Henderson State University

Arkadelphia, AR

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,205
Graduate Enrollment: 691
Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Town: Distant (in urban cluster more than 10 miles and up to 35 miles from an urbanized area)
Four-year, small, highly residential // full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 75.01%

Male/Female: 45% / 55% (2017)

First generation college students: 37.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 5.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.5% (2012)

Test scores for admission: Required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,084
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 978 - 1151

2022 Median Admit ACT: 21
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 18 - 24

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 51.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 26.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 16.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 11.2% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 64.5%
Black: 17.6%
Hispanic: 6.5%
Asian: 1.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.3%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.9%
2+ races: 6.4%
Non-resident alien: 1.5%
Unknown race: 0.5%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $25,533
In-State tuition: $7,560
Out-of-State tuition: $9,768

Estimated books and supplies: $2,598 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $9,558 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $7,378 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $8,312 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $7,378 (2022)

Average Family Income: $47,664 (2017)
Median Family Income: $30,416 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 46.4%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 66.6%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $19,500 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $207 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $14,948
$30k-48k $14,657
$48k-75k $18,359
$75k-110k $19,822
$110k+ $17,907

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 24%
6-year graduation rate: 37%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.7% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $19,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,250 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $11,722 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $12,350 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 81.7% (2015)
@3 year 76.2% (2017)
@5 year 54.3% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 56.4% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 57.4% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $34,869 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $39,440 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 2
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 6
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 8
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 19 $47,569 ($3,964)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 20
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 6
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 7
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 66 $27,000 $265 $33,903 ($2,825) $34,457 ($2,871)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 40 $289 $40,772 ($3,398)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 12 $26,000 $271 $42,295 ($3,525)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 21
Bachelor's Degree Engineering, General. 5
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. 14
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 11
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 25 $21,500 $162 $61,937 ($5,161)
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 32 $25,500 $239 $29,754 ($2,480) $34,059 ($2,838)
Master's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 5
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 23
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 7
Bachelor's Degree Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management. 40 $25,000 $221 $22,587 ($1,882)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma History. 1
Bachelor's Degree History. 6
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 9 $43,234 ($3,603) $46,397 ($3,866)
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 10
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 57 $19,134 $178 $19,644 ($1,637) $38,734 ($3,228)
Master's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 14
Graduate/Professional Certificate Research and Experimental Psychology. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Criminal Justice and Corrections. 4
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 14
Bachelor's Degree Public Administration. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Social Work. 1
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 29 $22,239 $228
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 9
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 9
Bachelor's Degree Air Transportation. 14
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 4
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 9
Bachelor's Degree Music. 11 $35,438 ($2,953)
Associate's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 5
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 3
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 2
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 12 $756
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 15
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 54 $19,500 $186 $36,031 ($3,003) $36,751 ($3,063)
Master's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 19 $46,362 ($3,864) $62,417 ($5,201)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 27 $45,503 ($3,792)
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 5
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 8


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $59,517
Full time faculty: 99%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 14.0

School's endowment start of year: $22,488,060 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $26,733,633 (2022)