Heidelberg University

310 E Market St, Tiffin, United States
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Overview of Heidelberg University

About this school

Heidelberg, founded in 1850, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 110-acre campus is located in Tiffin, 45 miles southeast of Toledo. Several campus buildings are listed in the National Register of Historic Places; campus architecture includes Greek Revival, Victorian Gothic, modern English Gothic, and international styles.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,059
    • Men:571 Men (53.9%)
    • Women:488 Women (46.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Heidelberg 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
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
3

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
June 1
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: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
310 East Market Street
City, State, Zip
Tiffin, OH 44883-2462
Phone
(419) 448-2330
Fax
(419) 448-2334
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
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
-
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
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
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
76% of 1,721 applicants were admitted
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
142 admitted students enrolled
Men
201 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.33
375 And Above
22%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
21%
2.50 - 2.99
19%
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
22 average |19-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
5%
• Score 24 - 29
30%
• Score 18 - 23
57%
• Score 12 - 17
8%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $31,000 (69.82%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,400 (23.42%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,500 (3.38%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,500 (3.38%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Heidelberg University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003048
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
364 (98.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
333 (91.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
333 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
72 (21.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$24,888
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 333 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,650
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 276 (82.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,300
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 32 (9.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
31 (8.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,166

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,035 (97.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
949 (91.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
949 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
288 (30.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$22,421
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 948 (99.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,536
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 896 (94.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,394
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 147 (15.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
147 (13.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,998

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
86%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$35,872
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
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Out-of-State Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,000

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


58

Part-Time Faculty


66

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


37%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 33% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 33% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 20% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 11% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% 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: - 19% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 59% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 22% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


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
428,939
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
125
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


Heidelberg University provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


67.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


39.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


47%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


49.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (46)


  • Accounting
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Hydrology and Water Resources Science
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Management
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Stringed Instruments
  • Voice and Opera

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Psychology, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services

Online Degrees


Engineering, nursing

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (6)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Education--General
  • Music Education
  • School Psychology
  • Social Psychology

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


17,832

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Toledo, Cleveland, Columbus

Campus Size


115 acres

Weather


Temperature
14.9 average low in January, 79.8 average high in September
Rain
135 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
20 mile(s) from campus in Findlay
Nearest Train Station
20 mile(s) from campus in Fostoria

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing

Students of College Housing


79% 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


22%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Student Prince/The Berg
School Colors
Red, orange, and black

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


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

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
archery, badminton, football, golf, soccer, softball, table tennis, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Heidelberg University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, alpha phi omega, berg events council, student senate, campus fellowship, black student union/world student union

Sororities


22% of women participate

Fraternities


12% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,041

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,059
Women
488
Men
571

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.9% Asian
  • 10.0% Black/African-American
  • 3.4% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 78.1% White
  • 3.9% Unknown

International Students


Not reported

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


150

Student Resources

Study resources