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Henderson State, founded in 1890, is a public, multipurpose university. Its 139-acre campus is located in Arkadelphia, 68 miles southwest of Little Rock.

Website: www.hsu.edu

Public
Co-ed
3,066
Undergraduate
Students
(57.1%) 1,750 Women
(42.9%) 1,316 Men
499
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
66% of 4,072 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
July 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.23
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
22 average
18-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
45%
Average Freshman Award
$9,279
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$20,638
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
177
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 34% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Arkadelphia Population
10,796
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Little Rock
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
43% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Reddies
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.8% Asian
23.8% Black/African-American
4.4% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
67.0% White
0.2% Unknown
International Students
1.4% from 26 countries
First-Year Students Returning
60.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
18.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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