Hendrix College


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Arkansas


Hendrix College has been making a name for itself in recent years -- it appears in Loren Pope's 40 Colleges That Change Lives, it was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1998, and it frequently appears in the top tier of liberal arts colleges in U.S. News and World Report rankings. Located in the small town of Conway, Arkansas, Hendrix College's red brick buildings sit on 160 flower-filled acres. Hendrix wins high marks for both its value and its progressive academic climate in which active learning and international engagement are emphasized.

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Biochemistry, Economics, English, History, International Relations, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1350
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: 1454
Faculty: 91

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 15:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 16:1

Percent Male: 43%
Percent Female: 57%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 59%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 66%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

1600 Washington Avenue
Conway Arkansas 72032

Website: http://www.hendrix.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 501-329-9681

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Jennifer McKenzie
Assistant Director, Admissions
(800) 277-9017

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:
Danny Powell
Executive Director, Athletics
(501) 450-1391

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

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High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Hendrix does not publish a minimum GPA requirement for transfer.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Transfer credit will be considered only for courses in which the grade of "C" or better is recorded.

Credits (Min/Max):
Hendrix does not publish a minimum or maximum credit requirement for transfer.

Test Scores for Applying:
If you have attended college for less than a year, have your high school send an official transcript of your high school grades along with the results of your ACT or SAT to Hendrix.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
You must download a Dean of Student Affairs Recommendation Form and have it completed and returned to Hendrix by the most recent college or university you have attended.

Essay(s) required:
An essay is required with your application.

Application Fee:
There is a nonrefundable $40 application fee.

Other Requirements:

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 27 32
English 27 34
Math 25 31
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 570 690
Math 560 670

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 83%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -83%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1100

Other Expenses: 2860

Room and Board: 9714

Tuition and Fees: 34230

Total Cost: 47904

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Hendrix offers a limited number of scholarships each year to students seeking to transfer to the College. Students who have been admitted to Phi Theta Kappa at a community or junior college qualify for the Hendrix Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship.

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 5862

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 49%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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