Hastings College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$27,800
2.89% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$21,400
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
6.32%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
68.3%
1,945 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
1,202
91.3% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
54.5%
175 Graduates

About

Hastings College is a higher education institution located in Adams County, NE. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Hastings College were General Business Administration & Management (32 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (27 degrees), and Sociology (18 degrees).

In 2017, 342 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Hastings College. 55% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (285 degrees), 13 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (22 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Hastings College is $27,800, which is $2,606 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Hastings College is $27,800, which is $2,606 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,400.

In 2017, 94% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 64% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$27,800
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Hastings College was $27,800. The cost of tuition at Hastings College is $2,606 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$21,400
2017 Value
7.69%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Hastings College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,400. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Hastings College grew by 7.69%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,567
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Hastings College was of $8,567 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 3.07% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.8% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

94%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
64%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Hastings College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.08% with respect to 2016, when 93% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6.32%
2016 Default Rate
18
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Hastings College was 6.32%, which represents 18 out of the 285 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Hastings College received 1,945 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 13% annual growth. Out of those 1,945 applicants, 1,329 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 68.3% acceptance rate.

There were 1,202 students enrolled at Hastings College in 2017, and 11% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Hastings College has an overall enrollment yield of 23.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

68.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
1,329
Accepted Out of 1,945

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Hastings College was 68.3% (1,329 admissions from 1,945 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 63.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 13%, while admissions grew by 20.7%.

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SAT Scores

11%
Submission Percentage
32
Scores Submitted

11% of enrolled first-time students at Hastings College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Hastings College has a total enrollment of 1,202 students. The full-time enrollment at Hastings College is 1,098 students and the part-time enrollment is 104. This means that 91.3% of students enrolled at Hastings College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Hastings College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 80.6% White, 6.49% Hispanic or Latino, 5.07% Two or More Races, 3.74% Black or African American, 1.16% Asian, 0.499% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.416% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Hastings College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (42%), followed by White Male (38.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (4.47%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (56%), followed by White Female (28%) and Two or More Races Female (8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Hastings College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,202 students. The full-time enrollment at Hastings College is 1,098 and the part-time enrollment is 104. This means that 91.3% of students enrolled at Hastings College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Hastings College was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Hastings College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    969
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    78
  3. Two or More Races
    61

The enrolled student population at Hastings College is 80.6% White, 6.49% Hispanic or Latino, 5.07% Two or More Races, 3.74% Black or African American, 1.16% Asian, 0.499% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.416% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2017, 34 more women than men received degrees from Hastings College. The majority of degree recipients at Hastings College are white (285 degrees awarded). There were 13 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (22 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Hastings College is General Business Administration & Management (32 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (27 degrees) and Sociology (18 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Hastings College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees awarded), Education (78 degrees), and History (8 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hastings College are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,045,565 people), Physicians (405,841 people), Secondary school teachers (362,050 people), Education administrators (315,748 people), and Other managers (301,261 people).

The most specialized majors at Hastings College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees awarded), Education (78 degrees), History (8 degrees), Communications (23 degrees), and Biology (26 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hastings College are Surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers

The most specialized majors at Hastings College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees awarded), Education (78 degrees), History (8 degrees), Communications (23 degrees), and Biology (26 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hastings College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,048,546 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (625,606 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (612,736 people), Offices of physicians (220,402 people), and Computer Systems Design (177,477 people).

The most specialized majors at Hastings College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees awarded), Education (78 degrees), History (8 degrees), Communications (23 degrees), and Biology (26 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Hastings College.
Most Common
  1. 32 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 27 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 18 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Hastings College was General Business Administration & Management with 32 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 154
  2. 188

In 2017, 154 degrees were awarded to men at Hastings College, which is 0.819 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (188).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 21 degrees were awarded to men at Hastings College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.91 times more than the 11 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 28 degrees were awarded to women at Hastings College in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 28 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

46%
100% Completion Time
58%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 46% of students graduating from Hastings College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 58% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Hastings College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    285 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    22 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Hastings College is white (285 degrees awarded). There were 13 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (22 degrees).

1.46% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    162 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    123 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Male
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Hastings College is white female (162 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (123 degrees).

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Operations

Hastings College has an endowment valued at nearly $98.2M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $6.03M (6.15%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Hastings College had a total salary expenditure of $30.8M. Hastings College employs 37 Professors, 21 Assistant professors, and 7 Associate professors. Most academics at Hastings College are Male Professors (24), Female Assistant professors(17), and Female Professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hastings College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 27 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 23 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$98.2M
2017 Endowment
13%
growth from 2016

Hastings College has an endowment valued at about $98.2M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Hastings College grew 13% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $61M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $70.4k - Federal
  2. $256k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Hastings College received $70.4k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $256k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$11.7M
2017 Salaries
4.06%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Hastings College paid a median of $11.7M in salaries, which represents 37.8% of their overall expenditure ($30.8M) and a 4.06% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.23% decline from 2015 and a 6.61% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.91M
Instructional Salaries
70
Number of Employees

In 2017, Hastings College paid a total of $3.91M to 70 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
37 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
27 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Hastings College were Professor with 37 employees; Assistant professor with 21 employees; and Assistant professor with 7 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hastings College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 27 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 23 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Hastings College was Male Professor with 24 employees, Female Assistant professor with 17 employees, and Female Professor with 13 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Hastings College.

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