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Henderson State University
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  • 4 Year
  • ARKADELPHIA, AR

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Henderson State is a public university located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,718 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Henderson State acceptance rate is 76%. Popular majors include Elementary Education, Psychology, and Business. Graduating 39% of students, Henderson State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $27,000.

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1100 HENDERSON STREET
ARKADELPHIA, AR 71999
About Henderson State...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Great American Conference

Henderson State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Henderson State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
76%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
960-1130
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$11,910 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,486 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 51 responses
79%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 57 responses
77%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 57 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    42%
  • On Campus
    54%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,718 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
712
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
50%
Varsity Athletes
14%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 33 responses
  • Friendly
    67%
  • Outgoing
    30%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
59%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 66 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 87 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 42 responses
  • Good size for getting to know your professors
    45%
  • Friendly
    33%
  • Friendly and most of the professors care
    19%
  • Fast-paced
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
39%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 40 responses

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