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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 58,900; 30 minutes from Little Rock (metro. pop.: 724,385)

Enrollment Fall 2017: 1,209 from 48 states and 19 countries

Academic profile, class of ’22: 41% in top 10th of high school class, 74% in top quarter; Average scores: 1266 SAT (Natl avg: 1002), 28 ACT (Natl avg: 21), 3.9 GPA (Natl avg: 3.0)

Faculty: 104 full-time, 93 percent with Ph.D. or equivalent degree

Student/faculty ratio: 10:1

Average class size: 16

Majors: 33 undergraduate majors, 34 minors; M.A. in accounting

Top 5 Majors, Class of ’18: 1) Psychology, 2) Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 3) Biology, 4) Economics & Business, 5) Health Science

Graduation Rates (Fall 2009 class): 66% in 4 years; 71% in 6 years; 94% of grads complete in 4 years

High Impact Practices (NSSE 2016): 66% of seniors report participating in research projects with faculty (southeast peers: 44%); 85% of seniors complete some form of culminating senior project (Southeast peers: 71%); 68% of seniors participate in internships or field experiences (Southeast peers: 65%)

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, PhD, or Master's program; 50% employed or in public service; 2% unemployed 

Residence options: Co-ed and single-sex; six traditional residence halls, five residence houses, three theme houses, and five apartment complexes (more than 92 percent of students live in college-owned housing)

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: 37% 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), Field Hockey (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, 2018-19: $58,074 (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; 87% of financial need met (on average); $38,736 average award for 2017-18

Academic consortium: Associated Colleges of the South

Major accreditations: Higher Learning Commission, University Senate of the United Methodist Church, National Association of Schools of Music, National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, American Chemical Society

Alumni body: More than 15,000

Endowment: Approximately $185 million