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Hendrix College
Conway, AR
Hendrix, founded in 1876, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 160-acre campus is located in Conway, 25 miles north of Little Rock.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,321
   Women 695 (52.6%)
   Men 626 (47.4%)
Graduate Students 7
Entrance Difficulty Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate 77% of 1,830 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.94
SAT Math 603 average
550-670 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 606 average
550-690 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 28 average
26-32 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $58,120
  Tuition and Fees $42,440
  Room and Board $11,580
Average Percent of Need Met 89%
Average Freshman Award $38,093
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 107
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 24% of classes
10-19 students: 49% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
Conway Population 62,939
Nearest Metropolitan Area Little Rock
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 98% of freshmen, 92% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Warriors
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.1% Asian
6.2% Black/African-American
4.9% Hispanic/Latino
3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
79.4% White
0.6% Unknown
International Students 3.9% from 28 countries
First-Year Students Returning 87.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 64.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 19%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 34.0%