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About Hesston College

Hesston College is a private, religous school located in the small town setting of Hesston, KS, less than an hour from Wichita.

Founded in 1909, the institution currently enrolls around 359 students a year, including 359 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $13,583,013. For each full-time student, Hesston College spends about $10,581.

2021 Admissions Facts About Hesston College

Acceptance rate: 50%

Average GPA: 3.37

Mean ACT score: 21

Mean SAT score: 1077

Does not offer early decision.

Doesn't offer early action.

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What is Hesston College's acceptance rate?

Hesston College is a not competitive school to get accepted to. Hesston College accepts around 50 percent of applicants each year. Last year, 604 students applied to Hesston College and 303 were admitted.

The average high school GPA for a student at Hesston College is 3.37 on a 4.0 scale. The mean composite SAT score is 1077. The mean ACT scores is 21.

Is Hesston College a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Hesston College, around 94 percent return for their sophomore year.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Based on this information, how does Hesston College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Hesston College a good school for YOU?

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College Info

Box 3000 Hesston, KS 67062-2093

Campus Setting: Small Town

Hesston College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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Hesston College ACT Scores


ACT Range

18 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Hesston College is 21. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Hesston College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Hesston College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

480 - 600


Reading SAT Range

460 - 600

Hesston College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees


In State


Cost Breakdown
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State Tuition

Student Life

Wondering what life at Hesston College is like? There are approximately 378 students enrolled at Hesston College. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 61% percent are from KS and 39% percent of students are from other states.


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Part Time


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