CONWAY, Ark. (September 19,
2017) – Hendrix College appears as #213 overall in Forbes’ 2017 America’s Top
Colleges rankings, up 20 spots from last year’s ranking. Forbes also ranked
Hendrix at #153 in Private Colleges (climbing 21 spots), #81 in Liberal Arts
Universities (rising 10 spots), and #42 in the South (holding steady with last
The College also earned a
Forbes Financial Grade of “A” (an increase from last year’s A- grade), and was
once again listed above all other Arkansas colleges and universities in the
Forbes overall rankings.
Hendrix continues to appear
in Forbes’ Grateful Grads Index, its list of the top 200 best-loved colleges,
coming in at #102.
When evaluating schools for
its annual ranking, Forbes considers four categories: quality academics and
student satisfaction, on-time graduation rates, low student debt, and high
earning potential and career success.
This fall, Hendrix has also
been ranked among “Best
National Liberal Arts Colleges” and “Most
Innovative Schools” by U.S. News
& World Report, and highlighted in the Fiske Guide
to Colleges 2018.
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.