2021 Student Population

A total of 3,163 students have enrolled at Henderson State University - 2,626 undergraduate and 537 graduate.
By gender, 1,296 male and 1,867 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 2,455 full-time students and 708 part-time students.
The number of students at Henderson State University is very small compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as John Brown University and Southern Arkansas University Main Campus, its population is average (average population is 3,388).
Henderson State University offers online degree/certificate programs and 650 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 1,296 male and 1,867 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.69 to 1 and the ratio is average (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total2,6262,334292
Men1,1541,031123
Women1,4721,303169
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total537121416
Men14242100
Women39579316

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 2,034 White students (64.31%) and 595 Black or African American students (18.81%) at Henderson State University(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Henderson State University.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Race/Ethnicity at Henderson State University
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native1064
Asian421626
Black or African American489217272
Hispanic1717992
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander271116
White1,652725927
Two or More Races18475109
Race/Ethnicity Unknown16412
Total 2,6261,1541,472
Population by Race/Ethnicity at Henderson State University
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native404
Asian523
Black or African American1062581
Hispanic22517
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White382105277
Two or More Races1239
Race/Ethnicity Unknown312
Total 537142395

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At Henderson State University, 2,833 students (89.57% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 650 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 582 students live in Arkansas where Henderson State University is located in and 64 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total3,1632,626537
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes650270380
Enrolled Some in Online Classes2,1832,083100
Not Enrolled in Online Classes33027357
Online Student Population by Student Location
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total (Enrolled Excl.)650270380
Arkansas Residents582245337
Other State in U.S.642143
Outside of U.S.440
Unknown000

Online Enrollment Chart