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Hendrix College

Conway, AR 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate68%
Acceptance Rate68%

About Hendrix College

Hendrix College Overview

Hendrix College is a private, religious school in the suburban setting of Conway, Arkansas. Hendrix College was founded in 1876 and enrolls around 1,120 students a year, which includes 1,111 undergrads. Hendrix College provides housing for up to 1,500 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 90% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

📆 Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to Hendrix College for Fall 2023 is June 1. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should find out if they have been admitted by December 15.

Student Involvement at Hendrix College

Love music or performing? Join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Hendrix College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Hendrix College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Hendrix College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Hendrix College on the Student Life page.

2022 Hendrix College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 68%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 68%
Average GPA 3.8
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 68%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 13.02%
Tuition $34,750
Percent of Need Met 88.9%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $26,711

Is Hendrix College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" varies. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer look at what Hendrix College offers and if the college might be the right college for you.

Hendrix College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is very difficult to get into Hendrix College. Around 68% of applicants get into Hendrix College each year. Last year, 2,385 students applied to Hendrix College and 1,629 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Hendrix College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 80% of students who start at Hendrix College come back for their second year of college. 73% of Hendrix College undergrads graduate within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook Hendrix College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Hendrix College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Hendrix College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Hendrix College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Hendrix College's endowment was valued at $181.8 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $14,193 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Hendrix College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Hendrix College meets 88.9% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Hendrix College full-time are awarded $26,711 a year in financial aid, on average.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $25,370 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Hendrix College.

Based on this information, is Hendrix College the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Hendrix College a good school for you?

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Where is Hendrix College?

Hendrix College is located in the suburban setting of Conway, Arkansas, less than an hour from Little Rock.

If you are interested in seeing Hendrix College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 40 to Conway, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bill and Hillary Clinton National/Adams Field.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Hendrix College and Conway are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1600 Washington Avenue Conway, AR 72032

Campus Setting: Suburban

Hendrix College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jun 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Hendrix College is Jun 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Hendrix College is Jul 1.

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

Hendrix College ACT Scores


ACT Range

24 - 31

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Hendrix College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1130 - 1320


Math SAT Range

530 - 660


Reading SAT Range

560 - 680

Hendrix College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Hendrix College is like? There are approximately 1,120 students enrolled at Hendrix College, including 1,111 undergraduate students and 9 graduate students. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 61% percent are from AR and 39% percent of students are from other states.


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