Description

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:

  • Bible and Ministry
  • Business
  • Disaster Management
  • Engineering
  • Marketing
  • Social Work
  • Music
  • Visual Arts

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 are another source of aid and are usually based on an applicant’s GPA or test scores. Many eligible students receive financial aid packages that combine aid from these different sources.

Quick Facts about Hesston College

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

$22,622

Out-of-State Tuition

$22,622

Retention Rate

69%

Enrollment

423

Year Established

1909

Students

Total Students
423

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
90%
Part-Time
10%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
4%
African American
5%
Caucasian
85%
American Indian or Alaska native
1%
Asian
1%
Unknown and Other
4%

International Students

International
8%
Domestic
92%

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