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Student population

Total enrollment: 363
13% international students
34% U.S. students from outside of Kansas
53% students from Kansas

Students come from 30 U.S. states, two U.S. territories and 23 countries including the United States.

Countries represented: Albania, Australia, Bahamas, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Haiti, Honduras, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Nigeria, Taiwan Province of China, Republic of Korea, Republic of Kosovo, Rwanda, Poland, Spain, United States of America

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

Strong academics and Outstanding Support

  • 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 2020 – 3.36

Unique in Kansas

  • One of two FAA-approved flight training programs
  • Only FAA-approved Collegiate Training Initiative air traffic control program
  • 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
  • Only faith-based disaster management program

Spiritual life

  • 23 Christian denominations and world religions on campus
  • 19% of students are Mennonite
  • 30 chapels required per semester for on-campus students
  • 30 student-led Campus Worship services per year (not required)

Financial aid

  • 99% of students receive some kind of aid
  • Average financial aid package: $24,500+
  • 120 endowed scholarship
  • about 325 available campus jobs
  • Kansas dorming students with a 3.0 GPA are guaranteed 60% off tuition through our Go State promise

Student involvement

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

Outcomes & Accolades

Inthe 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% complege Hesston College career programs
(*of college graduates who attended Hesston College)