Henderson State University

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Henderson State University

1100 Henderson Street
School Setting Town: Distant: Territory inside an urban cluster that is more than 10 miles and less than or equal to 35 miles from an urbanized area.
Geographic RegionSoutheast AL AR FL GA KY LA MS NC SC TN VA WV
PresidentGlendell Jones, Jr.
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is NOT part of a system or corporate entity
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPublic institution - An educational institution whose programs and activities are operated by institutionly elected or appointed school officials and which is supported primarily by public funds.
Dual credit 0
Calendar system Semester
A calendar system that consists of two semesters during the academic year with about 16 weeks for each semester of instruction. There may be an additional summer session.
Admission test scores Required

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 3,773
Number of Men 1,629
Number of Women 2,144
Percentage Women57%
Percentage Men43 %
Full-time Students 3115
Part-time Students 658
Number of Applicants 3,222
Number of Admitted 1,981
Admissions Rate 61%
Full-time Retention Rate (2012) 59%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 16 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
yesTuition payment plan
In-state Tuition $5,880
Books and Supplies $1,200
On Campus Room and Board $5,526
In-state Fees $1,400
Out of State Tuition $1,400
Application Fee $0
Estimated Total$15,406

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Average net price-students receiving grant or scholarship aid9173
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 92%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$7,512
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 62%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $4,365
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 54%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $4,270
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 59%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $7,061
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The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yesLess Than 1 Yr Certificate
yesBachelor’s Degree
yesPostbaccalaurate Certificate
yesMaster’s Degree
yesPost-Master’s Degree

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor118
Business/Commerce, General72
Early Childhood Education and Teaching61
General Studies39
Social Work32
Psychology, General30
Biology/Biological Sciences, General28
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship26
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew21
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching21
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse20
Art/Art Studies, General19
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management18
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching17

Degrees Awarded by Level

Bachelor's Degree496
Postbaccalaureate certificate116
Master's Degree103

Additional Services

yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers

Sports and Athletics

yesNational Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
yesNCAA or NAIA member for football - Great American Conference
yesNCAA or NAIA member for basketball - Great American Conference
yesNCAA or NAIA member for baseball - Great American Conference
yesNCAA or NAIA member for cross country/track - Great American Conference

Tel / Fax (870) 230-5144
Institution’s internet website address http://www.hsu.edu
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.