Hesston College

Hesston College

Hesston College, a two-year college founded in 1909, is located in Hesston, Kansas, United States, 35 miles north of Wichita. Founded in 1909, the college has an enrollment of about 450 students who typically come from about 30 states and 30 other countries including Canada. It has a faculty-student ratio of 1:14.

tatement of mission

Hesston College, the two-year college of the Mennonite Church USA, educates and nurtures each student within Christ-centered community, integrating thought, life, and faith for service to others in the church and the world.

Academic programs

As a two-year college, Hesston's educational program is designed to meet a variety of student needs. Curricula are available for students interested in the first two years of a liberal arts program, various pre-professional programs, and other fields of study requiring four-year degrees.

Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees are available in the following transfer programs:
*Agricultural Sciences
*Bible and Ministry
*Child and Family Studies
*Communication Arts
*Computer Science
*Disaster Management
*Education - Elementary and Early Childhood
*Education - Secondary
*English and Literature
*Health and Medical Occupations
*Horticulture - Public Gardening
*Horticulture - Science
*Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies
*Physical Education
*Social Work and Sociology
*Theatre Arts
*Youth Ministry

In addition, the following Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences non-transfer degrees are available:
*Computer Information Technology
*Early Childhood Education
*Pastoral Ministries

Educational facilities

The main convert|50|acre|0 Hesston campus consists of 12 buildings, including two residential dormitories, an administration building, library, a number of academic buildings, and two gymnasiums. It also has a baseball diamond, soccer field, two racketball courts, a weight room, and four tennis courts.

The Dyck Arboretum of the Plains is a convert|25|acre|0 Arboretum located just blocks from the main campus.

The aviation program has facilities at the Newton City-County Airport just East of Newton, Kansas.

The Nursing program, in addition to facilities on the main campus, has affiliations with local hospitals, including Newton Medical Center and Prairie View Mental Health Center in Newton, Schowalter Villa in Hesston, and Via Christi--St. Francis Campus, Via Christi--St. Joseph Campus, and Columbia Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.

External links

* [http://www.hesston.edu/ Hesston College]
* [http://www.dyckarboretum.com/ Dyck Arboretum of the Plains]
* [http://www.hesstonks.org/ City of Hesston, Kansas]

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