Hesston College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411; 800-621-7440) and is authorized to grant degrees by the State of Kansas. The Higher Learning Commission is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
The Associate Degree in Nursing program (ADN) is approved by the Kansas State Board of Nursing (900 SW Jackson, Suite 1051, Topeka, KS 66612-1230; 785-296-4929; www.ksbn.org) and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-975-5000; www.acenursing.org).
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program (BSN) is approved by the Kansas State Board of Nursing (900 SW Jackson, Suite 1051, Topeka, KS 66612-1230; 785-296-4929; www.ksbn.org). The baccalaureate degree in nursing program at Hesston College is a new applicant pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791). New applicant status is neither a status of accreditation nor a guarantee that accreditation will be granted.
Hesston College is a member of the Kansas Independent College Association/Kansas Independent College Fund, the Council of Independent Colleges and the Association of American Colleges and Universities. Hesston College is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association.