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Hendrix College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

77.1%
Admission Difficulty for Hendrix College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExceptional
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into Hendrix College? The school has a 77% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,411 out of 1,830 applicants were admitted making Hendrix College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 24 percent. Hendrix College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1170-1420
Applicants Submitting SAT
28%
SAT Scores for Hendrix College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 600
SAT Math 25th 570
SAT Composite 25th 1170
SAT Scores for Hendrix College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 720
SAT Math 75th 700
SAT Composite 75th 1420
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Hendrix College?

Hendrix College typically requires applicants to be in the top 29 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1170 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 1045. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1295 out of 1600. 28 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

Hendrix College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1420 and Above Good >85%
1295 to 1420 Avg + 77%-85%
1170 to 1295 Avg - 66%-77%
1045 to 1170 Reach 54%-66%
Less than 1045 Low <54%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
26-32 
Applicants Submitting ACT
91%
ACT Scores for Hendrix College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 27
ACT Math 25th 25
ACT Composite 25th 26
ACT Scores for Hendrix College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 34
ACT Math 75th 31
ACT Composite 75th 32
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Hendrix College?

Admission data indicates that Hendrix College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 23 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 29 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Hendrix College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Hendrix College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
32 and Above Good >85%
29 to 32 Avg + 77%-85%
26 to 29 Avg - 66%-77%
23 to 26 Reach 54%-66%
Less than 23 Low <54%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.94
Typical High School Grades
A-

You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Hendrix College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Hendrix College was 3.94 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.94 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Hendrix College accepts 77% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Hendrix College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 64% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Avg -
3.25 to 3.50 9% Reach
3.00 to 3.25 9% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 3% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

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Admission Statistics

Hendrix College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 957 873 1,830
Accepted 739 672 1,411
Acceptance Rate 77% 77% 77%
Enrolled 179 172 351
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 26% 25%

Fall 2018 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2018
Days left to Apply
40

Applicants have 40 days left until the Fall 2018 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2018.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Hendrix College before the Jun 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 5 May 17

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Hendrix College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Hendrix College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Hendrix College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=107080 IPEDS survey data for Hendrix College.