College named one of the nation’s “best and most
CONWAY, Arkansas (July
11, 2023) — Hendrix College is one of 300 four-year colleges and universities
in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom featured in the Fiske
Guide to Colleges 2024.
Compiled by former New
York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske beginning in 1982, the guide is updated regularly by Fiske’s
editorial team and includes what it deems “the best and most interesting”
institutions in higher education. Each school is graded on a one
to five scale in three categories: academics, social life, and quality of life.
The guide spotlights
several aspects of the College’s academic program that stand out, including the
Odyssey Program and The Engaged Citizen and Explorations classes for first-year
students. Other campus highlights include the Miller Creative Quad and the
award-winning Dining Services, according to the guide.
attention from faculty is the norm,” says the guide. “They are also able to
ignite a sense of curiosity and excitement for learning.” The small faculty-to-student
ratio at Hendrix is one of the main highlights.
Hendrix College is a private liberal arts college
in Conway, Arkansas. Founded in 1876 and affiliated with the United Methodist
Church since 1884, Hendrix is featured in Colleges
That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges
and is nationally recognized in numerous college guides, lists, and rankings
for academic quality, community, innovation, and value. For more information,