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Rank Ranking
#4453 of 14,131 In the World
#1250 of 2,597 In North America
#1175 of 2,496 In the United States
#11 of 23 In Nebraska
#547 of 1,009 For Special Education
#2439 of 3,654 For Psychology
#3193 of 5,073 For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Quick Review

Religion
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Acceptance rate
66%
Average SAT
1070
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$20,804 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
956
Graduates
26
Male:Female Ratio
48:52
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Hastings College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 66% 65% 67%
Applicants 2,126 920 1,206
Admissions 1,402 594 808
Freshmen enrolled full time 290 128 162

283 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
84 or 29%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 960
or below

75% of them
had 1180
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Hastings College are 960-1180 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
213 or 73%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Hastings College are 19-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 696 (71%)
Hispanic 105 (11%)
Black or African American 57 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 49 (5%)
Nonresident Alien 34 (3%)
Two or more races 32 (3%)
Asian 6 (0.6%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 2 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$20,804/year
Average aid awarded
$24,072
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $15,615
$30-48K $17,872
$48-75K $18,584
$75-110K $21,303
$110K+ $24,129

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $31,190$10,440
Tuition in-state $31,190$10,440
Tuition out-of-state $31,190$10,440
Fee in-district $1,580$1,580
Fee in-state $1,580$1,580
Fee out-of-state $1,580$1,580

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 745
Combined charge for room and board $8,880
Room charge $4,990
Meal charge $5,300

Hastings College Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Business Administration and Management, General 26
Elementary Education and Teaching 23
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 18
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 14
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 12
Psychology, General 12
Accounting 8
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 7
Sociology, General 7
Fine & Studio Arts, General 5
Physics, General 5
Biochemistry 4
Criminology 4
English Language and Literature, General 4
Health Teacher Education 4
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, Other 4
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 4
Business and Innovation & Entrepreneurship Teacher Education 3
Business & Commerce, General 3
Computer Science 3
History, General 3
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 3
Mathematics, General 3
Political Science and Government, General 3
Restaurant & Food Services Management 3
Sports Communication 3
Art Teacher Education 1 1
Chemistry, General 2
Dramatic & Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other 2
Economics, General 2
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 2
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 2
Music Teacher Education 2
Organizational Communication, General 2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 2
Health Communication 1
History Teacher Education 1
Intermedia & Multimedia 1
Journalism 1
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 1
Mathematics Teacher Education 1
Music, General 1
Religion & Religious Studies 1
Web Page, Digital & Multimedia and Information Resources Design 1
Grand Total 202 13
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 60% 53% 69%
  • Full-time retention rate - 71%

Publications & Citations

Publications
219
Citations
9,569

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
95 / 5,492
Psychology
82 / 6,565
Medicine
43 / 2,544
Business
41 / 2,423
Special Education
40 / 3,617
Sociology
25 / 1,314
Computer Science
21 / 955
Child Psychology
20 / 2,174
Social Psychology
17 / 2,433
Engineering
17 / 215
Mathematics
13 / 95
Economics
13 / 246
Clinical Psychology
13 / 1,511
Public Policy / Administration
12 / 1,182
Chemistry
12 / 397
Project Management
11 / 362
Communications and Public Relations
11 / 115
Management Information Systems
11 / 568
Biology
11 / 17
Physics
10 / 199
Health Science
9 / 488
Gerontology
8 / 559
Political Science
8 / 161
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
7 / 6
Art & Design
7 / 75
Math Teachers
7 / 68
Education Majors
7 / 8
Gender Studies
6 / 20
Inorganic Chemistry
6 / 49
Occupational Therapy
6 / 312
Political Economy
6 / 112
Demography
5 / 439
History
5 / 5
Cognitive Science
5 / 378
Environmental Science
4 / 46
Philosophy
4 / 0
Creative Writing
3 / 16
Actuarial Science
3 / 19
Optical Engineering
3 / 1
Healthcare Management (MHA)
3 / 56

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 30
1992 2 37
1993 2 24
1994 3 37
1995 13 19
1996 3 65
1997 0 35
1998 4 28
1999 2 43
2000 3 43
2001 0 51
2002 4 65
2003 1 82
2004 9 130
2005 5 187
2006 3 184
2007 5 264
2008 9 289
2009 8 361
2010 12 576
2011 5 465
2012 11 510
2013 10 719
2014 10 705
2015 15 688
2016 14 999
2017 11 769
2018 10 797
2019 8 823
2020 10 1027
2021 10 1009

Hastings College alumni

  1. Tom Osborne

    Tom Osborne
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1937-.. (age 85)
    Enrolled in Hastings College
    In 1959 graduated with Bachelor of Science
    Occupations
    American football playerpolitician
    Biography

    Thomas William Osborne is a former American football player, coach, college athletics administrator, and politician from Nebraska. He served as head football coach of the Nebraska Cornhuskers from 1973 to 1997. After being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1999, Osborne was elected to Congress in 2000 from Nebraska's third district as a Republican. He served three terms (2001–2007), returned to the University of Nebraska as athletic director in 2007, and retired in 2013.

  2. Michael Hancock

    Michael Hancock
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Michael B. Hancock is an American author and politician serving as the 45th and current Mayor of Denver, Colorado since 2011. A member of the Democratic Party, he was in his second term as the Denver City Councilor from the 11th district at the time he was elected to the mayorship.

  3. Clayton Anderson

    Clayton Anderson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    astronautengineeraerospace engineer
    Biography

    Clayton Conrad Anderson is a retired NASA astronaut. Launched on STS-117, he replaced Sunita Williams on June 10, 2007 as a member of the ISS Expedition 15 crew. He is currently an author, a motivational speaker, and a Professor of Practice at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.

  4. Ben Heine

    Ben Heine
    Born in
    Ivory Coast Flag Ivory Coast
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Enrolled in Hastings College
    Studied in 2002-2003
    Occupations
    photographerrecord producerpaintermusician
    Biography

    Ben Heine is a Belgian multidisciplinary visual artist and music producer. In 2010 media described his "Pencil Vs Camera" art. He is an accomplished illustrator and photographer, He is also the creator of other original art series such as "Digital Circlism" and "Flesh and Acrylic".

General info

Alternative names Hastings College
HC
Founded 1882
Motto Pro Rege
For the King
Colors crimson, white
Academic Calendar September to May (September - December; January (Interim Term); February-May)
Total FTE staff 177
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address 710 N Turner Ave
Hastings, Nebraska, 68901
United States
City population 25,000
Phone 40246324027405
Fax +1 (402) 461 7480

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