Heritage University Overview
Located in Toppenish, Washington, Heritage University is a private not-for-profit institution. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.
What Is Heritage University Known For?
- Heritage University has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1.
- Although it may not be available for every major, the post-master's certificate is the highest award a student can attain at Heritage University.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 32% of the faculty were full-time.
Heritage University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Heritage University.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Heritage University has earned from around the web.
|#18||Best Social Work Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
|#20||Best Public Administration & Social Service Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
|#29||Highest Paid Teacher Education Grade Specific Graduates||College Factual|
|#34||Highest Paid Social Work Graduates||College Factual|
|#37||Highest Paid Education Graduates||College Factual|
Where Is Heritage University?
Contact details for Heritage University are given below.
|Address:||3240 Fort Rd, Toppenish, WA 98948|
How Do I Get Into Heritage University?
You can apply to Heritage University online at: https://myheritage.heritage.edu/ics/_portletview_/Apply_Now.jnz
Can I Afford Heritage University?
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 8.0%. 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.
Heritage University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 144 graduate students at the school.
Of the 665 full-time undergraduates at Heritage University, 24% are male and 76% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Heritage University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||448|
Online Learning at Heritage University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Heritage University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 25th most popular in Washington for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Heritage University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Heritage University was 14.9%. This is the #1,081 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Heritage University regardless of major.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Heritage University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Heritage University.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|General English Literature||#17|
|Biological & Biomedical Sciences||#25|
|English Language & Literature||#40|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Heritage University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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