Henderson State University

country rank  1009
world rank  3031

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University Overview

Established in 1890, Henderson State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Arkadelphia (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Arkansas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Henderson State University (HSU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Henderson State University (HSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 128 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. HSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym HSU
Founded 1890
Motto The School With A Heart
Colours Red and gray

University Location

Address 1100 Henderson Street
Arkadelphia (population range: 10,000-49,999)
71999-0001 Arkansas
United States
T +1 (870) 230 5000
F +1 (870) 230 5419

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 1100 Henderson Street, Box 7610
Arkadelphia 71999-0001
+1 (870) 230 5265

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Henderson State University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation
1934


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • National League for Nursing
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Dietetic Association

Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018