HSU Description

Henderson State University is proud to be one of Arkansas’ most prestigious public universities. Located in the beautiful but small town of Arkadelphia, Henderson State University offers superb educational facilities and a scholarly faculty to contribute to the academic pursuits of its students.

Offering both bachelor’s and master’s degrees, Henderson State University is proud to attract students from all over the country. Bachelor’s degrees can be earned in many of the traditional concentrations, such as Communications, Political Science, Sociology, Business, the arts, the sciences, and much more.

The Henderson State University master’s program has a shorter list to offer, which includes various concentrations in education, clinical mental health counseling, and business.

Henderson State University’s number one priority is student success, which is why support services are so popular among students. Students are encouraged to take advantage of academic workshops, tutoring opportunities, academic advising, career counseling and preparation, and much more.

Though Henderson State University is proud of its academic excellence, student life is an important aspect of the overall college experience. Students can get involved in student organizations, take advantage of the recreation center, explore student housing, take part in intramural sports, and try out for competitive sports.

Henderson State University can offer the whole package, academic excellence, a vibrant student life, and a support staff to help you succeed.

Quick Facts about Henderson State University

Region

Southeast

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Reddies

Website

www.hsu.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Selective

In-State Tuition

$5,340

Out-of-State Tuition

$10,680

Retention Rate

61%

Enrollment

3,521

Year Established

1890

HSU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4

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100% of students gave Henderson State University 4 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

The school's facility's are great and the teachers are fantastic. If you have questions the teachers have answers and if they do not know them they find out for you. There are great places too hang out and has great coffee.

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HSU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
3,124
Freshman Class
1,131
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
3,521

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
89%
Graduate
11%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
72%
Part-Time
28%

Gender of Students

Women
57%
Men
43%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
3%
African American
21%
Caucasian
75%
Asian
1%

International Students

International
2%
Domestic
98%

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