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Hendrix College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Hendrix College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Hendrix College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Hendrix College was awarded 86 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is history.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, Hendrix is ranked #910 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Hendrix also holds the #4 spot on the Best Colleges in Arkansas ranking.

See all of the rankings for Hendrix College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Hendrix?

Acceptance Rate

Hendrix College has an acceptance rate of 80%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Average Test Scores

About 22% of students accepted to Hendrix submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 560 and 710. Math scores were between 540 and 700.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Hendrix College  ( 560 to 710 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Hendrix College  ( 540 to 700 )
200
800
Hendrix received ACT scores from 91% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 24 and 31.

ACT Composite Scores for Hendrix College  ( 24 to 31 )
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Learn more about Hendrix College admissions.

Hendrix College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Hendrix it is much better at 11 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Hendrix College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100
0
100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Hendrix College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Hendrix College has a freshmen retention rate of 89%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  89 out of 100
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100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Hendrix the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 64%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  64 out of 100
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100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Hendrix College.

Hendrix College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,109 undergraduates at Hendrix with 1,101 being full-time and 8 being part-time.

How Much Does Hendrix College Cost?

The overall average net price of Hendrix is $19,295. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Hendrix

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$9,654 $12,668 $17,377 $23,089 $27,437

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Hendrix, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Hendrix, approximately 53% of students took out student loans averaging $6,775 a year. That adds up to $27,100 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Hendrix is 2.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Hendrix Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Hendrix make about $39,700 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.

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See which majors at Hendrix College make the most money.

Location of Hendrix College

Located in Conway, Arkansas, Hendrix College is a private not-for-profit institution. Conway is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Contact details for Hendrix are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1600 Washington Ave, Conway, AR 72032-3080
Phone: 501-329-6811
Website: www.hendrix.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/hendrixcollege
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/hendrixcollege

Hendrix College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 28 majors graduated from Hendrix College. Of these students, 299 received undergraduate degrees and 9 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Psychology 43 $19,000
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 27 NA
General Biology 25 NA
Economics 25 NA
Health Sciences & Services 21 NA
Romance Languages 18 NA
General English Literature 17 $22,900
History 17 NA
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 12 NA
Accounting 12 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Hendrix College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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