Hastings College

Hastings, NE, USA
3.93 Average Rating

Hastings College is a private, Christ-centered institution established on a 120-acre campus in southern Nebraska. Hastings offers over 60 major, minor, and pre-professional programs, which students can personalize with academic opportunities such as service learning projects and undergraduate research projects, which are funded by the college’s Excelsior Scholars Program and the Student Development Fund. Hastings is home to an extensive collection of resources for the arts, offering its students a 25,000-foot art center, which is home to many studio spaces including the glassblowing studio, an active theater community, and a variety of musical ensembles.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Presbyterian Church (USA)
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
68%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 1, 2020

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
64%
Out-Of-State Students
33%
91%
Submitting ACT
11%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1118
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
1,202
Total Number of Undergrads
1,155
Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Classroom Sizes

0
100
46%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
58%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
13:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$21,703
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$30,050
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$30,050
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$9,700
Books and Supplies
$1134

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
29%
Average Aid Per Year
$19,652
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
29%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,351
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$18,431

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
75%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,201
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$15,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$282
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
51%
49%
Student Organizations
60
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
70%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Broncos
School Colors
White/Crimson
Varsity Athletics Association
NAIA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Great Plains Athletic Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Employed
6 mos. after graduation
75%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$47,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.93 Average Rating
Honestly I love Hastings College. I rate them as a ten out of ten. I love the fact that I can call Hastings College my home.
Keegan from Lincoln, NE
Hastings College is a family and has become my home. My professors are fantastic and want me to succeed. I know I will be prepared for the real world when I graduate.
Kireina from Alamogordo, NM
Hastings College is a small college with a beautiful campus and friendly environment. The students and faculty are driven and always helpful. With it's capacity to help you develop a personalized degree and Liberal Arts Program, you really can pursue your passion.
Lisa from Hastings, NE
Hastings College has a beautiful campus in a good neighborhood, the town of Hastings is also very nice with plenty to do. The professors truely care and take time to get to know each one of their students, they have small class sizes as well so you get plenty of one-on-one time with your professor. The curriculum is spectacular!! A variety of classes and countless opportunities!
Taylor from Silt, CO
Hastings College is a fantastic college overall. The teachers all care about their courses and their students. The students are all extremely kind to all other students.
Adam from Lincoln, NE
Very friendly and positive environment. Great faculty that actually care about the success of their students. Wonderful location and a great learning environment.
Brianna from Julesburg, CO
Hastings College is by far in the most welcoming and loving community that one could think of. The interest that both students and professors have towards you is absolutely amazing. The small college vibe is the best when it comes to making life-long relationships and completing college in the major of your interest.
Evelyn from Avon, CO
The college has the best psychology program, in my opinion. They are great with working with you on getting your work done.
Nancy from Harvard, NE

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