About Hendrix College
On Campus Housing
Hendrix College which is a private, United Methodist university, is located in Conway, AR. Hendrix College was founded in the year 1876. The motto of the Hendrix College is εἰς ἄνδρα τέλειον (Ancient Greek) and its official colors are hendrix orange and black. Out of total 1,348 students enrolled at HC, 1,109 belong to undergraduate courses while 12 are postgraduate students. The school has a total of 126 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Interestingly, Hendrix College has an ethnically diverse student population. At HC around 61% are white, 17% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity, and 7% are Black or African American. And, at the university, around 100% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 52% of the students are females and 48% are males. The college has produced several notable alumni including Mary Steenburgen (Television producer, Actor), Sarah Caldwell (Opera conductor), Wilbur Mills (Politician), and Natalie Canerday (Actor) in its 144 years of existence. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. A total of 46 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by HLC Higher Learning Commission, NASM (National Association of Schools of Music), and NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education). Hendrix College has around $200 million (2019) in endowment.
As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed Hendrix College at the 339th position among other national universities.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
The next two things to keep in mind before applying to HC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $62,626. The average annual tuition cost ($47,600), books and supplies ($1,100), room and boarding ($12,460), and budget for other expenses ($2,900) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$63,550 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $12,460 per year for living on campus. The average meal plan at HC costs around $5,960 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The college has enrolled around 48% male and 52% female students.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The financial aid department of Hendrix College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,296, whereas the financial aid is $38,453. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $3,552, while the institutional aid is $38,453. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Hendrix College amount to $29,539,412 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $11,990,979.