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Henderson State University

Arkadelphia, AR

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Henderson State University, a public institution founded in 1890, resides on 152 rural acres in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. It is the only school in Arkansas that is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. Henderson's academic programs are divided into three colleges: The Matt Locke Ellis College of Arts and Sciences, The School of Business and the Teachers College.

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Quick Facts

1100 Henderson Street
Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001

2013-2014 Tuition

$13,404 Tuition and Fees


3363 undergraduate students
44% male / 56% female


rolling application deadline
61.1% accepted

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School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1890

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Early Childhood Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, Business Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Social Science Teacher Education, Spanish Language and Literature, Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General, English Language and Literature, General, General Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Public Administration, Social Work, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Art/Art Studies, General, Music, General, Music Performance, General, Athletic Training/Trainer, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Business/Commerce, General, Accounting, Management Information Systems, General, History, General, Communication and Media Studies, Journalism

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 3,363
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 3,013
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 341
Percent of male undergraduates: 44%
Percent of female undergraduates: 56%
Percent of international undergraduates: 1%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, health service
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing
Counseling services offered: academic, career, psychological, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)


Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

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