About Henderson

Fast Facts

History painting Garrison Center Jones Room

Founded 
    • 1890

 
Location 
    • Arkadelphia (small-town) in southwest Arkansas 
    • 35 miles from Hot Springs 
    • 8 miles from DeGray Lake Resort State Park

 
Housing 
    • Traditional residence halls & apartment style options 
    • 45% of students live on campus

 
Enrollment (Fall 12-13) : 3,773

 
Geographic profile 
    • 86% from Arkansas 
    • 13% from 27 other states 
    • 1% International students

 
Faculty 
    • 166 full-time 
    • 67% have a terminal degree in their fields 
    • 17:1 student-to-faculty ratio

 
Undergraduate studies 
    • 37 bachelor’s degrees offered 
    • 1 AAS degree

 
Graduate Studies 
    • 11 masters degree programs 
    • 1 Educational Specialist degree 
    • 4 certification programs 

 

 

 
 
 
 
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