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Hastings College

Hastings, NE 4-Year Private

About Hastings College

Hastings College is a private, religous school located in the small town setting of Hastings, NE

Founded in 1882, Hastings College currently enrolls around 981 students a year, including 964 undergrads. The institution runs on a 4-1-4 (2 long terms separated by a month-long mini-term) academic calendar.

The school spends $8,141 for each full-time student enrolled.

Admissions Facts About Hastings College

Acceptance rate: 71%

Average GPA: 3.5

Mean ACT score: 23

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: August 1

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What's the acceptance rate at Hastings College in 2021?

Admission to Hastings College is moderately difficult. The acceptance rate at Hastings College is 71 percent.

The average high school GPA for a student at Hastings College is 3.5 out of 4.0. The mean ACT scores is 23.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Hastings College a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Hastings College, around 71 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 345 students who started at Hastings College as first-time freshman, 175 graduate within four years.

Around 60 percent of students who started at Hastings College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 75 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $29,277 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Hastings College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Hastings College a good school for YOU?

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College Info

710 North Turner Avenue Hastings, NE 68901

Campus Setting: Small Town

Hastings College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Hastings College is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Hastings College is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Hastings College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

20 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above

Good

20 to 26

Avg

20 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Hastings College is 23. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Hastings College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Hastings College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Hastings College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$40,884

In State

$40,884

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$28,600
$28,600
Fees
$1,450
$1,450
Housing
$9,700
$9,700
Books
$1,134
$1,134

Student Life

Wondering what life at Hastings College is like? There are approximately 1,212 students enrolled at Hastings College, including 1,183 undergraduate students and 29 graduate students. 95% percent of students attend school full-time, 67% percent are from NE and 33% percent of students are from other states.

95%

Full Time

5%

Part Time

67%

In State

33%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,212

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

71%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$30,050

Out-of-State

$30,050

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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