Hastings College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Hastings College
How hard is it to get into Hastings College and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate ranking it #12 in Nebraska for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,329 out of 1,945 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 moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 50 percent. Hastings College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Hastings College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT11%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||530|
|SAT Math 25th||520|
|SAT Composite 25th||1050|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||600|
|SAT Composite 75th||1220|
|Average SAT Score||1140|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Hastings College?
Hastings College typically requires applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 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 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. The school ranks #5 in Nebraska for highest average SAT composite score. 11 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1220 and Above||Good||>78%|
|1135 to 1220||Avg +||68%-78%|
|1050 to 1135||Avg -||56%-68%|
|965 to 1050||Reach||42%-56%|
|Less than 965||Low||<42%|
Hastings College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT91%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|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 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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 #9 in Nebraska for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Hastings College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>80%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||68%-80%|
|20 to 22||Avg -||58%-68%|
|18 to 20||Reach||48%-58%|
|Less than 18||Low||<48%|
Avg. High School GPA3.44
Typical High School GradesB+
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 68% of students who apply.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||22%||24%||23%|
Applications are DueAug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply239
Applicants have 239 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Hastings College before the Aug 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Hastings College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|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.