Henderson State University

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Henderson State University can be found in Arkadelphia, AR, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 4,100 students enrolled per year at Henderson State University.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT exam scores at Henderson State University. A score between 950 to 1128 on the SAT exam, or 19 to 24 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. We were able to estimate the Henderson State University average GPA (2.98 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. About 60 percent of all applicant were admitted at Henderson State University, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 34 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at hsu.edu.

Overall Henderson State University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

62.2%

The overall acceptance rate for Henderson State University was reported as 62.2% in Fall 2013 with over 3,350 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 19 - 24
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Henderson State University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Henderson State University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2016 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2016-2017 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Henderson State University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 31.3%
  • 2010-2011: 62.6%
  • 2011-2012: 58.9%
  • 2012-2013: 61.5%
  • 2013-2014: 62.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2016-2017: 59.3%

How Does Henderson State University Compare?

62.2%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Henderson State University is twelve percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Ouachita Baptist University70.1%
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus60.8%
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff27.7%
Texas A & M University-Texarkana37.2%
Central Baptist College54.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants3,35041.4%58.6%
Admitted2,08440.8%59.2%
Enrolled70443.6%56.4%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Henderson State University (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English18 - 24
Math17 - 24
Composite Score19 - 24
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