Awards and Accreditation
Hastings College is recognized across the nation for its excellence.
- The Washington Monthly — Ranks Hastings College 14th among 350 Baccalaureate Colleges across the country for recruiting and graduating Pell Grant-eligible students and emphasizing student involvement with community service and service learning.
- The Princeton Review — Listed Hastings in the 2013 "Best in the Midwest" section on its website featuring 2013 Best Colleges: Region by Region.
- U.S. News & World Report — Ranks Hastings College 15th among colleges in the Midwest in the 2014 Best Colleges edition.
- The Washington Monthly — Ranks Hastings College 23rd in its first-ever "Biggest Bang for the Buck" rankings.
- U.S. News & World Report — In its compilation of the Best Colleges for Veterans, Hastings College ranks seventh among Colleges in the Midwest.
- Kaplan/Newsweek — Listed by Kaplan/Newsweek as one of "America's 369 Most Interesting Schools."
- The Chronicle of Higher Education — Recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education in its July 18 issue as one of its 2008 “Great Colleges to Work For.”
- Barron's — Named a "Best Buy in College Education" by Barron's
- Listed in:
- Kaplan's The Unofficial Unbiased Insider's Guide to the 331 Most Interesting Colleges
- Peterson's Guide to Competitive Colleges
- The National Review College Guide: America's Top Liberal Arts Schools
- Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since 1916
- Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music since 1947
- Accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education since 1964