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College: Four-year, private, residential, coeducational college of liberal arts founded in 1876 and affiliated with the United Methodist Church; Phi Beta Kappa chapter

Location: Conway, AR, suburban city of 66,000; 30 minutes from Little Rock (metro. pop.: 724,385)

Enrollment Fall 2019: 1,120 from 37 states and 10 countries

Academic profile, class of ’23: 39% in top 10th of high school class, 76% in top quarter; Average scores: 1252 SAT (Natl avg: 1059), 28 ACT (Natl avg: 20.7), 3.8 GPA 

Faculty: 96 full-time, 92% with Ph.D. or equivalent degree

Student/faculty ratio: 11:1

Average class size: 16

Majors: 32 undergraduate majors, 34 minors; M.A. in accounting

Top 5 Majors, Class of ’19: 1) Psychology, 2) Biology, 3) Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 4) Economics & Business, 5) Health Science

Graduation Rates (Fall 2013 class): 66% in 4 years; 71% in 6 years; 92% of 2019 grads completed within 4 years

Post-graduation: About a third of our graduates plan to attend graduate or professional school immediately after graduation. The majority of those students are accepted to a graduate or professional program before they graduate from Hendrix.

Doctoral Degree Production: 40% in Medical, Law, Ph.D., or Master's program; 50% employed or in public service; 2% unemployed 

Residence options: More than 90% of students live in college-owned co-ed and single-sex housing, including six traditional residence halls, five residence houses, three theme houses, and five apartment complexes.

Campus: (campus map) 175 acres encompassing academic, residential and recreational resources, plus arboretum, gazebo, and pecan court; also includes "New Urbanism" community, The Village at Hendrix

Facilities: (facilities guide) Art complex, life sciences center, physical sciences center, social sciences center, chapel, auditorium, theatre, wellness and athletics center, student life and technology center, welcome center

Clubs & organizations: More than 70; Phi Beta Kappa chapter

Athletics: 30% of all students participate in intercollegiate athletics.

NCAA Division III, Southern Athletic Association: Baseball (M), Basketball (M & W), Beach Volleyball (W), Cross Country (M & W), Football (M), Golf (M & W), Lacrosse (M & W), Soccer (M & W), Softball (W), Swimming and Diving (M & W), Tennis (M & W), Track and Field (M & W), and Volleyball (W)

Comprehensive fee, 2019-20: $60,060 (tuition, room, board, and mandatory fees)

Financial aid: 100 percent of students receive some form of achievement-based and/or need-based state, federal, or institutional assistance; 88% of financial need met (on average); $41,587 average award for 2018-19

Academic consortium: Associated Colleges of the South

Major accreditations: Higher Learning Commission, University Senate of the United Methodist Church, American Chemical Society, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Alumni body: More than 15,000

Endowment: Approximately $206 million