Estimated Costs for fall 2024 and spring 2025

Tuition and other academic fees

Fall 2024 Spring 2025 Total
Tuition fees $16,210 $16,210 $32,420
Miscellaneous fees (includes technology, software, wifi, etc.) $258 $258 $516
Course fees (estimated – includes lab fees and special fees)* $215 $215 $430
Textbooks (estimated) $700 $700 $1,400
Total $17,383 $17,383 $34,766

Living expenses paid to Hesston College

Fall 2024 Spring 2025 Total
Housing and food $5,544 $5,544 $11,088
Medical insurance (estimated)** $2,000 $2,000
Total living expenses $7,544 $5,544 $13,088
Personal spending money (estimate) $800 $800 $1,600
Total tuition, fees and living expenses $25,727 $23,727 $49,454

Sources of funds

Fall 2024 Spring 2025 Total
Hesston College International Scholarship $4,000 $4,000 $8,000
On-campus employment (estimate)*** $800 $800 $1,600
Family/personal funds (estimate)** $20,927 $18,927 $39,854

*Examples: course or lab fees and activity fees.
**Estimated cost for one year of health insurance. Hesston College Health Insurance is not required if the student has health insurance from his/her own country. Student-athletes must pay an additional insurance fee of $200.
***Student must apply for and maintain their established work agreement for on campus employment.

International Scholarships are Available

Hesston College offers International Scholarships. The amount of the scholarship is determined after the Application for Admission and the academic records are received by Hesston College. The college does not provide full scholarships.

Additional Scholarships

Additional available scholarships include:

  • Academic scholarships based on high school GPA
  • English proficiency scholarship based on English proficiency test score
  • Activity scholarships such as music, theatre or athletic skills and experience

On-Campus Employment is Possible

Many international students at Hesston College have on-campus employment. The amount which these students earn in one year is typically between $1,000 to $3,000.

Payment Deadline and Method of Payment

Payment is made on a semester-by-semester basis. The semester payment is due on or before arrival at Hesston College. In some cases, payment will be due before final admission documents will be sent. Payment can be made by bank wire, credit card, cash or bank check. Admitted students will receive specific instructions for the method of sending a payment by bank wire.

If you have questions or if you need more information, you can send an email to or phone 620-327-8133.