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Hastings, Nebraska

Hastings College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Hastings College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
64.2%
Admission Difficulty for Hastings College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Hastings College and can I get accepted? The school has a 64% acceptance rate ranking it #8 in Nebraska for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,248 out of 1,944 applicants were admitted making Hastings College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 64 percent. Hastings College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Hastings College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
940-1130
Applicants Submitting SAT
31%
SAT Scores for Hastings College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 940
SAT Scores for Hastings College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1130
Average SAT Score 1040

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Hastings College?

Hastings College typically requires applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #6 in Nebraska for highest average SAT composite score. 31 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Hastings College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1130 and Above Good >75%
1035 to 1130 Avg + 64%-75%
940 to 1035 Avg - 51%-64%
845 to 940 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 845 Low <38%
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Hastings College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
78%
ACT Scores for Hastings College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Hastings College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Hastings College?

Admission data indicates that Hastings College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #5 in Nebraska for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 78 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Hastings College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Hastings College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >75%
22 to 25 Avg + 64%-75%
19 to 22 Avg - 51%-64%
16 to 19 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 16 Low <38%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.44
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Hastings College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Hastings College was 3.44 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #7 in Nebraska for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Hastings College accepts 64% of students who apply.

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Admission Statistics

Hastings College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 922 1,022 1,944
Accepted 604 644 1,248
Acceptance Rate 66% 63% 64%
Enrolled 122 142 264
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 22% 21%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Hastings College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Hastings College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Hastings College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

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

Frequently Asked Questions

31% of students submit their SAT scores to Hastings College. 78% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

64% of those who apply are granted admission to Hastings College. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 940 and 1130. 31% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. 78% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.