Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Hendrix College are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 22% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Hendrix College students
Race Percent of Students
White 78%
Black 5%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 3%
Race Unknown 1%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 9% more female students than male students enrolled at Hendrix College with a gender ratio of 52% women to 48% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Hendrix College has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Hendrix College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 48%
Women 52%
Enrollment by gender for Hendrix College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 579
Women 629

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Hendrix College serves a low number of students outside of Arkansas, with 64 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Hendrix College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 64%
Out of State 35%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,550 per year

31% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,208
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 0.4%
Part time Undergrads 0.3%

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

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