CONWAY, Ark. (September 23, 2013) – Hendrix recently
appeared in a ranking of America's
501 Smartest Colleges published by Business
In the list available
here Hendrix is ranked #80 based on student test scores.
“Our recognition by Business
Insider is affirmation yet again that Hendrix attracts some of the best and
brightest students from Arkansas, across the country, and around the world,”
said Acting President W. Ellis Arnold III. “These
rankings clearly demonstrate that the quality of our academic programs creates
an environment where bright students flourish and reach their full potential.”
The list is topped by Cal Tech, Princeton,
Harvard, and Yale and includes universities and liberal arts colleges together.
Hendrix and fellow Associated Colleges of South member institutions University
of Richmond, Centre College, and Rhodes College appear in the top 100.
Founded in 1876, Hendrix
College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education.
For the sixth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country’s “Up and
Coming” liberal arts colleges by U.S.
News and World Report. Hendrix is
featured in the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will
Change the Way You Think about Colleges, as well as the 2014 Princeton Review’s
The Best 378 Colleges, Forbes magazine's list of
America's Top Colleges, and
the 2014 Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United
Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.