Hesston College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$29,472
0.752% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$21,271
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.93%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
325
92.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
82.4%
14 Graduates

About

Hesston College is a higher education institution located in Harvey County, KS. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Hesston College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (58 degrees awarded), General Studies (13 degrees), and Airline Professional Pilot & Flight Crew (3 degrees).

In 2022, 107 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Hesston College. 64.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (63 degrees), 4.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (14 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Hesston College is $29,472, which is $21,360 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Hesston College is $29,472, which is $21,360 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,271.

In 2022, 99% of undergraduate students attending Hesston College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$29,472
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Hesston College was $29,472. The cost of tuition at Hesston College is $21,360 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$21,271
2022 Value
7.52%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Hesston College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,271. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Hesston College grew by 7.52%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,084
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Hesston College was of $11,084 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 8.24% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
81%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Hesston College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 99% 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.
1.93%
2019 Default Rate
4
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Hesston College was 1.93%, which represents 4 out of the 207 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Hesston College had a total enrollment of 325 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Hesston College is 302 students and the part-time enrollment is 23. This means that 92.9% of students enrolled at Hesston College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Hesston College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 52.3% White, 13.5% Hispanic or Latino, 7.69% Black or African American, 4% Two or More Races, 1.85% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 1.23% Asian.

Students enrolled at Hesston College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (31.5%), followed by White Male (20.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.94%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Hesston College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 325 students. The full-time enrollment at Hesston College is 302 and the part-time enrollment is 23. This means that 92.9% of students enrolled at Hesston College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
2022 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 Hesston College was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Hesston College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    170 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    44 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    25 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Hesston College is 52.3% White, 13.5% Hispanic or Latino, 7.69% Black or African American, 4% Two or More Races, 1.85% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 1.23% Asian. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4 students (1.23%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 31 more women than men received degrees from Hesston College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Hesston College is white (63 degrees awarded). There were 4.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (14 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Hesston College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (58 degrees awarded), followed by General Studies (13 degrees) and Airline Professional Pilot & Flight Crew (3 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Hesston College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (71 degrees awarded), Transportation (3 degrees), and Health (33 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hesston College are Registered nurses (1,483,311 people), Accountants & auditors (1,040,941 people), Other managers (753,417 people), Financial managers (496,694 people), and Chief executives & legislators (392,778 people).

The most specialized majors at Hesston College in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (71 degrees awarded), Transportation (3 degrees), Health (33 degrees), Theology (0 degrees), and Business (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Hesston College are Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Hesston College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (71 degrees awarded), Transportation (3 degrees), Health (33 degrees), Theology (0 degrees), and Business (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hesston College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,805,068 people), Elementary & secondary schools (784,937 people), Computer Systems Design (530,258 people), Banking & related activities (488,738 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (483,815 people).

The most specialized majors at Hesston College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (71 degrees awarded), Transportation (3 degrees), Health (33 degrees), Theology (0 degrees), and Business (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Hesston College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 58 degrees awarded
  2. 13 degrees awarded
  3. 3 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Hesston College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 58 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

38
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
69
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 38 degrees were awarded to men at Hesston College, which is 0.551 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (69).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 29 degrees were awarded to men at Hesston College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1 times approximately the same the 29 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 31 degrees were awarded to men at Hesston College in Registered Nursing, which is 15.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (86.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Hesston College is Female and White (86.7% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    63 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    14 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Hesston College is white (63 degrees awarded). There were 4.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (14 degrees).

1.87% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    41 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    22 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Hesston College is white female (41 degrees awarded). There were 1.86 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (22 degrees).

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Operations

Hesston College has an endowment valued at nearly $15.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−12.2%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Hesston College had a total salary expenditure of 12.4M. Hesston College employs 37 Professors. Most academics at Hesston College are Male Professor (20), and Female Professor (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hesston College are: Management, with 14 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 13 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 10 employees.

Endowment

$15.6M
2022 Endowment
10%
decline from 2021

Hesston College has an endowment valued at about $15.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Hesston College declined 10% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10.3M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$5.46M
2022 Salaries
0.636%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Hesston College paid a median of $5.46M in salaries, which represents 44% of their overall expenditure ($12.4M) and a 0.636% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.84M
Instructional Salaries
37
Number of Employees

In 2022, Hesston College paid a total of $1.84M to 37 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
37 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
14 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Hesston College was Professor with 37 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hesston College were Management with 14 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 13 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 10 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Hesston College was Male Professor with 20 employees, and Female Professor with 17 employees.

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