Heritage University

Heritage University Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Heritage University, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Heritage University Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Heritage University was awarded 54 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is early childhood education.

Overall Quality

Heritage University is ranked #935 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Heritage University held the #1,134 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Heritage University also holds the #27 spot on the Best Colleges in Washington ranking.

See all of the rankings for Heritage University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Heritage University?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Heritage University has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

Learn more about Heritage University admissions.

Heritage University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Heritage University is an impressive 6 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Heritage University is 29%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  29 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Heritage University

Freshmen Retention Rate

Heritage University has a freshmen retention rate of 74%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  74 out of 100
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Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Heritage University.

Heritage University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 827 undergraduates at Heritage University with 665 being full-time and 162 being part-time.

How Much Does Heritage University Cost?

The overall average net price of Heritage University is $10,056. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Heritage University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$9,633 $10,065 $9,318 $17,973 $19,393

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Heritage University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Heritage University, approximately 31% of students took out student loans averaging $3,599 a year. That adds up to $14,396 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Heritage University is 6.8%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Heritage University Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Heritage University with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $35,900 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 10% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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See which majors at Heritage University make the most money.

Location of Heritage University

Heritage University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Toppenish, Washington. The rural area surrounding Heritage University is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.

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Contact details for Heritage University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3240 Fort Rd, Toppenish, WA 98948
Phone: 888-272-6190
Website: www.heritage.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/HeritageUniversity?ref=tn_tnmn
Twitter: https://twitter.com/HUEagles

Heritage University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 35 majors graduated from Heritage University. Of these students, 190 received undergraduate degrees and 73 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Social Work 59 $35,400
Teacher Education Grade Specific 30 $42,100
Criminal Justice & Corrections 17 NA
General Education 14 NA
Business Administration & Management 13 $36,600
General Psychology 12 NA
Accounting 11 NA
General Biology 9 NA
Nursing 7 NA
Natural Resources Conservation 4 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Heritage University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Heritage University

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2018-2019, 34 students took at least one online class at Heritage University. This is a decrease from the 56 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 34 25
2017-2018 56 19
2016-2017 62 20
2015-2016 64 45
2013-2014 335 22

Learn more about online learning at Heritage University.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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