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Hastings College
Motto Pro Rege (For the King)
Established 1882
Type Private liberal arts
Religious affiliation Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Endowment $59,862,704[1]
President Dr. Phillip Dudley
Dean Ann Fairbanks (interim)
Undergraduates 1,154
Location Hastings, NE, USA
Campus rural (109 acres)
Colors White and Crimson
Nickname Broncos
Affiliations NAIA, GPAC

Hastings College is a private, undergraduate, four-year, residential liberal arts college in Hastings, Nebraska, USA.



The college was founded in 1882 by a group of men and women seeking to establish a Presbyterian college dedicated to high academic and cultural standards. Hastings College has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission's North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since 1916.[2]


The Hastings College campus is situated on 109 acres (0.44 km2). Within that space sits 40 buildings, spanning from the traditional McCormick Hall built in 1883 to the gleaming Osborne Family Sports Complex/Fleharty Educational Center was built in 2002 and the Bronco Village student apartments completed in 2005. Most recently, the Morrison-Reeves Science Center was opened in late 2009.


Hastings College is included in U.S. News & World Report, America's Best Colleges 2007 and was named a 2007 "'Best College in the Midwestern Region" by Princeton Review. HC was also listed by Kaplan/Newsweek as one of "America's 369 Most Interesting Schools" and recognized as the top liberal arts college in Nebraska by The Washington Monthly magazine.Hastings boasts a well known music department known for its ensembles including a Concert Band Ensemble, Hastings College Choir, Music Theatre Ensemble and others.

Notable alumni and faculty




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