Ark. (September 14, 2020) — Hendrix College is once again listed among
America’s Best Colleges for overall quality, value, and innovation. The College
appears in multiple categories of the annual higher education rankings issued
by U.S. News & World Report.
As in previous years’ U.S. News
& World Report rankings, Hendrix remains the only top 100 nationally
ranked liberal arts college in Arkansas.
On the 2021
Best Value Schools list among nationally ranked liberal arts colleges, Hendrix
rose eight spots to claim the #32 ranking. Each year, the Best Value list considers
the ratio of academic quality to price, the percentage of students receiving
need-based financial aid (84% for Hendrix during 2019-2020), and the average
institutional aid those students receive.
continues to appear on the Most Innovative Schools list, a result of
nominations by presidents, provosts, and admissions deans of peer institutions
in the Best National Liberal Arts Colleges category. This list recognizes
schools for “making the most innovative improvements in terms of curriculum,
faculty, students, campus life, technology or facilities.”
excited to see Hendrix continue to be recognized among the country’s leading
liberal arts colleges for quality, innovation, and value,” said Hendrix
President Ellis Arnold. “This recognition affirms our commitment to educating
the whole person and to offering students an extraordinary experience that has life-long
recent accolades for Hendrix include taking the top spot in Arkansas on Niche’s 2021 Best Colleges list and StateUniversity.com; as well
as appearances in Forbes Top Colleges list; Money’s Best
Colleges in America list; The Princeton Review’s 2021
Best Colleges list; the Kiplinger’s Personal Finance 2019
Best College Values list; a profile in The Fiske Guide to Colleges; and
a listing in The Wall Street Journal / Times Higher Education College
prospective students and families interested in Hendrix, the College is
currently offering in-person and virtual visit experiences. For more
information, visit www.hendrix.edu/visit or contact
Jenn McKenzie, Associate Director of Campus Visitation & Administrative
Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-277-9017.
About Hendrix College
A private liberal
arts college in Conway, Arkansas, Hendrix College consistently earns recognition
as one of the country’s leading liberal arts institutions, and is featured in Colleges That
Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges. Its academic quality and rigor,
innovation, and value have established Hendrix as a fixture in numerous college
guides, lists, and rankings. Founded in 1876, Hendrix has been affiliated with
the United Methodist Church since 1884. To learn more, visit www.hendrix.edu.