Hendrix College is a private liberal arts college located in Conway, Arkansas which is about 30 miles from Little Rock
Hendrix College enrollment is over 1,400, mostly undergraduates. While affiliated with the United Methodist Church, the curriculum is secular and the student body is composed of people from many different religious backgrounds. Hendrix is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.
In fall 2013, Hendrix was recognized as one of the country’s top “Up and Coming” liberal arts colleges for the sixth consecutive year by US News and World Report. The 2014 U.S. News Best Colleges guide lists Hendrix as #11 in a group of liberal arts colleges that demonstrate “A Strong Commitment to Teaching.” Hendrix is the only Arkansas institution to appear in the 2014 U.S. News Best Colleges ranking of the top 100 private national liberal arts colleges. Hendrix was listed among the top liberal arts colleges “based on their contribution to the public good” by Washington Monthly. Hendrix is among the country’s top 100 most financially fit private colleges, according to a list published by Forbes magazine and is ranked #158 on the magazine’s list of America’s Top Colleges and #115 in a list of private colleges in the nation.” Hendrix is among the top colleges profiled in The Princeton Review’s The Best 378 Colleges (2014). Hendrix was selected for inclusion in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2014 based on academic ratings, price category, and quality of student life on campus.