Hendrix appears among U.S. News & World Report’s Best National Liberal Arts Colleges
Ark. (September 12, 2022) — Hendrix College is recognized nationally for
innovation and undergraduate teaching in this year’s U.S. News & World
Report 2023 Best Colleges rankings.
again, we are honored to be cited among the country’s top liberal arts
colleges,” said Hendrix President Ellis Arnold.
addition to appearing on a list of Best National Liberal Arts Colleges, Hendrix
is #23 in Most Innovative Schools (an increase of 13 places from last year) and
#55 in the Best Undergraduate Teaching (an increase of nine places from last
only is this recognition a testament to the overall quality and value of the
academic program at Hendrix,” said Arnold. “But it also affirms the
distinctiveness of our approach to engaged learning and how well Hendrix prepares
students for successful careers and lives after they graduate.”
position among the Most Innovative Schools and Best Undergraduate Teaching
lists would not be possible without the commitment, dedication, and shared
sense of purpose among our faculty and staff to provide the very best
experience for our students,” he said.
addition to the U.S. News & World Report 2023 Best Colleges
rankings, Hendrix is featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2023, The
Princeton Review, and Washington Monthly’s 2022 College Guide. Niche.com
cites Hendrix among the 2023 Best Colleges in America, and College Consensus
cites Hendrix in numerous categories, including Best National Liberal Arts
Colleges, Best Private Colleges, Best Small Colleges, and 50 Underrated
Colleges Doing Great Things.
semester classes at Hendrix began on Tuesday, August 23, with the largest new
student class in seven years. After receiving a
record 2,801 applications, Hendrix welcomed 375 new students from 23 states and
multiple foreign countries to campus last month, a 13 percent increase compared
to 332 students a year ago. Among new students from Arkansas, Hendrix saw a 14
percent increase in the number of Arkansas Governor’s Distinguished Scholarship
recipients. After Census Day (Wednesday, September 7, 2022, the 10th day of
fall semester classes), the College’s total enrollment increased by two percent
to 1,144 students, compared to 1,120 during the 2021-22 academic year.
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.