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Henderson State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$14,006 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,880 tuition
$5,526 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
$1,400 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$19,886 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$11,760 tuition
$5,526 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
$1,400 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,266 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
99% of students receive aid
62% get federal aid ($4,365 avg)
70% get state aid ($4,157 avg)
47% get institn'l aid ($5,266 avg)
60% get loans ($5,106 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.85% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.30% 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 $8,325 97%
Federal Grant Aid $4,365 62%
Pell Grants $4,174 60%
Other Federal Grants $1,657 11%
Institution Grant Aid $5,266 47%
State Grant Aid $4,157 70%
Student Loans $5,106 60%
Federal Loans $5,016 60%
Other Loans $4,047 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 $196
Out of State $392


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Shelby from Malvern, AR
  • Jan-22-2014 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
  • Nov-05-2013 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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