Fast Facts

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 2022: 1,144 from 39 states and 17 countries

Academic profile, class of ’27: 34% in top 10th of high school class, 62% in top quarter; Average scores: 1239 SAT (Natl avg: 1059), 27 ACT (Natl avg: 20.7), 3.85 GPA 

Faculty: 99 full-time, 89% 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

Most Popular Majors: Psychology, Health Science, Biology, Biology & Molecular Biology, Computer Science, Economics & Business.

Graduation Rates (Fall 2016 class): 67.3% in 4 years; 68.5% in 6 years; 85% of 2022 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

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

Athletics: More than 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). Varsity Esports (M & W).

Financial aid: 100% of students receive some form of achievement-based and/or need-based state, federal, or institutional assistance.

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