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Hendrix College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Hendrix College? We’ve put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Hendrix offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

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

The acceptance rate at Hendrix College is 71%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Hendrix is a good fit for you.

Learn more about Hendrix College admissions.

Hendrix College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Hendrix, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 10 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

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

Retention and Graduation Rates at Hendrix College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 82% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Hendrix College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  82 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Hendrix for first-time, full-time students is 66%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  66 out of 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 1,067 undergraduates at Hendrix with 1,061 being full-time and 6 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 54% of students took out student loans averaging $6,130 a year. That adds up to $24,520 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.


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

Hendrix College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 27 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 $20,140
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 27 NA
Economics 25 $31,839
General Biology 25 NA
Health Sciences & Services 21 NA
Romance Languages 18 $24,421
General English Literature 17 NA
History 17 $24,912
Accounting 12 NA
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 12 NA

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

Learn more about online learning at Hendrix College.

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Notes and References


*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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