Heidelberg University
Tiffin, OH 44883-2462


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,314
Religious affiliation United Church of Christ
Student to faculty ratio 14:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,045 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Heidelberg University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,663 applications and 1,319 students were granted admission. Heidelberg University is at the #77 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 94% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 11% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT850 to 1080
ACT19 to 25
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Heidelberg University's tuition was $28,600 for all students regardless of residency (6.7% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Heidelberg University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 47% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,324 (which is 1.7% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Heidelberg University in 2016-2017, was 264, which is 97% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,391 (which is 8.5% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Heidelberg University has enrolled a total of 1,314 students (1,161 students full-time and 153 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,314 students, 50 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 48% men and 52% women and 1,123 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 191 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 65 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 78%

Black/African American: 8%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%

Two or more races: 3%

Hispanic: 2%

Asian: 2%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Heidelberg University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 26% 40
Social Sciences 13% 20
History 5% 8
Psychology 5% 8
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 4% 6
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 4% 6
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 3% 4
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 1% 2
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 1% 2
Philosophy And Religious Studies 1% 2

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Heidelberg University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Heidelberg University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $29,800. Last year, out of the total 450 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 450 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 506 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 460 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $29,800 $36,700
Employment Rate 100% 91%
Total Graduates 450 506

Campus Location

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