Private 4 Year

Hastings College

Hastings, Nebraska

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Hastings College overview
Location Hastings, Nebraska
Online hastings.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Remote Town
Religious Affiliation Presbyterian Church (USA)
Hastings College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Hastings College, located in Hastings, Nebraska, is a private, undergraduate, four-year institution established in 1882 and affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. The college campus boasts a blend of historic and modern architecture and is situated in a small-town setting approximately 160 miles west of Omaha. With a focus on liberal arts education, Hastings College offers a variety of academic programs, including notable strengths in education and business-related fields. The application process at Hastings College is moderately selective, seeking students who demonstrate strong academic potential. On-campus housing is available, providing residential facilities for students to live and learn within close proximity to academic buildings and campus resources. While Hastings College maintains a range of athletic programs, it is not specifically renowned for any particular sport at the national level; therefore, its athletics reflect typical college participation in a range of sports under the team name the Broncos.

In the most recent statistical year 2,121 prospective students applied, and 1,513 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 264 enrolled in the school.  926 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 10 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $32,600 plus fees of $1,980.












Hastings College is rated within the lower 47% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards

Hastings College overview
SAT 960/1180
ACT 19/26
GPA 3.5

Applications Accepted

Hastings College overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Hastings College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$100
Other Fees$1,980
Room and Board $11,190
Budget for Other Expenses$4,042
Total One Year Cost$49,912

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$45,000 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

56% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Hastings College students
Subject Percent of Class
Education 25%
Business 19%
Psychology 8%
Communication 8%
Social Sciences 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=181127 IPEDS survey data for Hastings College.

Current students may use the Hastings College GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.