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Hendrix College Admission Requirements

Conway, Arkansas

Chances of getting into Hendrix College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
72.2%
Admission Difficulty for Hendrix College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionLow

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. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Find out which students are getting accepted at Hendrix College, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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Hendrix College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1160-1390
Applicants Submitting SAT
24%
SAT Scores for Hendrix College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 600
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1160
SAT Scores for Hendrix College
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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Hendrix College admission chances by SAT score
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%
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Hendrix College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
27-32 
Applicants Submitting ACT
89%
ACT Scores for Hendrix College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 27
ACT Math 25th 25
ACT Composite 25th 27
ACT Scores for Hendrix College
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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Hendrix College admission chances by ACT score
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%
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Hendrix College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

What GPA do you need to get into Hendrix College?

Applicants require 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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Hendrix College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Hendrix College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 819 726 1,545
Accepted 601 514 1,115
Acceptance Rate 73% 71% 72%
Enrolled 155 154 309
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 30% 28%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jun 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 1, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Hendrix College and what student information is used for 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

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
R
Rhodes College

Memphis, Tennessee

J
John Brown University

Siloam Springs, Arkansas

C
Central Bible College

Springfield, Missouri

U
Union University

Jackson, Tennessee

T
University of Tulsa

Tulsa, Oklahoma

S
Saint Louis University Main Campus

Saint Louis, Missouri

A
Aquinas College

Nashville, Tennessee

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

FAQs

Does Hendrix College prefer SAT or ACT?

24% of students submit their SAT scores to Hendrix College. 89% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Hendrix College?

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.

What SAT score is required for Hendrix College?

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.

What ACT score is required for Hendrix College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 27 and 32. 89% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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