Tuition & Fees

$8,116

$14,956

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,416
Declined + 1,370
Total Received 3,786
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Public

3,099

undergraduate students

428

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Education
  3. General Studies
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Codes

SAT 6272
ACT 0126

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
25%
400-499
71%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
11%
500-599
25%
400-499
60%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
30-36
10%
24-29
26%
18-23
42%
12-17
21%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
30%
18-23
41%
12-17
27%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
31%
18-23
45%
12-17
20%
6-11
0
Below 6
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 3,527
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: 10,716), 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
50%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
86%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/4
9%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
25%
400-499
71%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
11%
500-599
25%
400-499
60%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
30-36
10%
24-29
26%
18-23
42%
12-17
21%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
30%
18-23
41%
12-17
27%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
31%
18-23
45%
12-17
20%
6-11
0
Below 6
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

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,416
Declined + 1,370
Total Received 3,786

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 $6,450
Room & board $6,800
Additional fees $1,666
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $16,516
Average Financial Aid - $10,424
Total with Avg. Aid $6,092

Financial Aid

53%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,424

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,861,132
State $285,148
Institutional $0
Other external $0
Total $8,146,280

Non-need-based

Federal $442,464
State $4,248,288
Institutional $6,794,157
Other external $1,625,218
Total $13,110,127

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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
Athletic Training
Aviation
Biology
Business Administration
Business Information Systems
Chemistry
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communications
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Developmental Therapy
Early Childhood Development
Education
Educational Leadership
Educational Technology Leadership
Elementary Education
Engineering Physics
English
Family/Consumer Sciences
General Studies
History
Human Services
Innovative Media
Liberal Arts
Mass Media Communication
Mathematics
Medical Technology
Middle Level Education
Music
Nursing
Physical Education/Wellness/Leisure
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Radiography
Recreation
School Counseling
Social Sciences
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Sports Administration
Studio Art
Theatre Arts
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Undergraduate

88%

3,099
students

Female
57%
1,767

Male
43%
1,332

Graduate

12%

428
students

Female
70%
299

Male
30%
129

undergraduateFull-time

88%

2,747
students

Female
58%
1,566

Male
42%
1,181

undergraduatePart-time

12%

352
students

Female
58%
201

Male
42%
151

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
24%
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
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

45%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

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 23
Countries most often represented Belgium
Canada
Saudi Arabia
Turkey
Uzbekistan
Zimbabwe
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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