Hesston College

301 South Main
Hesston, KS 67062-2093
Tel: (620)327-4221
428 students
Private not-for-profit
Hesston College is a little nugget of paradise located just 30 minutes north of Wichita. As the only two-year college owned by Mennonite Church USA, we offer an environment and learning experience that is hard to match.
School Highlights
Hesston College serves 428 students (84% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Hesston College is the only community colleges within Harvey County, KS.
The nearest community college is Central Christian College of Kansas (20.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 41% over five years.
College Hesston College (KS) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 40 staff
62 staff

Student Body

The student population of 428 has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 6:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has grown by 109% over five years.
Total Enrollment 428 students 1,383 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
27:1
# Full-Time Students 361 students
682 students
# Part-Time Students 67 students
826 students
Total Dormitory Capacity 410 300
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
3%
9%
% Black
3%
9%
% White
73%
71%
% Two or more races
4%
2%
% Unknown races
3%
4%
% Non Resident races
12%
2%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.46 0.48

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $22,622 is more than the state average of $12,024. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $22,622 $12,024
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
90%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • With nearly 500 students, you'll find opportunities for life, learning, and leadership that are distinct even among small colleges. With a two-year general studies curriculum, you'll gain the kind of academic and professional preparation that most schools put off until the junior and senior years. With a spiritual dimension that permeates most of what we do, you'll become a valued member of a tightly-knit community of learners, teachers, and friends.

Nearby Schools

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  • 3,373 students | 28.40 Mi4004 N Webb Rd. Bldg 100
    Wichita KS  67226
    (316)677-9400
    28.403,373
  • Vatterott College-Wichita
    Private for-profit
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    Wichita KS  67226
    (316)634-0066
    28.60162
  • 189 students | 29.00 Mi8111 E. 32nd Street North, Suite 103
    Wichita KS  67226
    (316)609-4100
    29.00189
Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,910 per year for in-state students and $4,032 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,024 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kansas community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Donnelly College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.