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Student population

Total enrollment: 401
10% international students
45% U.S. students from outside of Kansas
45% students from Kansas

Dorming students:
51% female
49% male

Students come from 28 U.S. states and 16 countries in addition to the United States.

Countries represented: Albania, China, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Honduras, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Nepal, Nigeria, Panama, Peru, South Korea, Venezuela

U.S. states with 50 or more students at Hesston: Kansas
States with 11 to 49 students at Hesston: Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas
States with 6 to 10 students at Hesston: California, Colorado, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, Virginia
States with 1 to 5 students at Hesston: Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Washington

Strong academics

According to Global Perspectives Inventory, compared to other participating two- and four-year colleges nationwide,

  • Hesston College students have more interaction with faculty out of class.
  • Hesston College faculty more fully foster multiple perspectives in class.

About 3/4 of Hesston College courses are above the average of other colleges, earning the college exceptional distinction among two- and four-year institutions nationwide. The Individual Development and Educational Assessment

Average high school GPA for new Hesston College students fall 2016 – 3.34

Student satisfaction

97% of Hesston College alumni say they would Start Here again.

Average percent of Hesston College student satisfaction compared to what’s important to them: 96%.

Unique in Kansas

  • One of two FAA-approved flight training programs
  • Overall nursing licensure rate of 99%. Offers a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) and an RN to BSN program
  • Only faith-based disaster management program

Spiritual life

  • 25 faith traditions on campus
  • 28% of students are Mennonite
  • 28 chapels required per semester (8 for full-time off-campus students)
  • 30 student-led Campus Worships per year
  • 35+ service learning opportunities available on campus and in local community

Cost and financial aid