Hastings College is a private, four-year undergraduate liberal arts college located in 109 acres of beautifully landscaped lawns in Hastings, Nebraska. Founded in 1882 by Presbyterian men and women who were eager to have a Presbyterian-affiliated college that upheld high academic and cultural standards and who developed students who strove for excellence at all times and did well in all facets of life, Hastings has been able to successfully remain true to this vision for over 125 years.
With a curriculum that is centered on a strong liberal arts and sciences core, Hastings insures that the general and well-rounded knowledge acquired by their students through the intensive liberal arts program will help them gain a better appreciation and understanding of their chosen specialization. The college offers Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music, and Master of Arts in Teaching degrees in over 64 majors in 32 areas of study as well as 12 pre-professional programs.
Today, there are approximately 1,190 students enrolled at Hastings College, 23 from other U.S. states and six from countries outside of the U.S. These students are guided in their quest for higher education by full-time faculty members, 74% of whom hold a doctorate in their chosen fields and who remain focused on providing students with the high quality education they deserve and expect. At Hastings, the student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.
For academic year 2009-2010, the cost of tuition and other fees for full-time undergraduate resident students is US$27,782 broken down into full-year tuition at US$20,912, room and board at US$6,000 and general fees at US$870. Financial aid by way of loans, grants and scholarships are extended to qualified students.
Being a resident college, Hastings offers various on-campus housing options.
For more information about admissions, financial aid or online learning opportunities such as distance education degree programs and online classes, please contact Hastings College.