Hendrix College

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School Overview

Hendrix College, located in Conway, Arkansas, is a private liberal arts college that is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Notwithstanding its relationship with the Methodist Church, Hendrix College readily accepts students from diverse religious backgrounds. In fact, the student body at Hendrix is made up of students from a large variety of religions. Hendrix offers a secular curriculum.

Currently, the student body at Hendrix is roughly 1400 and represents forty-three states and at least fourteen countries. In 2008, Hendrix ranked 71st in the nation in the US News and World Report’s America’s Best Colleges. Forbes ranked Hendrix as 81st in the nation for America’s Best Colleges in 2009. In 2011, US News and World Report’s America’s Best Colleges ranked Hendrix as one of highest “up and coming” liberal arts colleges in the United States.

Hendrix is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.

General Information

Admission Office

1600 Washington Avenue

Conway, AR 72032-3080

(501) 450-1362

(800) 277-9017

Fax: (501) 450-3843

Contact: Laura Martin

Director of Admission
Main Address

1600 Washington Avenue

Conway, AR 72032

(501) 329-6811


Total undergrads: 1,342

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 433

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,341

Graduate enrollment: 8


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Online application fee: Free

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 94%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 85%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology B
Chem/Phys/Molecular Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting B
Business/Managerial Economics B

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Science B

Elementary Education B

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature
French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Health Services – General B
Public Health B

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Exercise Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy B
Philosophy/religious studies B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences
Chemical Physics B
Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences
Anthropology B
Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Hendrix College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (501) 329-6811
Website: www.hendrix.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.hendrix.edu/apply
Address: 1600 Washington Ave, Conway, AR 72032-3080
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,208
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 69%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 1,208 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $45,790
Out-of-state Tuition: $45,790
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $37,223

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Hendrix College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Hendrix College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4
Health Professions and Related Programs 1
History 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 3
Physical Sciences 3
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 5
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Grand total 321

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Hendrix College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $45,790
Out-of-state $45,790
Books and supplies $1,100

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $45,790
Out-of-state $45,790

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 338 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 338 100% $37,223
Student loan aid 180 53% $6,775

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,218 100% $34,697
Federal student loans 638 52% $6,583

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Hendrix College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Hendrix College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,545 726 819
Percent admitted 100% 71% 73%
Percent admitted who enrolled 20% 21% 19%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Hendrix College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 1,208
Undergraduate enrollment 1,202
Graduate enrollment 6

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Hendrix College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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