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Colleges / Henderson State University

Henderson State University

Arkadelphia, AR 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate66%

About Henderson State University

Henderson State University is a public, state university in the town of Arkadelphia, Arkansas. Henderson State University was founded in 1890. The university enrolls around 2,626 students a year, including 2,626 undergrads.

Henderson State University Acceptance Rate 2018

It is moderately difficult to get into Henderson State University. Around 66% of applicants get into Henderson State University each year. In 2018, 4,072 students applied to Henderson State University and 2,692 were admitted.

Henderson State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 66%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.2
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 4%

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Henderson State University is located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, near Little Rock.

If you want to see Henderson State University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 30 to Arkadelphia, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bill and Hillary Clinton National/Adams Field.

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College Info

1100 Henderson Street Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001

Campus Setting: Small Town

Henderson State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Henderson State University is Jul 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Henderson State University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Wondering what life at Henderson State University is like? There are approximately 2,626 students enrolled at Henderson State University. 89% percent of students attend school full-time, 86% percent are from AR and 14% percent of students are from other states.


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