Henderson State University

Arkadelphia, AR

Henderson State University

Arkadelphia, AR

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Tuition & Fees

$7,392

$9,312

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
435
75th
580
25th
410
75th
25
25th
19
75th
24
25th
17
75th
24
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,751
Declined 922
Total Received 3,673
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Public

3,809

undergraduate students

753

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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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 4,562
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational

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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

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
56%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
86%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
435
75th
580
25th
410
75th
25
25th
19
75th
24
25th
17
75th
24
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) July 15
Application deadline (final deadline) August 18
SAT/ACT requirements ACT only Recommended

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,751
Declined 922
Total Received 3,673

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations

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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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Financial Aid

84%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$9,430

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,760
Housing $4,600
Food $3,500
Additional fees $1,632
Books & supplies $2,500
Total $17,992
Average Financial Aid - $9,430
Total with Avg. Aid $8,562

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 Office


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

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes
Track and field x country yes
Volleyball yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great American Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Child Development. yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Developmental and Child Psychology. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship. yes
Engineering, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. yes
General Studies. yes
Geography. yes
History, General. yes
Journalism. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music, General. yes
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Health, Other. yes
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer. yes yes
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other. yes
Social Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes

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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

4,562

total students

88%

in-state

12%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

3,809
students

Female
58%
2,205

Male
42%
1,604

17%

753
students

Female
74%
560

Male
26%
193

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

75%

2,866
students

Female
56%
1,617

Male
44%
1,249

25%

943
students

Female
62%
588

Male
38%
355

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
17%
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
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: fifth day of semester

Spring: fifth day of semester

Summer: first day of session

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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

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