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Henderson State University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Henderson State University

Website: http://www.hsu.edu
Address: 1100 Henderson Street , Arkadelphia , Arkansas - 71999-0001
Phone: (870) 230-5000
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Public
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Post-master's certificate
Campus setting
Distant Town
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Gulf South Conference
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning No
ROTC Yes
Study abroad No
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $0
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
2,425
1,119
1,306
Percent admitted
66%
65%
66%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
50%
53%
48%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
430
580
SAT Math
460
570
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
18
25
ACT English
18
24
ACT Math
19
26
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $3,936
Out-of-state tuition $7,872
Books and supplies $1,200
On-campus room and board $4,890
On-campus other expenses $3,600
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
73%
-
Federal grant aid
23%
$3,777
State or local grant aid
21%
$883
Institutional grant aid
44%
-
Loan aid
29%
$4,321
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
3,652
43%
57%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 3,097
Estimated graduates enrolled 516
Undergraduates 24 years old -
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old -
GRADUATION RATE
Total 33%
Men 29%
Women 36%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 15%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 27%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 33%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $4,228 $4,667 $4,939 $5,083 2.9%
Out-of-state $7,756 $8,363 $8,875 $9,163 3.2%
Books and supplies $1,200 $1,200 $1,200 $1,200 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $4,026 $4,434 $4,890 $5,398 10.4%
Other $3,800 $3,600 $3,600 $4,200 16.7%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $13,254 $13,901 $14,629 $15,881 8.6%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $16,782 $17,597 $18,565 $19,961 7.5%
 

Map & Directions

Map of Henderson State University

Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2008
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,361 1,048 1,313
Percent admitted 31% 34% 29%
Percent admitted who enrolled 100% 100% 100%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2008 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 42 6%
ACT 692 94%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 420 530
SAT Math 460 610
ACT Composite 19 26
ACT English 19 27
ACT Math 17 25

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1934 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 4/21/2007 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1957 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1954 -   Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program 4/1/1983 -   Accredited
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program 4/1/1983 - 12/31/2006 Resigned