Henderson State University

Arkadelphia, AR

Henderson State University

Arkadelphia, AR

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
5%
24-29
30%
18-23
50%
12-17
15%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,692
Declined 1,380
Total Received 4,072
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Public

3,066

undergraduate students

499

graduate students

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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.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 3,565
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational

151-acre campus in Arkadelphia (population: 10,650), 68 miles from Little Rock. Served by bus and train; air serves Little Rock.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Little Rock
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Bill and Hillary Clinton National/Adams Field

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
43%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Heart and Key
  • Student Government Association
  • Residence Hall Association

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Spring Fling
  • Parent's Weekend
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • Reddie Rides offered at night

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
5%
24-29
30%
18-23
50%
12-17
15%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline July 15
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.23

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,692
Declined 1,380
Total Received 4,072

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

class rank

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 26
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Soccer

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Teacher Education
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Child Development
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Communication, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
English Language and Literature, General
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
General Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Management Information Systems, General
Mathematics, General
Music Performance, General
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Health, Other
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

3,565

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

3,066
students

Female
57%
1,750

Male
43%
1,316

14%

499
students

Female
70%
348

Male
30%
151

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

2,791
students

Female
57%
1,589

Male
43%
1,202

9%

275
students

Female
59%
161

Male
41%
114

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 60%
Student 4 year graduation rate 18%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

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

226

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

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
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