Hendrix College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Hendrix College
|Admission Standards||Very High|
How hard is it to get into Hendrix College and can I get accepted? The school has a 72% acceptance rate ranking it #9 in Arkansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,115 out of 1,545 applicants were admitted making Hendrix College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 23 percent. Hendrix College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Hendrix College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT24%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||600|
|SAT Math 25th||560|
|SAT Composite 25th||1160|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||700|
|SAT Math 75th||690|
|SAT Composite 75th||1390|
|Average SAT Score||1280|
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 31 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1160 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 1040. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1280 out of 1600. The school ranks #1 in Arkansas for highest average SAT composite score. 24 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|
|1390 and Above||Good||>81%|
|1275 to 1390||Avg +||72%-81%|
|1160 to 1275||Avg -||60%-72%|
|1045 to 1160||Reach||47%-60%|
|Less than 1045||Low||<47%|
Hendrix College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT89%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||27|
|ACT Math 25th||25|
|ACT Composite 25th||27|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||35|
|ACT Math 75th||29|
|ACT Composite 75th||32|
|Average ACT Score||29|
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 27 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 15 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 30 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #1 in Arkansas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 89 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Hendrix College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|32 and Above||Good||>83%|
|29 to 32||Avg +||72%-83%|
|27 to 29||Avg -||63%-72%|
|25 to 27||Reach||52%-63%|
|Less than 25||Low||<52%|
Avg. High School GPA3.94
Typical High School GradesA-
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. The school ranks #1 in Arkansas for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Hendrix College accepts 72% of students who apply.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||26%||30%||28%|
What are the requirements for admission to Hendrix College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
24% of students submit their SAT scores to Hendrix College. 89% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
72% of those who apply are granted admission to Hendrix College. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1160 and 1390. 24% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.