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Henderson State University Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 320 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 14 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

56% Women
44% Men


NCAA Division II (with football)

Great American Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $114,683)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $99,134)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 41 - - -
Basketball 20 17 - -
Football 103 - - -
Golf 11 5 - -
Softball - 20 - -
Swimming and Diving 32 28 - -
Tennis - 10 - -
Track and Field, X-Country 12 10 - -
Volleyball - 14 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.7%
Black/non-Hispanic 18.4%
Hispanic 2.3%
Non-resident alien 2.0%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 0.3%
Two or more races 3.6%
White/non-Hispanic 72.3%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 19 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 0
Liquor Law Violation 9
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 17
Reviews Dorm Life
  • HSUStudent from AR
  • 3
  • There are two older dorms are campus that hold many students. These two dorms just received new flooring and look much better. These older dorms are known as Newberry and…

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  • Kayla from Little Rock, AR
  • 4
  • Aside from the older freshman dorms, the co-ed upperclassmen dorms are fairly new buildings with suite-style living. The Honors dorms also have a living area with a microwave and a…

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  • HSU student
  • 2
  • The freshman dorms are terrible, but the other dorms (East, West, and Sturgis) are very nice. Only issues there are how difficult it is to get maintenance to come fix…

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  • Mr.Reddie2016
  • 4
  • I would have to say nearly all freshmen stay in Newberry or Smith their first year at HSU. However, if you're one of the lucky ones and turn in your…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 2
  • Josh
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The cafeteria is ok, but there is a Chick Fil-A and a Starbucks on campus.

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  • 1
  • Shelby from Malvern, AR
  • I am a current student here

    The dining hall is horrible. Buy your own groceries, even though if you live on campus, you're required to purchase a food voucher. There is a Chick-fil-a as well as a Starbucks on campus, though!

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  • 2
  • Amy from Benton, AR
  • I am a current student here

    The cafeteria (otherwise known as Caddo) is pretty disgusting. I haven't heard of one student who hasn't gotten sick from the food at least once. The Caddo does have a variety of different foods to try from salad bar to cereal and several other comfort food selections.

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  • 3
  • Raven from Sherwood, AR
  • I am a current student here

    Food is tolerable. Could be better but it's a great dining hall because it's new and the variety keeps you from running into everyone at once.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Courtney from Arkadelphia, AR
  • I am a current student here

    6 national sororities Alpha Kappa Alpha Alpha Sigma Alpha Alpha Sigma Tau (my favorite) Alpha Xi Delta Delta Sigma Theta Zeta Phi Beta 7 national fraternities Alpha Phi Alpha Kappa Alpha Psi Kappa Sigma Omega Psi Phi Phi Beta Sigma Phi Lambda Chi (my favorite) Sigma Phi Epsilon Leadership opportunities. Professional networking. Enhanced academic support. Loads of social activities and events. And a sense of belonging to a brotherhood or sisterhood that lasts a lifetime.

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  • 0
  • Brianna from Conway, AR
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Greek life is also, as long as you find the one that personally fits you. Dont be afraid to get involved with the greek life.

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  • 0
  • Latesha from White Hall, AR
  • I am a current student here

    i havent attened the greek life but i know peopole who attend and they said its wonderfull, one day i hope to attend as well.

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  • 0
  • Kalita from Hot Springs, AR
  • I am a current student here

    I'm not in a sorority, but I've been to all the activities that they provide. It seems to be very exciting and fun experience.

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