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Hendrix Appears on Washington Monthly’s Liberal Arts College Rankings

CONWAY, Ark. (August 27, 2012) - Hendrix College appears on Washington Monthly's 2012 liberal arts college rankings. Hendrix is ranked 80th among the list's 254 schools.

Schools are ranked based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: Social Mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), Research (producing cutting-edge scholarship and PhDs), and Service (encouraging students to give something back to their country).

The rankings are available online here.

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. Hendrix was named the country's #1 "Up and Coming" liberal arts college for the third consecutive year by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2011 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 376 colleges and is listed in the 2012 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges as one of 25 "Best Buy" private colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit