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History, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Hastings, NE, United States
As a Hastings College history major, you’ll excel in internships with museums, congressional offices and churches doing history in real-world situations. Plus our graduates have: accepted Fulbright Fellowships to teach English in Romania. 
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Enjoyed the Peace Corps in places like Indonesia. Attended graduate schools at the University of Michigan, Boston College, University of Missouri-Columbia, Texas Tech University, Denver University and others. As well as working for libraries, art studios, corporate offices, museums, churches and universities.

Hastings College History alumni land in all these places, where their capacity to analyze and communicate sets them apart.

Develop a deep understanding of history

With professors actively engaged in diverse research projects and committed to classroom excellence, you’ll build a deeper understanding of the past, which impacts the present and, yes, your future! At the same time, you’ll develop sound communication and analytical skills – critical components for a successful and meaningful life.

Polish your reading, writing and discussion skills as you practice the historian’s craft. Through widely varied departmental offerings in terms of subject material and approach to the past, you’ll analyze primary sources, synthesize secondary sources and express ideas in written and oral form. Your senior seminar research project pulls all your experiences together into a presentation you may offer at the Missouri Valley History Conference or at a Phi Alpha Theta National History Honorary conference.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Latin America in World History
  • English Composition
  • The Renaissance, Reformation and Baroque
  • U.S. History since 1877
  • Principles of Human Communication

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

After applying to Hastings College, please send the items below to our our international admissions counselor Grant Hunter at

  • Provide an official, certified copy of secondary school work. Hastings College requires one of the following credential evaluation services:
    • World Education Services (WES); approximate cost of $100-205 US, or
    • Incred (for student-athletes only, registering for eligibility through the NAIA Clearinghouse); approximate cost $130 for Clearinghouse and $85 for evaluation
  • Standardized test scores from one of the following:
    • TOEFL: iBT or internet test score of 77  (our school code is 6270)
    • IELTS: a score of 6 or better
    • ACT composite score of 20+   (our school code is 2456)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30050 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30050 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    30050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30050 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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