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COLLEGE PROFILE

Hendrix College

Conway, AR

FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Entrance Difficulty
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 GraduationHigh school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School ProgramCollege preparatory program is required
High School Units Required or Recommended
SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English 4
Mathematics 3
Science 2
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 3
History  
Academic Electives  
Examinations
ExamScores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACTRequiredJune 1
SAT Only  
ACT Only  
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT  
SAT Subject Tests Only 
ACT Writing Test PolicyAccepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT EssaySAT: Used for placement
ACT: Used for placement

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office
Address1600 Washington Avenue
City, State, ZipConway, AR  72032-3080
Phone(501) 450-1362
Fax(501) 450-3843
E-mailadm@hendrix.edu
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission DeadlineMarch 1
Application Fee$40
Fee may be reduced or waived if student applies online. Check with Admissions Office.
Application Fee WaiverAvailable
Regular Admission NotificationRolling
Accept Offer of AdmissionBy May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List UsedYes
Defer AdmissionStudent cannot defer admission
Transfer AdmissionTransfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision OfferedNo
Early Decision Deadline 
Early Decision Notification 
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Action DeadlineNovember 15, February 1
Early Action NotificationDecember 5
Application Form
Common ApplicationAccepted
Universal College ApplicationNot accepted
Electronic Application Available
Other Application Requirements
InterviewNot required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other 
Financial NeedFinancial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

SELECTION OF STUDENTS

FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Rigor of Secondary School RecordX
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Class RankX
RecommendationsX
EssayX
InterviewX
Level of Applicant's InterestX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Volunteer WorkX
Particular
Talent/Ability
X
Character/Personal QualitiesX
First Generation to Attend CollegeX
State ResidencyX
Geographic ResidenceX
Relation with AlumnusX
Religious Affiliation/ CommitmentX
EthnicityX
Work ExperienceX

PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION

Overall Admission Rate80% of 1,926 applicants were admitted
   Women84% of 978 applicants were admitted
   Men77% of 948 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled455 (29%) of 1,548 admitted students enrolled
   Women231 (28%) of 820 admitted students enrolled
   Men224 (31%) of 728 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate 
Early Action Admission Rate88% of 1033 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List 
Students Accepting Wait List Position 
Students Admitted From Wait List 
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA3.9
3.75 and Above64%
3.50 - 3.7415%
3.25 - 3.499%
3.00 - 3.249%
2.50 - 2.993%
2.00 - 2.49 
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math598 average
540-650 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
15%
Score of 600 - 700
32%
Score of 500 - 600
44%
Score of 400 - 500
9%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Critical Reading606 average
530-680 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
21%
Score of 600 - 700
34%
Score of 500 - 600
31%
Score of 400 - 500
14%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT WritingNot reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite29 average
26-32 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
46%
Score of 24 - 29
44%
Score of 18 - 23
10%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class RankTop tenth: 46%
Top quarter: 74%
Top half: 95%
Bottom half: 5%
National Merit Scholar1%
Valedictorian6%
Class PresidentNot reported
Student Government Officer7%
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.76 4.13 500 700 640 29
Low 2.90 3.50 500 700 640 20
High 4.00 4.60 500 700 640 34
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