Founded in 1882, Hastings College is a private, four-year, residential institution affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA).
Throughout our history, Hastings College has occupied a distinguished place among colleges in the Midwest. Our commitment to academic excellence, emphasis on service and experiential learning prepare students for lives well-lived.
Drawing inspiration from our Great Plains home, our Presbyterian heritage and our Liberal Arts history, Hastings College will graduate creative, curious and caring students equipped through exceptional teaching and deliberate mentoring to thrive as citizens of their local and global communities.
The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards
Many student services are coordinated through the Office of Student Life, which you can find in Hazelrigg Student Union.
The Hastings Oral History Initiative (HOHI) is a free online archive that provides an accessible public space for the Hastings community to deposit any oral history interviews so that others may engage in and make connections to our local, national, and global communities through shared and collaborative history.
We make sure members of the Hastings College community are safe, happy and healthy so you can focus your energy where it should be: getting a great education and enjoying all the fun and excitement that goes along with it.
Nearly every Hastings College student lives and eats right here on campus, and that means a great sense of community. Many first-year students live in Altman Hall, which is co-ed by wing and has special programming for first-year students. For a profile on Altman and our other three residence halls, check out the links below.
Hastings College is recognized across the nation for its excellence.