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Henderson State University Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

66.1%
Admission Difficulty for Henderson State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow

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.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1100-1110
Applicants Submitting SAT
4%
SAT Scores for Henderson State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 600
SAT Composite 25th 1100
SAT Scores for Henderson State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 500
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1110
SAT Scores you need to get in

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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Henderson State University admission chances by SAT score
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 Requirements

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
95%
ACT Scores for Henderson State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Henderson State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 25
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Henderson State University admission chances by ACT score
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%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.19
Typical High School Grades
B

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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Henderson State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 15% Good
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

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Admission Statistics

Henderson State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,437 1,635 4,072
Accepted 1,607 1,085 2,692
Acceptance Rate 66% 66% 66%
Enrolled 414 332 746
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 31% 28%

Fall 2018 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 18, 2018
Days left to Apply
118

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

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Henderson State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Henderson State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Henderson State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
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.