Central Community College-Hastings Campus: Narrative Description

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PO Box 1024
Hastings, NE 68902-1024
Tel: (402)463-9811
Admissions: (402)461-2428
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.cccneb.edu/


State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Central Community College. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1966. Setting: 600-acre small town campus. Educational spending 2003-04: $3265 per student. Total enrollment: 2,545. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. Full-time: 1,027 students, 49% women, 51% men. Part-time: 1,518 students, 62% women, 38% men. Students come from 36 states and territories, 4% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 0.4% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 44% 25 or older, 26% live on campus, 3% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters plus six-week summer session. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: 3 recommendations, interview. Placement: ACT ASSET or ACT COMPASS recommended; ACT required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $1392 full-time, $58 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $2088 full-time, $87 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $96 full-time, $4 per credit part-time. College room and board: $3744. Room and board charges vary according to board plan.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student-run radio station. Social organizations: 13 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Senate, Central Dormitory Council, Judicial Board, Seeds and Soils, Young Farmers and Ranchers. Major annual events: back-to-school week events, Christmas Party. Student services: personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, controlled dormitory access. 320 college housing spaces available; 311 were occupied in 2003-04. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Option: coed housing available. Nuckolls Library with 4,025 books, 52 serials, 150 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2003-04: $35,176. 190 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See Hastings College.

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