Awards and Accreditation
Hastings College is recognized across the nation for its excellence.
- Washington Monthly — Hastings College is one of the country’s best national baccalaureate schools, ranking in the top 30, and is in the top 20 for having graduates complete their degree and go on to earn a PhD according to the publication’s 2018 rankings.
- MONEY – Included Hastings among the 50 most affordable private colleges on its Best College list.
- USA Today named Hastings, Nebraska, as one of the 20 best small college towns in the country in 2016.
- In 2017, Zippia.com named Hastings College the #1 college in Nebraska for finding employment.
- U.S. News & World Report — Ranked Hastings College 17th among colleges in the Midwest in the 2017 Best Colleges edition and 16th on it’s Great Schools, Great Prices list.
- The Washington Monthly — Includes Hastings College on its “Best Bang for the Buck” list, noting that Hastings helps students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices.
- The Princeton Review — Listed Hastings on its 2017 “Best Midwestern” college list. It also named Hastings in the Top 25% of colleges nationwide.
- 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