Hastings College, founded in 1882, is a private, four-year liberal arts institution dedicated to high academic achievement, intellectual discovery and extracurricular exploration essential to life-long learning.
Our home is Hastings, Nebraska – a friendly, progressive, fun college town of 25,000.
The Hastings College campus is situated on 109 beautifully landscaped acres. Within that space sit 40 buildings, spanning from the traditional McCormick Hall (built in 1883) to the gleaming Osborne Family Sports Complex / Fleharty Educational Center (built in 2002) and the ultra-comfortable Bronco Village student apartments (completed in 2006). An outdoor track complex was completed in 2007, and The Morrison-Reeves Science Center, a state-of-the-art student learning facility, opened for classes in fall 2009.
Hastings College is named in the 2008 edition of America's Best Value Colleges, published by The Princeton Review ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, America's Best Colleges 2009, named a 2010 "'Best College in the Midwestern Region" by The Princeton Review, listed by Kaplan/Newsweek as one of "America's 369 Most Interesting Schools," and recognized among the top liberal arts colleges in America by The Washington Monthly.
Hastings College has also been named a "Best Buy in College Education" by Barron's and is listed in Kaplan's The Unofficial Unbiased Insider's Guide to the 331 Most Interesting Colleges, Peterson's Guide to Competitive Colleges, and The National Review College Guide: America's Top Liberal Arts Schools.