• Odyssey

    Your Hendrix Odyssey: Engaging in Active Learning is the hands-on, experiential approach to learning pioneered at Hendrix. Pierre Urisanga’s personal Odyssey began in Musanze, Rwanda. Read More


    Odyssey is among the reasons Hendrix has been named the nation's most innovative and promising liberal arts college by U.S. News and World Report. Read More

    Best Value

    Odyssey's focus on learning by doing increases the value of a Hendrix degree and is among the reasons Princeton Review lists us as a "Best Value" in higher education.  Read More

    Life Changing

    Odyssey fosters transformative student experiences, enhancing Hendrix's reputation as a college that changes lives. Emily English is one of those whose life was changed by her Hendrix experience. Read More


    Odyssey's hands-on approach to education appeals to Hendrix students, who are doers, not watchers — active participants in our diverse and welcoming learning community. Read More

  • Info for future students

    Visit this Summer

    Schedule a Summer Visit

    The Office of Admission is now taking requests for summer campus visits. Individual visits can be scheduled for 10 a.m. or 1:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Come take a campus walk with a current Hendrix student and chat with your admission counselor!


    Info for the Class of 2016

    Summer is an action-packed time for the Class of 2016! From high school graduation to Hendrix Summer Send-Off parties, new students will receive new email accounts, housing assignments and sign up for orientation trips. We have a few tips to help you get ready for life at Hendrix.

  • Sights and Sounds

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    Miller Center Trip to Philadelphia

    Miller Center Trip to Philadelphia

    Ten Hendrix students traveled to Philadelphia, Pa., for a summer mission trip. The program was sponsored by the Hendrix Miller Center for Vocation, Ethics, and Calling.

    Italy Odyssey

    Odissea Dell'Arte

    On May 14-24, Hendrix Art History Professor Rod Miller led a group of ten students on a tour of Italy, sponsored by the Odyssey program. The students visited six cities, including Venice, Florence, and Rome.

  • News & Events

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    Hendrix Alumnus Named UMF Seminary Scholar

    Colin Bagby ’12 to attend Candler School of Theology in Atlanta, Ga.

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    Hendrix Adds Expertise in Digital Humanities

    Tim Lepczyk joins Hendrix staff as Fellow in Digital Humanities and Pedagogy

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    Politics Professor to Serve State Education Board

    Dr. Jay Barth ’87 appointed by Gov. Beebe to Board of Education

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    Steere to Steer New Sport as Head Coach

    Peri Steere hired as head coach of new women’s lacrosse squad

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    • #1 Up-and-Coming Liberal Arts College by U.S. News and World Report
    • #12 for Best Undergraduate Teaching by U.S. News and World Report
    • The only private, independent college in Arkansas that shelters a Phi Beta Kappa chapter
    • 29 Watson Fellows
    • 20 Fulbright Scholars
    • 25 Goldwater Scholars
    • First in percentage of graduates who get science and math Ph.D.s
    • 3 Truman Scholars
    • 2 Jack Kent Cooke Scholars
    • Six Rhodes Scholars
    • 1 Marshall Scholar
    • 1 of 40 schools included in Loren Pope's Colleges that Change Lives
    • 1 of 49 Best Buys listed in the Fiske Guide to Colleges
  • Heiskell Award