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Henderson State University

Arkadelphia, AR, USA
3.59 Average Rating

Henderson State University is one of only 10 public schools in the state and has the alma mater “The School with a Heart.” Rated as having “selective” admissions, HSU offers the only bachelor’s degree in aviation in the state. The Reynolds Planetarium at HSU is one of the most technically advanced and largest planetariums in the state, and it also provides public shows for the community.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb or town
In-State Students
83%
Out-Of-State Students
16%
0
100
80%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 988
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision July 15, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
3,334
Total Number of Undergrads
2,832
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
16%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
33%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$17,431
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$8,530
Out-of-State Tuition
$10,280
0
100
65%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
83%
Average Aid Per Year
$3,514
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
44%
56%
Student Organizations
99
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Little Rock
Dallas
Texarkana
Fayetteville
Pine Bluff
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$35,700
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What Students Are Saying

3.59 Average Rating
henderson state university is a wonderful school with a heart.
here at hsu we have lots of friendly proffers that are very good at what they do. hsu also has the wonderful greeks that you may join.
Demarcus from Hot Springs, AR
Henderson State University is a great university. The campus and faculty make you feel at home everyday. If I had to go back to senior year in high school and make a college decision again, I would still choose Henderson State University.
Olandera from Pine Bluff, AR