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Student population

Total enrollment: 325
18% international students
44% U.S. students from outside of Kansas
37% students from Kansas

Students come from 30 U.S. states and 22 countries including the United States.

Countries represented: Albania, Australia, Bahamas, Canada, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Honduras, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Korea (Republic of), Kosovo (Republic of) Mongolia, Nepal, Peru, South Africa, United States of America, Vietnam, Zimbabwe

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

Strong academics and Outstanding Support

  • Classes capped at 40 students
  • 100% of professors do all their own classroom teaching
  • 9:1 student to professor ratio
  • Free/unlimited peer tutor sessions
  • Free/unlimited counseling services
  • Regular meetings with faculty advisor
  • Writing assistants to assist with papers
  • Internship opportunities
  • Transcultural experience opportunities

Average high school GPA for new Hesston College students fall 2022 – 3.38

Unique in Kansas

  • One of three FAA-approved flight training programs
  • Only FAA-approved Collegiate Training Initiative air traffic control program (available to U.S. citizens)
  • Overall nursing licensure rate of 99% in more than 50 year history. Offers a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) and an LPN to BSN programs

Spiritual life

  • 21 Christian denominations and world religions on campus
  • 15% of students are Mennonite
  • 30 student-led Campus Worship services per year (not required)

Financial aid

  • 99% of students receive some kind of aid
  • Average financial aid package: $26,500+
  • 120 endowed scholarship
  • about 325 available campus jobs
  • Kansas residents within 50 miles of campus get 65% off tuition with the In Your Backyard campaign

Student involvement

82 percent of dorming students participate on a sports team or in a performing arts group.

Outcomes & Accolades

In the top 10 of all Kansas institutions for median salary of graduates 10 years after starting college.

67% of students transfer to complete an undergraduate degree.
33% complete Hesston College career programs
(*of college graduates who attended Hesston College)