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 28%.
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 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
Hesston College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 428 has stayed relatively flat 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 national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment 428 students 1,371 students
Hesston College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
22:1
Hesston College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 361 students
779 students
Hesston College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 67 students
1,083 students
Hesston College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Hesston College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Hesston College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
1%
5%
Hesston College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
3%
20%
Hesston College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
3%
15%
Hesston College Black (2006-2014)
% White
73%
49%
Hesston College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
4%
3%
Hesston College More (2007-2014)
% Unknown races
3%
6%
Hesston College Unknown (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
12%
1%
Hesston College Non Resident (2006-2014)
Hesston College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.70
Hesston College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $24,214 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $24,214 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $24,214 $5,664
Hesston College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $24,214 $10,360
Hesston College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Total Dormitory Capacity 410 271
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
90%
Hesston College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
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.

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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,213 per year for in-state students and $4,249 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,370 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 0.46, which is lower than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Donnelly College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.