Henderson State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Arkadelphia, AR

$8,902

Avg in-state tuition

$10,612

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Henderson State University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Henderson State University is a small public university located on a rural campus in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,037, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 76%. The university offers 41 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 39%, and a student-faculty ratio of 14:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $8,902, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $10,612.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

76% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 963-1126

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-24

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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4k

Students Enrolled

50%

Online Student Enrollment

14:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

68%

Black

18%

Hispanic

5%

Two or more races

5%

Unknown

1%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

Asian

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Female student population

60%

Socio-economic diversity

50% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

50%

State Grant Aid

62%

Institution Grant Aid

66%

Pell Grant

50%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,100
State Grant Aid $1,061
Institution Grant Aid $5,414
Pell Grant Aid $4,330

Financial Outlook

$29k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$20k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.