Hesston College

Tel: (620)327-4221
445 students
Private not-for-profit

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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 445 students (84% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Hesston College is the only community colleges within Harvey County County, KS.
The nearest community college is Hutchinson Community College (26.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
Hesston College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 42 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 445 teachers 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 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 50% over five years.
Total Enrollment
445 students
1,269 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students
376 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 69 students
1,017 students
Hesston College sch enrollment Hesston College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
7%
7%
% Black
6%
12%
% White
67%
57%
% Two or more races
3%
2%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
% Non Resident races
14%
2%
Hesston College sch ethnicity Hesston College sta ethnicity
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. 0.15 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $23,524 is more than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $23,524 is more than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $23,524 $5,740
Hesston College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $23,524 $10,252
Hesston College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 406 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
89%
Source: 2013 (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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Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Hutchinson Hutchinson Community College
    Public
    1300 N Plum St
    Hutchinson, KS 67501
    (620)665-3500
    26.8  Mi  |  6128  students
  • Wichita Wichita Area Technical College
    Public
    4004 N Webb Rd. Bldg 100
    Wichita, KS 67226
    (316)677-9400
    28.4  Mi  |  2934  students
  • Wichita Vatterott College-Wichita
    Private for-profit
    8853 E. 37th Street N.
    Wichita, KS 67226
    (316)634-0066
    28.6  Mi  |  174  students
  • Wichita ITT Technical Institute-Wichita
    Private for-profit
    8111 E. 32nd Street North Suite 103
    Wichita, KS 67226
    (316)609-4100
    29  Mi  |  337  students
  • Wichita National American University-Wichita
    Private for-profit
    7309 East 21st Street North Suite G-40
    Wichita, KS 67206
    (316)448-5400
    30.1  Mi  |  375  students
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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 0.39, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Wright Career College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.