Henderson State University

Arkadelphia, Arkansas

Overview

Address1100 Henderson Street
School Websitewww.hsu.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Distant

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Henderson State University is a small public, 4-year college based in Arkadelphia, Arkansas that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is post-master's certificate. In the 2019 academic year, 2,856 students applied to Henderson State University. Of those students, 2,586 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Henderson State University was $6,630, in addition to fees of $1,900. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Henderson State University.

Henderson State University has a 34% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Henderson State University acceptance rate is 91%. To put this into perspective, 2,586 of the 2,856 students who applied to Henderson State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Henderson State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Henderson State University had an SAT score between the range of 978 and 1,130. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Henderson State University was between 19 and 25 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Henderson State University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Henderson State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $6,630. Combined with fees of $1,900, room and board costs of $7,166, other expenses of $3,700 and the $1,600 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $20,996.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $10,180 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Henderson State University to $22,646 for out-of-state students.

Students at Henderson State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Henderson State University was $2,994 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 33%.

Henderson State University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio14:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Henderson State University.

Henderson State University has a good gender split, with 57% of undergraduates being female and 43% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Arkansas residents; in fact, 82% of all students reside in Arkansas. However, 17% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Henderson State University is 14:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Henderson State University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 29% students enroll at Henderson State University part-time; the other 2,825 students enrolled full-time.

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