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Henderson State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$14,658 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,730 tuition
$5,878 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$1,850 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$20,778 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$11,850 tuition
$5,878 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$1,850 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,704 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
98% of students receive aid
60% get federal aid ($4,470 avg)
70% get state aid ($4,187 avg)
54% get institn'l aid ($5,704 avg)
58% get loans ($4,988 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.99% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.28% 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 $9,155 95%
Federal Grant Aid $4,470 60%
Pell Grants $4,355 57%
Other Federal Grants $1,601 12%
Institution Grant Aid $5,704 54%
State Grant Aid $4,187 70%
Student Loans $4,988 58%
Federal Loans $4,708 57%
Other Loans $7,975 2%

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 $191
Out of State $395


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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