Hendrix College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Hendrix College
|Applicant Competition||Very 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
Applicants Submitting SAT22%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||600|
|SAT Math 25th||570|
|SAT Composite 25th||1170|
|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.
|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%|
Hendrix College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT91%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||25|
|ACT Math 25th||24|
|ACT Composite 25th||24|
|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.
|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%|
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 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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
74% of Hendrix College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||26%||32%||29%|
Applications are DueJun 1, 2020
Days left to Apply198
Applicants have 198 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2020.
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|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
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.