Henderson State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - ExcellentSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Henderson State University is a medium four-year, public school with 3,775 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1890 and is one of the 3 colleges located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
47
Several-month certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, and postmaster certificate are offered at Henderson State University.

Henderson State University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 47 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, English and Literature, Business, General Studies, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
59%
The rate of student retention at Henderson State University is low at 59% (close to Arkansas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Henderson State University is low: 35%. Roughly 48% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Henderson State University is decent, 16:1. Learn more details on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,600
Average tuition cost is close to the nationwide median - about $9,500 per academic year. The additional fees at Henderson State University (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $1,100, which makes it a total of $10,600 per academic year.

Read the details about Henderson State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
61%
As reported in recent government data, 3,222 applications were submitted and 1,981 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

The college might accept your advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Henderson State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D
There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Henderson State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Henderson State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,400 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Army ROTC programs are available at Henderson State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Henderson State University seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Henderson State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Henderson State University, 1100 Henderson Street, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71999-0001, USA
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