Can I get into Henderson State University? The school has a 66% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,692 out of 4,072 applicants were admitted making Henderson State University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 48 percent. Henderson State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||500|
|SAT Math 25th||600|
|SAT Composite 25th||1100|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||500|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1110|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Henderson State University?
Henderson State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1095. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1105 out of 1600. 4 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1110 and Above||Good||>77%|
|1105 to 1110||Avg +||66%-77%|
|1100 to 1105||Avg -||53%-66%|
|1095 to 1100||Reach||40%-53%|
|Less than 1095||Low||<40%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Henderson State University?
Admission data indicates that Henderson State University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 95 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Henderson State University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>77%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||66%-77%|
|19 to 22||Avg -||53%-66%|
|16 to 19||Reach||40%-53%|
|Less than 16||Low||<40%|
You will need about average high school grades to get into Henderson State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Henderson State University was 3.19 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Henderson State University accepts 66% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||20%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||19%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||17%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||19%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||8%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||2%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||26%||31%||28%|
Applicants have 118 days left until the Fall 2018 term applications are due on Aug 18, 2018.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Henderson State University before the Aug 18 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|May 5||May 17|
|Jun 2||Jul 11|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jun 9||Jun 19|
|Jul 14||Jul 24|
What are the requirements for admission to Henderson State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Do not know|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=107071 IPEDS survey data for Henderson State University.