Hendrix College
Conway, AR 72032-3080


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,328
Religious affiliation United Methodist
Students with disability 4%
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,258 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Hendrix College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,830 applications and 1,411 students were granted admission. Hendrix College is at the #75 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, 91% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 28% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1100 to 1360
ACT26 to 32

Application Fee

Undergrad students
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Hendrix College's tuition was $42,090 for all students regardless of residency (57.1% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Hendrix College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 26% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,382 (which is 0.4% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Hendrix College in 2016-2017, was 217, which is 55% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,984 (which is 1.5% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Hendrix College has enrolled a total of 1,328 students (1,318 students full-time and 10 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,328 students, 7 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 48% men and 52% women and 1,321 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 7 for graduates studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 74%

Black/African American: 6%

Asian: 5%

Hispanic: 5%

Non-resident alien: 4%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Two or more races: 3%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Hendrix College.

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 28% 46
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 10% 16
Health Professions And Related Programs 10% 16
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 9% 14
Social Sciences 4% 6
Mathematics And Statistics 2% 4
Philosophy And Religious Studies 2% 4
Visual And Performing Arts 2% 4
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 1% 2
English Language And Literature/letters 1% 2

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

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 Hendrix College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

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.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Hendrix College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $27,800. Last year, out of the total 307 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 279 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 354 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 312 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $27,800 $40,600
Employment Rate 91% 88%
Total Graduates 307 354

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Hendrix College.

Central Baptist College
1.1 mile away
Philander Smith College
26.6 mile away
Arkansas Baptist College
26.6 mile away
Harding University
41.7 mile away
University of the Ozarks
63.4 mile away
Lyon College
65.6 mile away