Hendrix College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$49,140
4% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$20,778
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.14%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
70.5%
1,775 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,077
99.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
65.5%
205 Graduates

About

Hendrix College is a higher education institution located in Faulkner County, AR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Hendrix College were General Psychology (43 degrees awarded), Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (27 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (25 degrees).

In 2020, 308 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Hendrix College. 55.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (212 degrees), 8.48 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (25 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Hendrix College is $49,140, which is $20,740 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Hendrix College is $49,140, which is $20,740 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,778.

In 2020, 99% of undergraduate students attending Hendrix College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 51% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$49,140
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Hendrix College was $49,140. The cost of tuition at Hendrix College is $20,740 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$20,778
2020 Value
0.388%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Hendrix College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,778. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Hendrix College grew by 0.388%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,026
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Hendrix College was of $11,026 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 2.23% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
51%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Hendrix College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1% with respect to 2019, when 100% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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3.14%
2018 Default Rate
8
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Hendrix College was 3.14%, which represents 8 out of the 255 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Hendrix College received 1,775 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 9.03% annual growth. Out of those 1,775 applicants, 1,252 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.5% acceptance rate.

There were 1,077 students enrolled at Hendrix College in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Hendrix College has an overall enrollment yield of 24.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,252
Accepted Out of 1,775

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Hendrix College was 70.5% (1,252 admissions from 1,775 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 70%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 9.03%, while admissions grew by 9.92%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Hendrix College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Hendrix College has a total enrollment of 1,077 students. The full-time enrollment at Hendrix College is 1,069 students and the part-time enrollment is 8. This means that 99.3% of students enrolled at Hendrix College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Hendrix College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.5% White, 22.3% Two or More Races, 8.45% Hispanic or Latino, 6.04% Black or African American, 2.6% Asian, 0.279% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0929% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Hendrix College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (23.6%), followed by White Male (23%) and Two or More Races Female (12.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (25%), followed by White Male (25%) and Two or More Races Male (12.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

99.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Hendrix College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,077 students. The full-time enrollment at Hendrix College is 1,069 and the part-time enrollment is 8. This means that 99.3% of students enrolled at Hendrix College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Hendrix College was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Hendrix College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    501
  2. Two or More Races
    240
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    91

The enrolled student population at Hendrix College is 46.5% White, 22.3% Two or More Races, 8.45% Hispanic or Latino, 6.04% Black or African American, 2.6% Asian, 0.279% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0929% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2020, 36 more women than men received degrees from Hendrix College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Hendrix College is white (212 degrees awarded). There were 8.48 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (25 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Hendrix College is General Psychology (43 degrees awarded), followed by Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (27 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (25 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Hendrix College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (10 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (18 degrees), and History (17 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hendrix College are Physicians (402,477 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (264,196 people), Postsecondary teachers (239,625 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (222,591 people), and Other managers (192,484 people).

The most specialized majors at Hendrix College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (10 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (18 degrees), History (17 degrees), Biology (57 degrees), and English (17 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hendrix College are Surgeons, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Aerospace engineers, Computer hardware engineers, and Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Hendrix College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (10 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (18 degrees), History (17 degrees), Biology (57 degrees), and English (17 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hendrix College are Elementary & secondary schools (551,949 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (499,831 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (497,019 people), Offices of physicians (195,381 people), and Legal services (179,930 people).

The most specialized majors at Hendrix College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (10 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (18 degrees), History (17 degrees), Biology (57 degrees), and English (17 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common
  1. 43 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 27 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 25 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Hendrix College was General Psychology with 43 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

136
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
172
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 136 degrees were awarded to men at Hendrix College, which is 0.791 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (172).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 20 degrees were awarded to men at Hendrix College in General Economics, which is 4 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 27 degrees were awarded to women at Hendrix College in General Psychology, which is 1.69 times more than the 16 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

66%
100% Completion Time
71%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 66% of students graduating from Hendrix College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 71% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 71% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Hendrix College is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.488% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    212 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    25 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Hendrix College is white (212 degrees awarded). There were 8.48 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (25 degrees).

8.12% of degree recipients (25 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    121 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    91 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Hendrix College is white female (121 degrees awarded). There were 1.33 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (91 degrees).

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Operations

Hendrix College has an endowment valued at nearly $182M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.53M (0.841%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Hendrix College had a total salary expenditure of $49M. Hendrix College employs 50 Professors, 20 Assistant professors, and 18 Associate professors. Most academics at Hendrix College are Male Professors (26), Female Professors(24), and Female Assistant professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hendrix College are: Service, with 81 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 43 employees, and Management with 32 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$182M
2020 Endowment
7.53%
decline from 2019

Hendrix College has an endowment valued at about $182M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Hendrix College declined 7.53% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $142M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.47M - Federal
  2. $37.4k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Hendrix College received $1.47M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $37.4k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$18.5M
2020 Salaries
12.8%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Hendrix College paid a median of $18.5M in salaries, which represents 37.7% of their overall expenditure ($49M) and a 12.8% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.72% growth from 2018 and a 2.07% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.65M
Instructional Salaries
98
Number of Employees

In 2020, Hendrix College paid a total of $6.65M to 98 employees working as instructors, which represents 36% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
50 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
81 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Hendrix College were Professor with 50 employees; Assistant professor with 20 employees; and Assistant professor with 18 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hendrix College were Service with 81 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 43 employees; and Management with 32 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Hendrix College was Male Professor with 26 employees, Female Professor with 24 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 13 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Hendrix College.

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