Hendrix College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$43,720

3.87% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$22,089

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

3.4%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

79.8%

1,465 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,249

99.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

74.5%

278 Graduates

About

Hendrix College is a higher education institution located in Faulkner County, AR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Hendrix College were General Psychology (37 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (35 degrees), and General Economics (33 degrees).

In 2017, 367 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Hendrix College. 56.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (275 degrees), 14.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (19 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Hendrix College is $43,720, which is $18,526 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Hendrix College is $43,720, which is $18,526 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,089.

In 2017, 100% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 54% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$43,720

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Hendrix College was $43,720. The cost of tuition at Hendrix College is $18,526 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$22,089

2017 Value

3.02%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Hendrix College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,089. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Hendrix College grew by 3.02%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,176

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Hendrix College was of $10,176 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 4.03% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

100%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

54%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Hendrix College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 100% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

3.4%

2016 Default Rate

8

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Hendrix College was 3.4%, which represents 8 out of the 235 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Hendrix College received 1,465 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 19.9% annual decline. Out of those 1,465 applicants, 1,169 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 79.8% acceptance rate.

There were 1,249 students enrolled at Hendrix College in 2017, and 22% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Hendrix College has an overall enrollment yield of 28.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

79.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,169

Accepted Out of 1,465

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Hendrix College was 79.8% (1,169 admissions from 1,465 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 77.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -19.9%, while admissions declined by -17.2%.

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SAT Scores

22%

Submission Percentage

76

Scores Submitted

22% of enrolled first-time students at Hendrix College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Hendrix College has a total enrollment of 1,249 students. The full-time enrollment at Hendrix College is 1,238 students and the part-time enrollment is 11. This means that 99.1% of students enrolled at Hendrix College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Hendrix College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70% White, 7.45% Black or African American, 5.52% Hispanic or Latino, 5.2% Asian, 3.92% Two or More Races, 0.801% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Hendrix College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (36.3%), followed by White Male (33.9%) and Black or African American Female (3.83%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (40%), followed by White Female (30%) and Black or African American Male (10%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

99.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Hendrix College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,249 students. The full-time enrollment at Hendrix College is 1,238 and the part-time enrollment is 11. This means that 99.1% of students enrolled at Hendrix College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Hendrix College was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Hendrix College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    874

  2. Black or African American

    93

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    69

The enrolled student population at Hendrix College is 70% White, 7.45% Black or African American, 5.52% Hispanic or Latino, 5.2% Asian, 3.92% Two or More Races, 0.801% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 66 students (5.28%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 45 more women than men received degrees from Hendrix College. The majority of degree recipients at Hendrix College are white (275 degrees awarded). There were 14.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (19 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Hendrix College is General Psychology (37 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (35 degrees) and General Economics (33 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Hendrix College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Language & Linguistics (22 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), and Physical Sciences (25 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hendrix College are Physicians (478,252 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (370,396 people), Other managers (340,168 people), Postsecondary teachers (295,265 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (268,038 people).

The most specialized majors at Hendrix College are Language & Linguistics (22 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), Physical Sciences (25 degrees), Biology (67 degrees), and Social Sciences (82 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hendrix College are Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Hendrix College are Language & Linguistics (22 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), Physical Sciences (25 degrees), Biology (67 degrees), and Social Sciences (82 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hendrix College are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (625,204 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (613,232 people), Elementary & secondary schools (506,403 people), Legal services (298,147 people), and Offices of physicians (231,249 people).

The most specialized majors at Hendrix College are Language & Linguistics (22 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), Physical Sciences (25 degrees), Biology (67 degrees), and Social Sciences (82 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 37 degrees awarded

  2. 35 degrees awarded

  3. 33 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Hendrix College was General Psychology with 37 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 161

  2. 206

In 2017, 161 degrees were awarded to men at Hendrix College, which is 0.782 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (206).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 22 degrees were awarded to men at Hendrix College in General Economics, which is 2 times more than the 11 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 34 degrees were awarded to women at Hendrix College in General Psychology, which is 11.3 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

64%

100% Completion Time

68%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 64% of students graduating from Hendrix College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 68% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 71% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Hendrix College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    275 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    19 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Hendrix College is white (275 degrees awarded). There were 14.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (19 degrees).

1.09% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    154 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    121 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Hendrix College is white female (154 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (121 degrees).

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Operations

Hendrix College has an endowment valued at nearly $201M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $23.7M (11.8%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Hendrix College had a total salary expenditure of $55.7M. Hendrix College employs 44 Professors, 31 Associate professors, and 29 Assistant professors. Most academics at Hendrix College are Male Professors (24), Female Professors(20), and Male Associate professors (20).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hendrix College are: Service, with 90 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 37 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 37 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$201M

2017 Endowment

7.62%

growth from 2016

Hendrix College has an endowment valued at about $201M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Hendrix College grew 7.62% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $164M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $770k - Federal

  2. $451k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Hendrix College received $770k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $451k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$20.8M

2017 Salaries

2.99%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Hendrix College paid a median of $20.8M in salaries, which represents 37.4% of their overall expenditure ($55.7M) and a 2.99% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.55% decline from 2015 and a 4.06% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.73M

Instructional Salaries

113

Number of Employees

In 2017, Hendrix College paid a total of $7.73M to 113 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

44 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

90 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Hendrix College were Professor with 44 employees; Associate professor with 31 employees; and Associate professor with 29 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hendrix College were Service with 90 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 37 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 37 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Hendrix College was Male Professor with 24 employees, Female Professor with 20 employees, and Male Associate professor with 20 employees.

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