Hastings College

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Hastings College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Hastings, NE, a predominately rural area. There are around a thousand students enrolled per year at Hastings College.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores between 910 (25th percentile) - 1070 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and within the range of 21 (25th percentile) - 26 (75th percentile) on the ACT is typical among applicants that get into this school. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Hastings College average GPA ranges from 3.13 to 3.38 for accepted students. About 70% of all applicant were accepted at Hastings College, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 31% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at hastings.edu.

Overall Hastings College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

73.6%

The overall acceptance rate for Hastings College was reported as 73.6% in Fall 2013 with over 1,530 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 21 - 26
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Hastings College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Hastings College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2016 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2016-2017 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Hastings College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 74.3%
  • 2010-2011: 71.5%
  • 2011-2012: 70.5%
  • 2012-2013: 72.2%
  • 2013-2014: 73.6%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2016-2017: 72.5%

How Does Hastings College Compare?

73.6%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Hastings College is thirty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
York College48.9%
Concordia University-Seward71.5%
Doane College-Crete71.7%
Union College in Lincoln, NE52.3%
Nebraska Wesleyan University76.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants1,52953.2%46.8%
Admitted1,12652.8%47.2%
Enrolled34552.2%47.8%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Hastings College (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English20 - 26
Math20 - 26
Composite Score21 - 26
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