Hastings College is recognized across the nation for its excellence.

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  • 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 its 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