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Henderson State University

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Rating

Public

Type

4,565

Students

$8,640

Tuition

76%

Acceptance

#817

Ranking

Distant Town

Campus Setting

Arkadelphia, AR

1100 Henderson Street, Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001

Henderson State University is a small public college located in Arkadelphia, AR ranked 20thin Arkansas. It has a total of 3,766 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 75.64% of applicants. Henderson State University offers 88 different majors and is best known for its air transportation, human sciences, and music performance programs (respectively ranked 1st, 3rd, and 4th in Arkansas). With a tuition cost of $6,930 for students from Arkansas and $8,640 for those from out-of-state, Henderson State University is relatively affordable. 31.22% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $35,700 per year, which is 14% below the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$10,612/Year
Above Average

Henderson State University

$10,612

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$26,810/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$17,916/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

76%Acceptance
Less Selective

Henderson State University

76%

National

69%
Sat

963 - 1126

5% of students submit

Admissions Yield

27%

ACT

17 - 24

95% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$0

Students

3,766Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

842

Part-Time

7
Male

43%

In-state

83%

Female

57%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

9%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
11% Business/Commerce, General8% Psychology, General8% Elementary Education and Teaching72% Others

11% Business/Commerce, General

8% Psychology, General

8% Elementary Education and Teaching

72% Others

Business/Commerce, General

11%

73 Graduates

Psychology, General

8%

57 Graduates

Elementary Education and Teaching

8%

57 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General

6%

40 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth

6%

40 Graduates

General Studies

5%

32 Graduates

Social Work

4%

29 Graduates

Accounting

4%

27 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors14:114:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

14

Number of Library Books

231,457

Academic Spend per Student

$5,908

Full-time Retention Rate

65%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$27,000/Year

Henderson State University

$27,000

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$27,000

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$35,700

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

31%