Hesston College

Hesston, KS

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Hesston College

Hesston College

Hesston College Student Essentials

Hesston College Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Mennonite Church
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Lark
Website: www.hesston.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $ 24,824
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 24,824
Retention Rate: 76%
Enrollment: 409
Year Established: 1909

About Hesston College

At Hesston College in Hesston, Kansas, learning is an integrated experience. Whether majoring in an academic, artistic or professional subject area, all students spend the first half of their college experience taking classes that contribute to their development as Christians, while nurturing critical thinking and communication skills.

A small, Mennonite Christian school, Hesston also offers students a memorable college experience of fellowship and friendship.

Hesston offers associate's and bachelor's degrees, primarily in professional fields, though there are also several majors in academic and creative disciplines. Majors include:

  • Arts & Humanities
  • Art
  • Bible and Ministry
  • Communications
  • Criminal and Restorative Justice
  • Disaster Management
  • English
  • General Studies/Deciding
  • Graphic Design
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Music Education and Music Therapy
  • Music Performance
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Theatre Education
  • Theatre Performance
  • Youth Ministry

Business

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Economics

Education

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education - Elementary
  • Education – Secondary
  • Special Education

Health & Medical Sciences

  • Athletic Training
  • Health and Medical Occupations
  • Nursing RN and BSN
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Physical Therapy
  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Technology

  • Computer Information Technology
  • Computer Science

Transportation

  • Air Traffic Control
  • Aviation - Professional Pilot

Science

  • Agriculture Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technology - Computer Systems
  • Engineering Technology - Electronic and Computer
  • Engineering Technology ? Mechanical
  • Environmental Science
  • Exercise Science
  • Physics
  • Horticulture Science

Specialty Study Options

  • Independent Study
  • Distance Learning
  • Day Classes
  • Night Classes

There are also several pre-professional degrees for those preparing for advanced degrees in Dentistry and Medicine.

Bachelor's degree candidates spend their first two years taking courses outside their major. These courses build the spiritual, intellectual and interpersonal foundation needed to succeed in one's major.

Spirituality is an important feature of Hesston College. Through fellowship, Bible study, ministry and other spiritual activities, students get to know each other better while expanding their faith.

Admissions requirements include submission of an application, transcripts or GED scores, recommendation letters and SAT or ACT scores for applicants who are 21 years old or younger.

Hesston works with students to provide them with financial aid to help with tuition costs. Partaking in federal aid programs, Hesston awards federal grants and loans. Hesston will also help students who are not eligible for federal aid or still require additional help to find and apply for private loans.

Scholarships

President's Scholarship…..$12,000
Dean's Scholarship…..$7,000 to 9,000
Academic Achievement…..$3,000

   Hesston College awards these scholarships based on high school grade point average and standardized test scores. To renew the scholarship, President's Scholars must maintain at least a 3.5 GPA and Dean's Scholars must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA

Alumni Scholarship…..$1,000

   If one or both of your parents attended Hesston College, you are eligible for this scholarship.

Church Matching Scholarship…..up to $1,000

   Hesston College will match, dollar for dollar, up to $1,000 provided by your home congregation. The college will match $1 for every $4 above $1,000 up to full tuition. Church Matching Scholarship form

Endowed Scholarships…..$200 to 3,000

   A number of endowed scholarships are awarded to Hesston students with particular interests, qualifications, and/or financial need. Find a list of Hesston's endowed scholarships in the online catalog.

Music Scholarships

   Scholarships are awarded by the Music faculty through an audition process.

Theatre Scholarships

   Scholarships are awarded by the Theatre faculty through an audition process.

Athletic Scholarships

   Scholarships are awarded by the coaches.

Kansas State Scholarship…..$1,000

   Students must be designated as a state scholar by the Kansas Board of Regents based on their GPA, ACT, and curriculum completed. Students must be Kansas residents (1 year), show financial need, be enrolled full time (12 hours). Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA while in college. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the Kansas Board of Regents Financial Aid Application to apply for this scholarship.

Kansas Nursing Scholarship…..$3,500

   Kansas resident full-time nursing students must obtain a sponsoring hospital, nursing home, or clinic. Students must complete the FAFSA and the Kansas Board of Regents Financial Aid Application to apply for this scholarship.

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Hesston College Map & Location

Hesston College
301 South Main
Hesston, KS 67062


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Getting Around Hesston College

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
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Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Hesston, KS

Winter
Dec
42
22
Jan
41
19
Feb
47
24
Spring
Mar
57
32
Apr
66
43
May
76
54
Summer
Jun
86
64
Jul
92
69
Aug
91
67
Fall
Sep
82
58
Oct
69
45
Nov
55
33

Students

Total Students 409

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 4%
  • African American: 7%
  • Caucasian: 84%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 3%
Latino 4%
African American 7%
Caucasian 84%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 3%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 93%
Part-Time 7%
International 7%
Domestic 93%

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