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Hastings College Overview

Located in Hastings, Nebraska, Hastings College is a private not-for-profit institution. The surrounding location of Hastings is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

What Is Hastings College Known For?

260 Undergraduate Awards
$24,397 Avg Cost After Aid
68% Acceptance Rate
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the master's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Hastings.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from Hastings with a bachelor's degree make about $44,400 a year. That's 9% more than those who graduate from other schools.
  • It takes the average Hastings student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

Where Is Hastings College?

Location of Hastings College

Contact details for Hastings are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 710 N Turner Ave, Hastings, NE 68901
Phone: 402-463-2402
Website: www.hastings.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hastings.edu
Twitter: https://twitter.com/HC_Advantage

How Do I Get Into Hastings?

You can apply to Hastings online at: https://www.hastings.edu/admissions/apply-to-hastings/

Admission Requirements for Hastings

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Hastings?

68% Acceptance Rate
52% Of Accepted Are Women
11% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 68%, Hastings does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 48% of accepted students are men and 52% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 67%, and the acceptance rate for women is 70%.

Average Test Scores

About 11% of students accepted to Hastings submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 570. Math scores were between 490 and 580.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Hastings College  ( 480 to 570 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Hastings College  ( 490 to 580 )
200
800
Hastings received ACT scores from 91% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 25. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 20 and 25.

ACT English Scores for Hastings College  ( 19 to 25 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for Hastings College  ( 18 to 25 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Hastings College  ( 20 to 25 )
1
36

Can I Afford Hastings College?

$24,397 Net Price
75% Take Out Loans
6.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Hastings is $24,397. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Hastings, approximately 75% of students took out student loans averaging $7,311 a year. That adds up to $29,244 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Hastings is 6.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Hastings College Undergraduate Student Diversity

950 Full-Time Undergraduates
50% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,048 undergraduate students at Hastings, with 950 being full-time and 98 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Hastings

There are also 32 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 950 full-time undergraduates at Hastings, 50% are male and 50% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Hastings

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Hastings College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Hastings Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 4
Black or African American 46
Hispanic or Latino 94
White 730
International Students 35
Other Races/Ethnicities 41

Geographic Diversity

Nebraska students aren't the only ones who study at Hastings College. At this time, 16 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 19 countries are represented at Hastings. The most popular countries sending students to the school are United Kingdom, Canada, and Brazil.

Online Learning at Hastings College

0 Took All Classes Online
327 Took At Least One Class Online
In 2017-2018, 327 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Hastings has changed over the last few years.

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Hastings College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Teacher Education Subject Specific 20 12 32
Business Administration & Management 22 0 22
General Biology 19 0 19
Teacher Education Grade Specific 17 1 18
Marketing 15 0 15
General Psychology 15 0 15
Health & Physical Education 14 0 14
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 13 0 13
Sociology 12 0 12
General Business/Commerce 10 0 10
Journalism 10 0 10
Criminology 9 0 9
General English Literature 8 0 8
Health & Medical Administrative Services 7 0 7
History 7 0 7
Accounting 6 0 6
Special Education 6 0 6
Drama & Theater Arts 6 0 6
Recreation Administration 5 0 5
Physics 5 0 5
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 4 0 4
Economics 4 0 4
Music 4 0 4
Religious Studies 3 0 3
Political Science & Government 3 0 3
Hospitality Management 2 0 2
Human Resource Management 2 0 2
Public Relations & Advertising 2 0 2
Publishing 2 0 2
Computer Science 2 0 2
Mathematics 2 0 2
Communication & Media Studies 1 0 1
Romance Languages 1 0 1
Philosophy 1 0 1
Fine & Studio Arts 1 0 1
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 0 0
Zoology 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0
General Education 0 0 0
Teaching English or French 0 0 0
Germanic Languages 0 0 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 0 0
Other Statistics 0 0 0
Biopsychology 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 0 0
TOTAL 260 13 273

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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