Hendrix College

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Hendrix College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Conway, AR, a predominately urban area. Hendrix College has an enrollment of approximately 1,200 students.

Most of the students accepted into this school had an SAT score within the range of 1150 to 1360, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 26 to 32. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Hendrix College average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.48 - 3.78. About 70 percent of all students which applied were accepted at Hendrix College, and from those that were granted acceptance about 25 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at hendrix.edu.

Overall Hendrix College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Hendrix College was reported as 70.0% in Fall 2020 with over 1,630 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: 26 - 32
  • Average GPA: 3.48 - 3.78

How Hard Is It to Get into Hendrix College?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Hendrix College is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Hendrix College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 77.1%
  • 2017-2018: 79.8%
  • 2018-2019: 72.2%
  • 2019-2020: 70.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 68.2%

How Does Hendrix College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Hendrix College is twenty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Central Baptist College40.0%
Harding University61.3%
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University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff43.9%
Lyon College44.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Hendrix College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading580 - 690
Math570 - 670
Total Score1150 - 1360
ACT®Score Range
English25 - 35
Math24 - 29
Composite Score26 - 32
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