Hesston College

Hesston, KS, USA
4.11 Average Rating

Hesston College is a 2-year Christ-centered liberal arts college located in central Kansas. An affiliate of the Mennonite Church, Hesston requires all students to enroll in a Biblical Literature course. One of the college’s most enduring traditions are “Pick-a-Friend” nights that take place during residence hall social outings.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Mennonite Church
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
32%
Out-Of-State Students
43%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
440
Total Number of Undergrads
440
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$19,614
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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.
$26,900
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.
$26,900
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.
$8,800
Books and Supplies
$1400

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.
39%
Average Aid Per Year
$18,442
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.
39%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$6,368
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$15,760

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.
71%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$5,791
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.
$12,000
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.
$138
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
40%
60%
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Association
NJCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

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

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$43,800
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What Students Are Saying

4.11 Average Rating
Caring professors on a beautiful campus, provides most sports except football. located in a small town which is only 45 min from Wichita. I have really enjoyed my first semester at Hesston.
Weston from Elkins, AR
Hesston is an excellent place to learn more about yourself. At Hesston I had a fabulous experience, not only in my academics but in every aspect. Hesston showed me that there are real people out there who truly care.
Emily from Rosevile, CA
They maintain a very knowledgeable, caring, and compassionate learning environment. Hesston has an extremely tranquil small town setting that enhances the learning experience. It offers several different opportunities to learn at home and abroad, in order to give you an exceptional education.
Charisse from Sedgwick, KS

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