Hendrix College

1600 Washington Ave, Conway, United States
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Overview of Hendrix College

About this school

Hendrix, founded in 1876, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 160-acre campus is located in Conway, 25 miles north of Little Rock.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,238
    • Men:590 (47.7%)
    • Women:648 (52.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Hendrix College is very difficult: more than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
June 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for placement ACT: Used for placement

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1600 Washington Avenue
City, State, Zip
Conway, AR  72032-3080
Phone
(501) 450-1362
Fax
(501) 450-3843
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 15, February 1
Early Action Notification
Rolling, notification begins December 15

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
80% of 1,465 applicants were admitted
Women
80% of 809 applicants were admitted
Men
80% of 656 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
359 (31%) of 1,169 admitted students enrolled
Women
181 (28%) of 645 admitted students enrolled
Men
178 (34%) of 524 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.93
375 And Above
66%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
11%
3.00 - 3.24
5%
2.50 - 2.99
3%
2.00 - 2.49
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SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
540-700 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
26%
• Score 600 - 700
32%
• Score 500 - 600
33%
• Score 400 - 500
9%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
560-710 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
30%
• Score 600 - 700
36%
• Score 500 - 600
29%
• Score 400 - 500
5%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24-29 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
36%
• Score 24 - 29
46%
• Score 18 - 23
18%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $45,790 (73.64814874384791%)
  • Room & Board: - $12,284 (19.757454884678484%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,100 (1.7692282947856017%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,000 (4.825168076688005%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Hendrix College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001099
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
325 (96.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
280 (86.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
280 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
90 (32.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
90%
Average Award
$41,885
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 280 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $37,973
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 214 (76.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,118
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 66 (23.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
58 (17.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $27,460

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,063 (87.3%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
888 (83.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
888 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
300 (33.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
87%
Average Award
$38,736
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 888 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $34,649
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 649 (73.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $559
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 226 (25.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
320 (26.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,553

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
58%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$27,786
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Previous College Experience, Relatives of Clergy

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Not offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


104

Part-Time Faculty


32

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


70%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 24% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 49% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 20% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Hendrix College provides visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


83.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


67.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


72.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


75.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (31)


  • Accounting
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Computer Science
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • History, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad

Study Abroad


Social sciences, Biological/life sciences, Psychology

Online Degrees


Engineering, public health with University of Arkansas

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Accounting

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    62,939

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    180 acres

    Environment


    Suburban environment

    Campus Size


    Little Rock

    Weather


    Temperature
    29.1 average low in January, 89.3 average high in September
    Rain
    105 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Airport
    30 mile(s) from campus in Little Rock
    Nearest Bus Station
    2 mile(s) from campus in Conway
    Nearest Train Station
    25 mile(s) from campus in Little Rock

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

    Students of College Housing


    Housing Restrictions


    Students required to live on campus through senior year

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA Division III
    Mascot
    Warriors
    School Colors
    Orange and black

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Field Hockey
    Football
    Golf
    Lacrosse
    Soccer
    Softball
    Swimming And Diving
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Field Hockey
    Football
    Golf
    Lacrosse
    Soccer
    Softball
    Swimming And Diving
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, cheerleading, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Hendrix College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


    Army ROTC is offered off campus

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    1,228

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    1,238
    Women
    648
    Men
    590

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 5.3% Asian
    • 7.5% Black/African-American
    • 5.6% Hispanic/Latino
    • 4.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 71.5% White
    • 5.3% Unknown

    International Students


    1.7%

    Average Age


    20

    Number of Graduate Students


    11

    Student Resources

    Study resources