Huntington University

2303 College Ave, Huntington, United States
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Overview of Huntington University

About this school

Huntington, founded in 1850, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 170-acre campus is located on the edge of the city of Huntington, 20 miles from Fort Wayne.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:996
    • Men:447 Men (44.9%)
    • Women:549 Women (55.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Huntington University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
2
3
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
3
4
History
-
-
Academic Electives
7
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2303 College Avenue
City, State, Zip
Huntington, IN 46750-1299
Phone
(260) 359-4000
Fax
(260) 356-9448
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 1
Application Fee
$20
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
90% of 789 applicants were admitted
Women
89% of 483 applicants were admitted
Men
91% of 306 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
217 (31%) of 709 admitted students enrolled
Women
121 (28%) of 431 admitted students enrolled
Men
96 (35%) of 278 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.44
375 And Above
36%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
13%
2.00 - 2.49
7%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |18-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
4%
• Score 24 - 29
35%
• Score 18 - 23
46%
• Score 12 - 17
15%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $25,540 (75.13%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,456 (24.87%)
  • Other Expenses: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Huntington University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 10
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001803
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
205 (97.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
146 (71.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
146 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
5 (3.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$20,385
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 146 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,094
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 110 (75.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,845
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 22 (15.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
34 (16.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,670

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
598 (70.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
537 (89.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
537 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
38 (7.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
87%
Average Award
$19,060
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 526 (98.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,851
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 412 (76.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,209
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 74 (13.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
268 (31.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,626

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
77%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$32,515
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Agriculture, Business, Communication
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students, Local/State Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


4-1-4

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


65

Part-Time Faculty


47

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


43%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 27% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 45% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 12% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 12% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 4% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 11% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 79% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 11% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
209
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Huntington University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


Students Graduating Within 4 Years


54.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


63.1%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


65.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (75)


  • Accounting
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication, General
  • Computer Science
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • General Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Music Management
  • Music Pedagogy
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
  • Nursing Administration
  • Outdoor Education
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Project Management
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Small Business Administration/Management
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Sports Studies
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Writing, General
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Visual and performing arts, Education

Online Degrees


Business administration, nursing, social work, athletic training with Manchester University

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Occupational Therapy

Master's Programs of Study (5)


  • Education--General
  • English as a Second Language
  • Middle School Education
  • Missions and Missiology
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


17,210

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Fort Wayne

Campus Size


170 acres

Weather


Temperature
15.3 average low in January, 80.9 average high in September
Rain
132 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
Huntington
Nearest Train Station
20 mile(s) from campus in Fort Wayne

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


72% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


28%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Not available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Not offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Forester
School Colors
Red and dark green

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, racquetball, soccer, table tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Huntington University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, friesen center for volunteer service, student government association, multicultural activities council, student activities board, intramural sports

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


871

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
996
Women
549
Men
447

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.2% Asian
  • 2.1% Black/African-American
  • 4.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 89.1% White
  • 0.0% Unknown

International Students


4.7% from 24 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


299

Student Resources

Study resources