Perhaps the most surprising aspects of the Hesston experience are the diverse backgrounds our students represent and our impressive number of international students. Our student population of nearly 450 includes representation from 13 countries, 33 states and 25 religious affiliations – a very uncommon and healthy mix of people that contributes greatly to the quality of a Hesston education.
Students from around the world choose Hesston because of the intimate, supportive, and engaging environment they find.
No matter where you come from, you’ll find the majors , the student groups and leadership opportunities, the financial assistance, and individualized guidance on things like housing, finding a campus job, and getting oriented that will make your transition very smooth and enjoyable.
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Important Characteristics of Hesston College
- Two-year private college
- Founded in 1909
- Dormitories and cafeteria
- More than 50 majors for transfer
- Students can earn the Associate degree or the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree
- Highest scores in the U.S. among two-year colleges in support for learners and student-faculty interaction
- The small, intimate nature of the college and community of Hesston, Kansas, is complemented by the excitement, resources and opportunities afforded by nearby Wichita and its population of more than 300,000.
- The Hesston College campus sits on about 50 acres (20 hectares) and is comprised of 13 well-equipped academic, residential and recreational buildings.
- While the town of Hesston is a safe, relatively quiet community, the campus comes alive through formal and informal activities every day.
Hesston College will provide an environment which is conducive to your academic success.
Personal Attention and Support
As a student at Hesston, you will be guided through all aspects of the admission process, as well as issues related to financial aid, housing and orientation. Also, there are many student clubs and organizations at Hesston, some of which have been formed specifically for international students.
Hesston College will expect you to study hard, but we will also provide individual assistance if needed. We will help you succeed.
Hesston College will provide an excellent foundation for your transfer program of study and will assist you in the transfer process.
Affiliation and Accreditation
Hesston College is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
International Student Admissions Hesston College P.O. Box 3000 Hesston, KS 67062-2093 U.S.A.
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