Music
Nursing
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Radiography
Recreation
School Counseling
Social Science Education
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Sports Administration
Studio Art
Theatre Arts
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Undergraduate

86%

3,052
students

Female
57%
1,741

Male
43%
1,311

Graduate

14%

499
students

Female
70%
348

Male
30%
151

undergraduateFull-time

91%

2,791
students

Female
57%
1,589

Male
43%
1,202

undergraduatePart-time

9%

261
students

Female
59%
152

Male
41%
109

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
23%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

47%

Transfer applicants accepted

58%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 3.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: fifth day of semester

Spring: fifth day of semester

Summer: first day of session

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Note-taking services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 25
Countries most often represented Cameroon
Canada
Saudi Arabia
Zimbabwe
The Bahamas
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Drew Smith
Director, International Student Program
870 230-5466
smithc@hsu.edu

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