|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||16:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,067 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Henderson State University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,072 applications and 2,692 students were granted admission. Henderson State University is at the #64 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 95% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 4% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1018 to 1030|
|ACT||19 to 25|
Henderson State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $13,290 and in-state students paid $6,450.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Henderson State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 57% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,475 (which is 1% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Henderson State University in 2016-2017, was 439, which is 58% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,255 (which is 0.9% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Henderson State University has enrolled a total of 3,551 students (2,868 students full-time and 683 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,551 students, 226 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and 3,052 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 499 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 367 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 23%
Two or more races: 3%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Henderson State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||13%||261|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||7%||139|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||6%||126|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||5%||104|
|Visual And Performing Arts||4%||76|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||2%||42|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||2%||42|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Henderson State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Henderson State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,400. Last year, out of the total 1,225 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,115 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,256 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,093 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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