Henderson, KY Colleges

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Henderson

Henderson is a city in Henderson County, Kentucky, United States, along the Ohio River in the western part of the state. The population was 27,952 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Evansville Metropolitan Area often referred to as "Kentuckiana", although "Tri-State Area" or "Tri-State" are more commonly used by the local media. Some travelers view it as the "gateway" to the South or Midwest. The city was named after Colonel Richard Henderson, an eighteenth-century land speculator, by his associates Gen. Samuel Hopkins and Thomas Allin.

Notable residents have included the ornithologist, naturalist, and painter John James Audubon, as well as blues legend W.C. Handy. For more than 100 years the city has been home to the Southern Cherokee Nation.

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Schools in and around Henderson, KY

Name
Pat Wilsons Beauty College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Henderson Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $11,160 average out-state tuition; $3,240 average in-state tuition
University of Evansville
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $28,620 average out-state tuition; $28,620 average in-state tuition
University of Southern Indiana
Four or more years; Public; $13,787 average out-state tuition; $5,792 average in-state tuition
Rogers Academy of Hair Design
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Regency Beauty Institute-Evansville
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
The Salon Professional Academy-Evansville
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit

Henderson, KY Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Alden Scholarship Up to $4,000 March 15, 2017
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
Hazel and Walter T. Bales Scholarship $2,000 January 31, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
Mason Family Foundation Scholarship Varies March 15, 2017
Kute Family Scholarship Varies March 15, 2017
Marvin D. Mills Scholarship Varies January 15, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017