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Henderson State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$16,828 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,450 tuition
$6,888 on campus room & board
$1,600 books and supplies
$1,890 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$23,668 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$13,290 tuition
$6,888 on campus room & board
$1,600 books and supplies
$1,890 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$8,328 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
98% of students receive aid
59% get federal aid ($4,664 avg)
64% get state aid ($2,154 avg)
61% get institn'l aid ($8,328 avg)
58% get loans ($5,358 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.24% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.48% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $9,678 95%
Federal Grant Aid $4,664 59%
Pell Grants $4,475 57%
Other Federal Grants $1,625 11%
Institution Grant Aid $8,328 61%
State Grant Aid $2,154 64%
Student Loans $5,358 58%
Federal Loans $5,255 58%
Other Loans $7,006 1%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Henderson State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1100 Henderson Street
Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001
(870) 230-5000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $215
Out of State $443


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Shelby from Malvern, AR
  • I am a current student here

    Henderson is VERY cheap in my opinion, compared to most public universities in Arkansas. That is one of the main reasons I chose this school.

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  • 2
  • Tyler from Prescott, AR
  • I am a current student here

    Everything is crazy overpriced. Food, Residence, Parking Tickets, all expensive... Get as many scholarships as you can and you'll be fine.

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