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Hendrix College is located in Conway, Arkansas. It is a private liberal arts college that was founded in 1876. Rev. Isham L. Burrow established the college as a primary school called Central Institute. Hendrix College is based on a 160-acre campus. Students are offered graduate and undergraduate degrees in several Course Topics. Some of the fields of study include humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, theater, environment and pre-professional studies. Hendrix College is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference. The athletic teams of the college are nicknamed the Warriors. The school sponsors teams in baseball, basketball, golf, swimming, tennis, softball and soccer, among others.

Profile of Hendrix CollegeHendrix is located in a town not far from a more urbanized area, in Conway, AR. The school is officially a United Methodist school. Hendrix is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at the school top out at the Master's degree.

Course Topics

One of the good things about Hendrix is its wide range of programs leading to degrees. Students at the school often study mathematics, music, science, art studies, drama and performing arts, therapy and Counselling, and liberal arts.

Hendrix Selectivity

The admissions department at Hendrix does not accept all those who apply. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 570 to 690 in 2007. A quarter of students admitted in 2007 scored 660 or higher on the math SAT.

Students at Hendrix benefit from the low student/teacher ratio. The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors.

Student Enrolment

Hendrix offers classes to 1, 195 students (1, 187 full-time equivalent).

Student Life
The school serves primarily full-time students. Hendrix has a residential or campus feel. Many students live in housing on or near campus. Hendrix does offer meal plans to students. Students sports include formal participation in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference competitions. Hendrix Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts81history, international relations, English, interdisciplinary studies, economics, political science, sociology, Spanish language, . . .
Science44biology, chemistry, biochem/biophysics/molecular biology, chemical physics, physics
Therapy and Counselling23psychology
Religion and Philosophy15philosophy, religion, philosophy and religious studies
Business and Management14accounting
Art Studies6art studies
Computer Science and Engineering5computer science
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy5exercise science
Drama and Performing Arts5drama
Conservation and Resource Management3environmental studies
Education and Teaching3elementary school teaching
Contact: HendrixHendrix College

1600 Washington Ave

Conway, AR 72032-3080

General Phone: (501) 329-6811


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