• Applying to Hendrix

    Choose your route. Apply to Hendrix with the Common Application or our own institutional application. Just make sure you see the deadlines … and don't wait around.

  • How to Apply

    There are two ways to apply to Hendrix. Use either the Common Application or Hendrix's own institutional application. Take your pick.

    The Common Application

    Go straight to The Common Application . If you have a problem, send an email to caohelp@commonapp.net . Or you can log in and click "Help Center." If your question isn't answered there, click the "Ask a Question" tab to submit your inquiry.

    You'll receive email from the Hendrix Office of Admission confirming that we received your application. You'll also receive an email from The Common Application confirming your submission. If you don't receive a confirmation email within 24 hours, be sure to contact The Common Application.

    In order for your application to Hendrix to be considered complete, we need to receive the following:

    • Common Application 
    • Transcripts & School Report
    • Official Test Scores (ACT or SAT)

    Encouraged but not required:

    • Letters of Recommendation 
    • Resume

     

    Hendrix College Application

    If you use the Hendrix College online application, please make sure to click submit in order to ensure your application is sent to us. If you do not receive a confirmation email after a few days or have any questions about your application, please reach out to adm@hendrix.edu OR call 501-450-1362. You will need:

  • Application Deadlines

     Application DeadlineDecision NotificationDeposit Due
    Early Action INovember 15Begins December 15May 1
    Early Action IIFebruary 1Begins March 1May 1
    Regular AdmissionAfter February 1After March 1May 1

  • 2018-19 Essay Prompts

    Looking to apply for admission to Hendrix College for the Fall of 2019?

    While you cannot start your application for admission until August 1st, 2018 you can start thinking and working on your essay for admission.

    Want a reminder when Hendrix's application for admission opens for the HDX Class of 2023? Fill out this brief form.

    The 2018-2019 Essay Prompts:

    1. Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story. 

    2. The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience? 

    3. Reflect on a time when you questioned or challenged a belief or idea. What prompted your thinking? What was the outcome? 

    4. Describe a problem you've solved or a problem you'd like to solve. It can be an intellectual challenge, a research query, an ethical dilemma - anything that is of personal importance, no matter the scale. Explain its significance to you and what steps you took or could be taken to identify a solution. 

    5. Discuss an accomplishment, event, or realization that sparked a period of personal growth and a new understanding of yourself or others. 

    6. Describe a topic, idea, or concept you find so engaging that it makes you lose all track of time. Why does it captivate you? What or who do you turn to when you want to learn more? 

    7. Share an essay on any topic of your choice. It can be one you've already written, one that responds to a different prompt, or one of your own design.

    The word limit on the essay will remain at 650. 

  • Admission Requirements

    Here's what we recommend and required for admission at Hendrix, whether you're a high school student, home-schooled student, transfer or non-degree-seeking student.