Hastings College

710 Turner Ave, Hastings, United States
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Overview of Hastings College

About this school

Hastings, founded in 1882, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 88-acre campus is located in a residential area of Hastings, 100 miles from Lincoln.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,183
    • Men:609 (51.5%)
    • Women:574 (48.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Hastings College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
3
4
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
4
-
History
-
4
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
710 North Turner Avenue
City, State, Zip
Hastings, NE  68901
Phone
(402) 461-7403
Fax
(402) 463-3002
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for some freshmen
Other
Counselor's recommendation required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
71% of 1,688 applicants were admitted
Women
71% of 839 applicants were admitted
Men
71% of 849 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
412 (34%) of 1,201 admitted students enrolled
Women
186 (31%) of 599 admitted students enrolled
Men
226 (38%) of 602 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
38%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |20-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
5%
• Score 24 - 29
41%
• Score 18 - 23
52%
• Score 12 - 17
2%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


Hastings College accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url
Not reported

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline May 1 | Final deadline September 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002548
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
266 (91.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
230 (86.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
230 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
56 (24.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$22,540
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 230 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,289
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 180 (78.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,153
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 52 (22.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
60 (20.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,388

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
869 (81.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
778 (89.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
778 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
185 (23.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$22,923
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 777 (99.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,011
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 625 (80.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,900
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 149 (19.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
283 (26.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,776

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
71%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$27,784
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Business, Communication, Religion/Biblical Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Dance, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Memberships, Rodeo
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Previous College Experience, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,736

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


4-1-4

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


77

Part-Time Faculty


42

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


50%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 35% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 29% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 31% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 3% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 48% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 28% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 24% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
263,366

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
240
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Hastings College provides hearing impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


74.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


58.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (81)


  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biopsychology
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communications Technology/Technician
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
  • Creative Writing
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Human Services, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Pedagogy
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio and Television
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Speech Teacher Education
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Stringed Instruments
  • Voice and Opera

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Education, Business/marketing, Social sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering, occupational therapy with Washington University in St. Louis, Boston University

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Education--General

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    25,093

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    109 acres

    Environment


    Small town/city

    Campus Size


    Weather


    Temperature
    11.1 average low in January, 83.7 average high in September
    Rain
    100 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Airport
    100 mile(s) from campus in Lincoln
    Nearest Bus Station
    30 mile(s) from campus in Grand Island
    Nearest Train Station
    2 mile(s) from campus in Hastings

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

    Students of College Housing


    63% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Students required to live on campus through junior year

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    37%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Not available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
    Mascot
    Broncos
    School Colors
    Crimson and white

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cheerleading
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cheerleading
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, bowling, football, racquetball, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Hastings College offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, student association, student alumni ambassadors, fellowship of christian athletes, phi mu alpha sinfonia, hastings college singers

    Sororities


    27% of women participate

    Fraternities


    27% of men participate

    ROTC


    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    1,129

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    1,183
    Women
    574
    Men
    609

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 1.4% Asian
    • 3.5% Black/African-American
    • 5.8% Hispanic/Latino
    • 2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 84.9% White
    • 0.6% Unknown

    International Students


    1.8% from 8 countries

    Average Age


    20

    Number of Graduate Students


    29

    Student Resources

    Study resources