Tuition & Fees

$8,436

$10,086

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
15%
500-599
56%
400-499
25%
300-399
4%
700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
60%
400-499
23%
300-399
3%
30-36
12%
24-29
27%
18-23
45%
12-17
16%
30-36
2%
24-29
31%
18-23
45%
12-17
22%
30-36
4%
24-29
31%
18-23
52%
12-17
13%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,586
Declined + 270
Total Received 2,856
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Public

3,000

undergraduate students

557

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Biology
  3. Education
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Codes

SAT 6272
ACT 0126

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Location

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 3,557
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Arkadelphia, AR

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

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
56%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
22%
Top 1/2
68%
Bottom 1/2
32%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
15%
500-599
56%
400-499
25%
300-399
4%
700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
60%
400-499
23%
300-399
3%
30-36
12%
24-29
27%
18-23
45%
12-17
16%
30-36
2%
24-29
31%
18-23
45%
12-17
22%
30-36
4%
24-29
31%
18-23
52%
12-17
13%

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

Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,586
Declined + 270
Total Received 2,856

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

Brandie Benton
Associate Provost for Enrollment Management
P: 800 228-7333
F: 870 230-5066
admissions@hsu.edu

Financial Aid

58%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,091

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,630
Room $3,200
Board $2,800
Additional fees $1,806
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $16,036
Average Financial Aid - $10,091
Total with Avg. Aid $5,945

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,572,701
State $166,750
Institutional
Other external
Total $6,739,451

Non-need-based

Federal
State $4,013,770
Institutional $6,645,018
Other external $1,638,954
Total $12,297,742
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
June 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 870 230-5148
F: 870 230-5481

Financial Aid Officer

Christina Jones
Director of Financial Aid
financialaid@hsu.edu

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Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

baseball, basketball, bowling, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming, table tennis, tennis, ultimate dodgeball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Shawn Jones (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great American Conference
Mascot
Reddie
School colors
red and gray

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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Biology
  3. Education

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,557

total students

85%

in-state

15%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

3,000
students

Female
57%
1,696

Male
43%
1,304

16%

557
students

Female
72%
399

Male
28%
158

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

2,726
students

Female
57%
1,536

Male
43%
1,190

10%

274
students

Female
59%
160

Male
41%
114

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
21%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

58%

Transfer applicants accepted

58%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 27
Countries most often represented Brazil
Fiji
Ghana
Libya
Ukraine
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Xu Xu
Director, International Student Program
870 230-5265
international@hsu.edu

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