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Conway, Arkansas

Hendrix College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Hendrix College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
79.8%
Admission Difficulty for Hendrix College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExceptional
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Hendrix College and can I get accepted? The school has a 80% acceptance rate ranking it #15 in Arkansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,169 out of 1,465 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 28 percent. Hendrix College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 29% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Hendrix College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1170-1460
Applicants Submitting SAT
22%
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 730
SAT Math 75th 730
SAT Composite 75th 1460
Average SAT Score 1320

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 1020. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1320 out of 1600. The school ranks #1 in Arkansas for highest average SAT composite score. 22 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
1460 and Above Good >87%
1315 to 1460 Avg + 80%-87%
1170 to 1315 Avg - 70%-80%
1025 to 1170 Reach 58%-70%
Less than 1025 Low <58%
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Hendrix College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
24-31 
Applicants Submitting ACT
91%
ACT Scores for Hendrix College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 25
ACT Math 25th 24
ACT Composite 25th 24
ACT Scores for Hendrix College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 34
ACT Math 75th 29
ACT Composite 75th 31
Average ACT Score 27

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 24 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 27 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 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 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
31 and Above Good >88%
27 to 31 Avg + 80%-88%
24 to 27 Avg - 72%-80%
21 to 24 Reach 62%-72%
Less than 21 Low <62%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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. The school ranks #1 in Arkansas for highest average GPA. 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 80% 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

High School Class Rank

74% of Hendrix College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Hendrix College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 46%
Top 25% of class 74%
Top 50% of class 95%
Bottom 50% of class 5%
Bottom 25% of class 1%

Admission Statistics

Hendrix College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 809 656 1,465
Accepted 645 524 1,169
Acceptance Rate 80% 80% 80%
Enrolled 170 168 338
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 32% 29%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jun 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 1, 2019.

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.