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Henderson State University
  • 4 Year
  • ARKADELPHIA, AR

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  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 1,992 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Henderson State acceptance rate is 75%. Popular majors include Business, Nursing, and Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies. Graduating 37% of students, Henderson State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $27,000.

About

1100 HENDERSON ST
ARKADELPHIA, AR 71999
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Great American Conference

Henderson State University Rankings

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Henderson State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
75%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
880-1170
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$16,233 / 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
$9,262 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 52 responses
79%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 58 responses
78%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 58 responses

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Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
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
    62%
  • On Campus
    33%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,992 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
236
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
50%
Varsity Athletes
19%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 34 responses
  • Friendly
    65%
  • Outgoing
    29%
  • Outgoing
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
58%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 67 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 88 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 43 responses
  • Good size for getting to know your professors
    44%
  • Friendly
    33%
  • Friendly and most of the professors care
    21%
  • Fast-paced
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
37%
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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