PO Box 7802, 1100 Henderson St, Arkadelphia Arkansas 71999
870-230-5000 Fax 144
Established in 1890 as Arkadelphia Methodist College, Henderson is one of only two Arkansas public universities established as a 4-yr degree conferring institution and the second oldest under state control. The university's current enrollment is at 3500 students. Degree programs are offered through the Matt Locke Ellis College of Arts & Sciences, colleges of business and education, graduate school and honors college, as well as operating the only aviation degree program in the state. A graduate program was instituted in 1955 which confers three graduate degrees. The university also offers an athletics program. The university's main entrance and fountain are located on Hwy 7.
05/23 Coming to The Arkadelphia area
Arkansas Literary Festival Little Rock AR April18-21 The tenth anniversary gathering with events on both sides of the river. Featuring well known authors Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana.
World Famous Armidillo Festival Hamburg AR May1-4 The World Famous Armidillo Festival takes place on Hamburg's town square and the surrounding blocks. Local bands play on Friday night of the festival and all day Saturday to ensure your weekend is the best.
Riverfest Little Rock AR May24-26 Riverfest is a celebration of visual and performing arts that is held annually over Memorial Day weekend on the banks of the Arkansas River in Little Rock.
Johnson County Peach Festival Clarksville AR July25-28 Johnson County Peach Festival is the oldest festival in the State. Concessionaires bring their wares from good ol' home cookin' to handmade arts and crafts. Enjoy live entertainment and don't miss the Peach Cobbler Bake-Off and Jam/Jelly Contest.
Hope Watermelon Festival Hope AR August9-11 Watermelon Olympics, melon judging and auction, watermelon eating contest, seed spitting contest, melon toss, antique engine show, entertainment and SW Arkansas' largest arts and crafts show.
National Championship Chuckwagon Races Clinton AR August31-September2 Chuckwagon Races, Snowy River Race, bronc fanning, music, concerts, camping, trail riding, western trade show, horse and mule clinics, seminars, and barn dances.